Loretta Cooper featured as Centennial Speaker

Anderson University alumna Loretta Cooper, senior communications consultant at LEA Consulting Group in Fairfax, Va., will be a featured speaker as a part of the university’s Centennial Chapel Series, Jan. 19, 11 a.m., in Reardon Auditorium on the AU campus. Prior to her work with LEA Consulting Group, she served as principal of Clarity Communications Group and a correspondent with ABC News, Washington Bureau.

The Centennial Chapel Speaker Series is designed to showcase Anderson University alumni representing various generations and walks of life. Each guest in the series will be interviewed by someone close to their areas of passion and experience. The series is one of several events planned by Anderson University.

A former ABC News correspondent (aka Lauren Rogers), Loretta spent more than a decade covering the White House, Capitol Hill and the Courts. She has also worked with filmmakers and television producers to generate positive media coverage about their projects, teaching them how to tell their stories in a way that communicates effectively. She is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding broadcasting, including the prestigious Du Pont Award for her coverage of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Feature Reporting.

Loretta earned her bachelor’s degree in 1989 from Anderson University and pursued graduate studies in American political history at George Mason University. She received her certification as a leadership coach through Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership.

Anderson University is a private, liberal arts institution in Anderson, Indiana with a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service in the church and society. Anderson University is recognized among top colleges by U.S. News and World ReportColleges of Distinction, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university now offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in businessmusic education, and theology.

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