Sipera Simons – University of Kentucky College of Design
Sipera Simons

Sipera Simons

Academic Advisor II

Sipera Simons is an Academic Advisor ll in the College of Design at the University of Kentucky. Sipera holds an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, an M.B.A. with a concentration in Leadership, and Licensure for Professional Counseling. Sipera is a visionary leader, adept at coaching and motivating students, teams, and peers to succeed in higher learning environments. As a seasoned professional in developing highly skilled students and elevating talent through an empathic counseling approach, Sipera has created an intentional space for equity, inclusion, and diversity within the College's programs. Sipera has worked in Student Development and Enrollment Management for the past seventeen years and is a member of the American Counseling Association, National Academic Advising Association, National Association of International Educators, and National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. Sipera's passion combines strong mentoring and evaluation acumen with exceptional collaboration skills to inspire others for personal and professional growth. Her talents expand to effective communication with strong organizational and interpersonal skills to build a culture of trust and integrity among students, parents, faculty, managers, and administrators. Her love for advocacy, community outreach, business development, and client retention help assist and prepare students for a successful future. Sipera enjoys listening to music, reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Sipera Simons