About First Lady Michelle Dorsey

Michelle Dorsey

Michelle Dorsey, First Lady of TLU, was born and raised in Bowling Green, Ohio, and is the daughter of an art professor and interior designer. Michelle’s father, Robert Mazur, is professor emeritus of art at Bowling Green State University where he served as director and associate director of the School of Art as well as director of graduate studies in art during his 33-year career. Her mother stayed home raising Michelle and her two older brothers until returning to work as a vice president in the banking industry when the kids entered high school then later changing careers and becoming an interior designer.

Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising from Bowling Green State University and worked in the telecom industry and banking industry until getting married and having three daughters.

As a presidential spouse, Michelle’s priorities center on her husband, her children and TLU students. Her passion is to foster confidence and strength in young college students, which she has done through the formation of The Black & Gold President’s Council.The B&G council, now in its third year, was inspired by her mother’s encouraging nature and her personal desire to help students feel at ease interacting with different people in social situations. From etiquette to wardrobe, students who serve on the B&G council develop social leadership thanks to Michelle Dorsey.

In addition to her ongoing involvement with TLU students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and donors, she is a task force member on the Council of Independent Colleges, a member of the Seguin ISD School Health Advisory Council and serves on the City of Seguin Main Street Advisory Board.