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kalisha turner

 Kalisha Turner, Ed.D.

(618) 650-3701


Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership, Maryville University

Master of Arts in Higher Education, St Louis University

Bachelor of Science in African and African American Studies, Indiana State University

Professional Background

How long have you been doing what you do?
I have worked in higher education for 10+ years. 

How long have you been at SIUE?
I have been at SIUE since June, 2013. 

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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