LEAD 300, 330
Sophia Sweeney is an Adjunct Instructor for LEAD 300 and LEAD 330 in Organizational Leadership, in the School of Professional Studies. Prior to joining WKU, Mrs. Sweeney had a career in the US Army for over 20 years on active duty serving throughout the United States and overseas. The bulk of her professional career has been in the Military Police field. She performed various duties such as Squad leader, Drill Sergeant, Drill Sergeant Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major. She is currently a Career Program Manager for Army Education Services personnel. She has also performed duties as the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center Manager on Fort Knox which is most known for the Master Resilience Training courses and as a Transition Education Counselor, where she counseled as well as facilitated Higher Education classes to assist transitioning service members, veterans and family members in search of colleges, their educational benefits, and financial aid. She holds an and Associate of Arts degree in General Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College, a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University, and a Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA. Mrs. Sweeney’s hobbies are spending time with her family, fitness, and reading.