- Director of Academic Advising and Career Services
Patricia Simpson serves as the Director of Academic Advising and Career Services, where she oversees all aspects of the unit within the School of Chemical Sciences. Prior to that, she served as the Director of Career Services for the University of North Alabama. After obtaining a B.A. in Communications and English, she worked as an Admissions Counselor in South Dakota and as a Career Counselor at Azusa Pacific University in California where she also acquired her M.Ed. in College Student Affairs. Patricia serves as the ACS Webinars Careers Channel Moderator and on the UI Career Services Council. She is also the former president of the Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers and a 2016 Knights of St. Patrick Kay Kappes Golden Shamrock winner.