Director of Recruitment Communications
Hometown: Originally from St. Charles, IL, now lives in Rock Island, IL
Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College
Majors: Speech Communication, Spanish
Meghan Cooley chose to attend Augustana for three specific reasons: (1) wide variety of majors; (2) involvement in fine arts (even for non-majors); and (3) international study opportunities. After graduating in 1999, Meghan held a position at SBC/Ameritech for a short time before joining the admissions staff in October 1999.
A homeowner in Rock Island, Meghan is very enthusiastic about the Quad Cities and all the area has to offer. She enjoys community involvement in a variety of ways from volunteering to comedy shows to athletic events. Meghan's husband, Luke is an assistant track coach for Augustana. They had their first child in February 2009 and enjoy spending time with their future Viking.
Meghan is grateful to have the opportunity to help students find the right college. Helping students and families with this important decision is an honor. "I may not be a cancer researcher or a political activist or a mentoring teacher, but I am helping other people become these things," she says.