Mila P. Cooper
Executive Director of Career Education and Community Engagement
Mila Cooper oversees Career Education and Community Engagement. She is an experienced student-centered administrator. Prior to arriving at Earlham, she served in a number of positions including Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students, Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Director of Community Outreach & Service-Learning.
Mila holds a B.S. in communication studies, an M.A. in higher education administration, a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry (D.Min). She is a Level III trainer in Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Resolution. Mila is passionate about advocating for and mentoring college students, collaborating with faculty to design service-learning and community-based curricula and supporting her team in the CGCE.
Personally, Mila enjoys spending time with her family – husband Gerald, two daughters and one granddaughter, and traveling. She is committed to social justice and is involved in a number of community-based initiatives.
Specialties and InterestsCareer Education, Community Engagement, Service/Community-Based Learning, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership Development
Senior Career Coach
Corey serves as a coach, guide and mentor to students as they navigate their Epic journey at Earlham. In addition to overseeing the Science and Environment Career Community, he leads the Center for Career Education’s (CCE) Peer Coaching Program and acts as the CCE’s liaison to the Center for Environmental Leadership. Corey collaborates with students to explore their interests, values, and strengths; develop impactful application materials; think critically about their goals; and pursue a sense of meaningful work in their local and global communities.
He holds a B.S. in youth ministry from Indiana Wesleyan University and a B.S. in psychology from Northwestern College. Before joining the Earlham community, Corey worked in career development, residence life, community and civic engagement, and counseling psychology. He has published research on the cognitive science of religion and mindfulness-based behavior therapy.
When not in the office, you can usually find him spending time with his wife, Amanda, and their son, Silas; roasting coffee; or getting pulled around a new hiking trail by his two dogs, Mulder and Blue.