Gogebic Community College
Matt Laird

Matt Laird

Student Success Coordinator

Department: Student Services
Phone: 906-523-7930
Room Number: Houghton

Matt began employment at GCC in 2022 and currently serves as the Student Success Coordinator for the Copper Country Campus.  Prior to GCC, Matt was a High School Science Teacher, Adjunct Science Instructor, Visiting Instructor, and Talent Specialist for UP MI Works. Matt earned a Bachelor’s and Master's degree in Geophysics from Michigan Technological University.

Matt is originally from Muskegon, MI and has lived in Houghton since 2006. Currently he lives in South Range with his wife and daughter Ripley. Bonus points if you can guess what Ripley is named after.

Scenic Background