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Jessica Simmons

  • Student Development Program Coordinator
  • Master of Public Policy
    DePaul University

    Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies
    DePaul University​​

  • Steans Center

Jessica serves on the Academic Service Learning team charged with developing Community­ based Service Learning courses and relationship-building with campus faculty, students, and community nonprofit partners in line with Asset-based Community Development principals. She is responsible for managing and promoting internal and external University relationships with faculty and community partners as it relates to community engagement projects and service opportunities. In addition, Jessica supervises the development and coordination of the graduate student employees that make up the Service Learning Coordinator team.  

Areas of Consultation:

  • Faculty, professional staff, and community partners engaging in direct service courses (e.g. Peace, Justice, & Conflict Studies; Sociology; Women’s & Gender Studies)

  • Community Partners and internal departments interested and involved in community engagement          

  • Advises students pursuing opportunities for community engagement