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Justine Patterson

Justine Patterson

(618) 650‑3701


Master of Education in Higher Education and Adult Learning, University of Missouri- St. Louis

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Tennessee

Professional Background

How long have you been doing what you do?

I have worked as a student advisor since September, 2014. 

How long have you been at SIUE?

I started working at SIUE in February, 2016

What are you known for professionally? What do you have a knack for?

Patience and connecting with students. I know that choosing or changing majors/careers can be very overwhelming at times so I don’t mind taking time to have conversations that make this process easier. My office is always open!

What do you love most about working at SIUE?

I love the energy here.  I have really enjoyed getting to know more about my coworkers and students and hearing their unique stories. 

What are your primary duties in your current position?

I think it is important to be flexible and to take on any tasks that need to be done to assist our students. 

Are you involved in any professional organizations/groups?

NACADA, Kappa Delta Pi

Where can we find you when you’re not working?

Watching sports, listening to live music, trying new restaurants, traveling to visit my friends and family, practicing yoga, hanging out at home with my cats, and all things Tennessee.

Where did you grow up?

Nashville, TN

Any volunteer activities you’re crazy about? Any non-profits you love?

Animal House Cat Rescue, Stray Rescue of St Louis. 

Awards and Accolades

Have you won an award – what for, when?  

I was voted Most School Spirit in high school. 

Anything else you’d like to tell people about yourself? 

I love SEC football and Jimmy Fallon.

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