Cynthia Sims | WED | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Education and Human Services

Cynthia Sims

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs - COEHS | Interim Department Chair and Professor

Cynthia Sims

Phone: 618-453-7314
Office: Wham, Room 115

Ed.D. Northern Illinois University, 2004.

Areas of Specialization

Adult education and learning; adult program development; workforce diversity, power, and privilege; human resource development; service-learning; diversity in higher education; campus-community partnerships; and mentoring.

Volunteerism, Community Service, and Service-Learning

Mentoring Initiatives

2007 SIUC Mentorship Academy

Mentoring Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)

Trip to Fisk University, Nashville, TN Students with Tennessee State Track Coach (Former Olympian)

2008 Take Your Mentees to Class Week

Learning Histology with MEDPREP Mentor Laurine Emeka Instructs Mentees in Kinesiology Visit to Aaron's Internship at Student Judicial Affairs

Students attend class with Dr. Novotny Lawrence

2009 Take Your Mentees to Class Week

2007 Mentorship Academy Alum Nina with Continuing Mentees Chemistry Instructor & Mentor Dr. Colleen Scott Dr. Sims Joining Mentee Stephanie and Mentors

Health Education Instructor Miranda, Mentees, and Graduate Student Quiana Lunch 2009 Mentee Stephanie Observing Experiment With Chemistry Doctoral Student Eboni Perkins Mentee Stephanie and Chemistry Doctoral Student/Instructor Eboni Perkins

Mentees Visiting Radio & Television Department with Graduate Student Nate Bufford in SIUC Radio & Television Studio Nate Bufford in SIUC Radio & Television Studio

Mentees Visiting Dr. Pamela Smoot's Black American Studies Class Mentees Visiting Dr. Smoot's Black American Studies Class Mentees Ashley, Kendell, and Nate in SIUC Bowling Class 2009

2010 Take Your Mentees to Class Week

A Pivate Lecture with Mentors Carbondale High School Students with Mentor Having Lunch in Trueblood Hall Cafeteria

Med School Mentor Gives Sample Lecture SIU Medical School Mentor Safiyah SIU Medical School Mentor Safiyah (2)

Student Practices a Diagnosis Student Practices a Diagnosis (2) Students Learn About First Year Medical School Requirements

Students Tour Cadaver Lab Students Tour Cadaver Lab (2) Students Tour Medical Students' Study Room

Students Tour Radiology Department Students Tour SIUC Dental Clinic with Department Chair and Mentor Students Toured Trueblood Hall

2012 Take Your Mentees to Class Week

Mentors Ed and Nina host 6 Carbondale Community High School Students Former 2008 & 2009 Mentorship Academy Participant, Kendell, meets with Murphysboro High School Student Murphysboro Senior Tours Residence Hall

Prior Classes

WED 581 Summer 2009 WED 581 Summer 2008 WED 486 Fall 2008

WED 486 2007 Mayport WED 581 Summer WED 581 Summer 2007

WED 486 Fall 2009 WED 581 Summer 2011