Loyola University Chicago

University Staff Council

June 2015

Shawna Cooper-Gibson

Title/s:  Assistant Dean

Email: scoopergibson@luc.edu


Department/School/Division: School of Communication
Campus: Water Tower Campus
Years at Loyola: 

What is your favorite thing about working at Loyola?
The students!

What is your most memorable achievement as a Loyola employee?
Graduating our first class of students in 2009. We were a new school with new administration, and I appreciated all that I learned in becoming part of a strong team of faculty, staff, and students.

What does Loyola's mission mean to you?
It means making our world a better place. Loyola’s local and global initiatives are inspiring to the University community, and I am grateful to being a part of these endeavors.

What motivates you to succeed each and every day?
I love helping people. It is energizing when I am able to assist someone in need, I feel accomplished.

Tell us how you show your Rambler pride. 
I have SO much Loyola University Chicago School of Communication swag. I wear it all the time.

Tell us something most people at Loyola would be surprised to know about you. 
I am trying to run all of the World Marathon Majors (6). I have run Berlin, Chicago, New York, and Tokyo. I only have Boston and London to complete, but that may take a while.