Raquel NilesOffice Manager
Raquel Niles is the office manager of the political science and philosophy departments. She also supports the directors of the international studies and women's studies programs and the Washington, D.C., Honors semester.
Raquel's management responsibilities include coordinating department events, creating publicity material, and managing the department websites and social media. She also manages budgets, maintains records and files, and performs all other administrative functions.
- Pursuing M.S., organizational leadership, Southern New Hampshire University, 2017
- Graduate Certificate, human resource management, Southern New Hampshire University, 2015
- B.S., ministry leadership and business management minor, Cornerstone University, 2012
Prior to Hope, Raquel worked with Bethany Christian Services, supporting international and domestic programs, as well as post-adoption and pregnancy counseling.
Why I Love Hope
Raquel was born and raised in Holland, so Hope has always been a small part of her life. The ability to work with students pursuing their goals and dreams brings her great joy. She also likes the sense of community Hope embodies.
Outside the College
Raquel is part of a soccer family! Her husband is the head soccer coach for Caledonia, so soccer season is a busy but fun time. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.