Alumni Board: Tania Cook

Tania Cook

Tania (Hart) Cook (’85)

Tania (Hart) Cook graduated from Twin Cedars High School in 1981. She received her associate of arts degree in 1983 from Indian Hills Community College and was awarded a Community College Honorary Scholarship from Truman. She graduated in 1985 from Truman with a bachelor’s degree in business and office education. Cook also earned a coaching endorsement from Drake University and a certificate of Rehabilitation Administration from the University of Missouri.

While a student at Truman, Cook was a member of Delta Sigma Pi, Pi Omega Pi, the marching band, and worked in the Business Division with Dr. Robert Dager and his staff.

Since graduating from Truman, Cook has been employed by Job Point as a vocational skills instructor, skills training coordinator of office technology and CNA, and manager for Job Point’s rehabilitation services programs.

Cook served as president of the Mid-Missouri Alumni Chapter for four years.  She is active in the Elks Lodge 594, the Columbia United States Bowling Congress Association, the Women’s Network through the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, and the Show-Me State Games where she was previously recognized as a Female Volunteer of the Year. Cook was recognized in 2013 for her service to the University and her community with the Truman State University Bulldog Forever Volunteer of the Year Award.

Cook and her husband Allan live in Harrisburg, Mo.