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Chuck Cox

Chuck Cox

To be a part of the Evangel family, and serving its alumni through this leadership role, is a privilege that I treasure.

Title: Director of Alumni Relations

Office: Alumni

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Professional Information: Upon graduation from Evangel in 1973, with a degree in mathematics, Chuck entered the Marine Corps and attended Officer's Candidate School in Quantico VA. It was there that he was commissioned a second lieutenant. He then completed flight school at NAS Pensacola where he received his wings in November of 1974. He served the Marine Corps for eight years as a pilot, achieving the rank of captain. Sensing the Lord changing the course for Chuck and his family, they moved back to Springfield. He completed a master of divinity degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and soon thereafter, he joined the staff at Evangel in his current position. Chuck has been directing the ministry of the Office of Alumni Relations since 1985 and was honored at the 2010 Homecoming Banquet for his 25 years of outstanding service.

Job Responsibilities: Chuck gives leadership to the office staff of Alumni Relations, the Alumni Board of Directors (serving as executive secretary) and the Homecoming Committee. He orchestrates citywide events in support of the university's campaigns for buildings, the Evangel Fund and other projects. He also oversees the alumni groups and their presence on the most popular online networking communities. Chuck is a contributing editor to VISION, produces the E-newsletters and broadcast e-mails. He serves on several committees.

Org Memberships: CCCU Alumni Professionals, Leadership Springfield Alumni

Started Work: 1985

Favorite Thing About Work: Fostering alumni relationships

Was an Evangel Student: 1969-1973

Favorite Memory as a Student: Meeting Jo Veach (my wife), dorm life in 86 and K2S, Dr. Bo's tutelage and guidance, Dr. George Wood's series on the Sermon on the Mount, Dr. Cal LeMon's series on the Ten Commandments, campus revival, and the baseball team's success my last two years.

Originally From: Cedar Lake, IN

Personal Information: I enjoy traveling, hiking, landscaping, fishing and missions trips.

Other: Jo and I are enjoying parenting and grandparenthood with three wonderful adult children, two terrific sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law and five incredible grandkids.

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