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Celeste Shanahan

Celeste Shanahan
Publicity and Promotion Program Coordinator

1615 Commerce Parkway Bloomington IL 61704

(309) 663-8306
Program Areas
Communications and Marketing

Celeste has been a Publicity and Promotion Coordinator at the University of Illinois Extension Office Serving Livingston, McLean, and Woodford Counties since June 2022. At Extension, Celeste appreciates the opportunity to communicate the word of all of our programming here at Extension. Growing up, Celeste was a Piatt County 4-H alumni and owes all of her growth and developmental skills to Extension. 

Celeste graduated from Illinois State University in 2022 with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on psychology, 1-8 education, counseling, human resources, and communications. She also holds her B.S. in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Middle-Level Education English Language Arts and Social Sciences. While attending ISU, Celeste, worked with several businesses in the community to promote and work with youth education, continuing adult education, and academic advisement and coaching. 

She currently studying  M.S. in Academic Advisement and Career Readiness with an emphasis on communications at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Outside of work, Celeste enjoys spending time with her husband, and their two dogs. They enjoy concert hopping, watching their favorite sports teams, the Los Angeles Rams and the St. Louis Cardinals, trying new foods, and spoiling their nieces and nephew.