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Jon Spence

Jon Spence

Title: Director of the Center for Student Success

Office: Zimmerman 208

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Professional Information: Bachelor of Science in Social Science from Evangel University (1988) Missouri Certification in Secondary Education (1988) Master of Science in Education Administration from Missouri State University (1997) Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri at Columbia (2005)

Job Responsibilities: Oversight of academic accommodations, career services, student retention, leadership and strengths-based education.

Org Memberships: International Leadership Association

Courses Taught: LEAD 200 Campus Leadership LEAD 250 Personal Leadership LEAD 350 Community Leadership

Started Work: 1998

Favorite Thing About Work: My favorite thing about being here has been the opportunity to work with such a stellar group of creative professionals as well as students driven to fulfill their mission to accomplish great things that God has designed for them.

Was an Evangel Student: 1983-1988

Favorite Memory as a Student: My favorite Evangel memory would be all encompassing - nothing trumps the friendships that I was privileged to develop with both classmates and professors. I am who I am because of God placing those people in my life.

Originally From: Springfield, Mo

Personal Information: My wife, Danica, and I enjoy life working with college students as well as cheering our children in all their activities. We have four children, Jon Thomas (20), Jordan (19), Jared, (16), and Karleigh (12). We enjoy sporting events and outdoor activities, reading, and relaxing on the beach whenever the opportunity arises.

Top 5 Strengths:
WOO
Arranger
Responsibility
Learner
Belief

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