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danita mumphard

Danita Mumphard

(618) 650‑3701


Master of Science in Educational Leadership and Supervision, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Professional Background

How long have you been doing what you do?
23 years in February, 2018

How long have you been at SIUE?
30 years as a student and academic advisor

How did you get here?
I was a student first: undergraduate and graduate.

What are you known for professionally? What do you have a knack for?
Coordinating our at-risk program (Partners for Success) for numerous years and training/mentoring new advisors.

What are you most passionate about professionally?
Helping others reach their goals and seeing growth in students.

What do you love most about working at SIUE?
Knowing a lot of good people and our willingness to work together

Are you involved in any professional organizations/groups?
 NACADA Member

What are your primary duties in your current position?
Advising undeclared students to assist them in reaching short and long-term goals. I also work with undergraduate undeclared International Students.

Personal Information

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
I mostly enjoy time with family (my husband and 3 children) or singing professionally at various venues.

Where did you grow up?
St. Louis, Mo.

Any volunteer activities you’re crazy about? Any non-profits you love?
Being a Professional Singer fundraising events such as scholarship programs for local churches, organizations, and political functions is a joy.

Awards and Accolades

SIUE Service Award for 20 years of service

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