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Counselor , College program director

John Thomas Coggins, American college program director, counselor. Certified life counselor, Indiana; marriage and family therapist, Indiana. Recipient Meritorious Service award Indiana Personnel and Guidance Association, 1976, Affirmative Action award Purdue University, 1986; named Part-time Teacher of Year, Purdue, Westville, 1987, 92.

Background

Coggins, John Thomas was born on January 26, 1945 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Son of John Thomas and Margaret (Walsh) Coggins.

Education

Bachelor, St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1967. Master of Arts, St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1968. Certified in counseling, Purdue University, 1972.

Career

Counselor, Andrean High School, Merriville, Indiana, 1968-1972;guidance director, N. Judson (Indiana) High School, 1972-1975;counseling center director, Purdue N. Center, Westville, Indiana, 1975-1978;director student services, Purdue N. Center, Westville, 1978-1986;dean of students, Purdue N. Center, Westville, since 1987. Principal Counseling/Consultant, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1987-1990. Speaker natiowide on positive attitude, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Certified life counselor, Indiana. Marriage and family therapist, Indiana.

Membership

Member American Counseling Association, American College Personnel Association, Family Counseling Association of Porter County (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, jogging, reading.

Connections

Married Kathleen Ann Bazin, August 17, 1968. Children: John, Thomas.

father:
John Thomas Coggins

mother:
Margaret (Walsh) Coggins

spouse:
Kathleen Ann Bazin

children:
John Coggins

Thomas Coggins