Peabody Staff Spotlight: Karen Swoopes

Karen Swoopes is the Administrative Assistant for the Peabody Library. Karen has worked in the Peabody Library for 17 years.

1. What is something about your job that you wish everyone knew?
According to my director, “I run this place!” 🙂 I liaise with many departments on campus, most notably Plant Operations.
2. What’s a professional accomplishment that you’re particularly proud of?
Obtaining my PACE (Professional Administrative Certification of Excellence), and re-certifying this year.
3. When you’re not at work, what’s your favorite thing to do to fill  your time?
My days at work are often very full, so when I am away from work I enjoy my quiet time.

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