UW–Madison’s Simmons named advisor of the year at JCSU


Tarryn Lael Simmons, who is pursuing a doctorate from UW–Madison’s School of Education, recently received the Advisor of the Year award from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU).

Simmons is working toward a joint doctorate from the School’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Simmons was recognized for “her passion for and dedication to minority students using (a) strengths-based framework.”­­­

Johnson C. Smith University is a private, liberal arts university located in Charlotte, North Carolina.