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Academic Advising Team

kalisha turner

Dr. Kalisha Turner

(618) 650-3701
kalturn@siue.edu

Education

BS, African and African American Studies
Indiana State University

MA, Higher Education
Saint Louis University

EdD, Higher Education Leadership
Maryville University

Professional Background

How long have you been doing what you do?
Almost two years as an Academic Advisor

How long have you been at SIUE?
Almost two years

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

What are you most passionate about professionally?
Meeting students where they are and helping to empower them to achieve their dreams.

What do you love most about working at SIUE?
The growing potential.

What are your primary duties in your current position?
Advising students

Personal Information

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Spending time with my sons and my family

Where did you grow up?
St. Louis

Any volunteer activities you’re crazy about?
I really like cooking for the Ronald McDonald House.

Any non-profits you love?
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Awards and Accolades

  • First place presentation for Ronald E. McNair Scholars program at Indiana State University
  • Chapter Member of The Year 2013 for Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.-St. Louis Metropolitan Alumni Chapter
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