Tusculum College Campus Directory

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Sims, Sierra  (Ms.)

Manager of Residence Life Program

Email: ssims@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5830
Campus Mail: P.O. Box 5094
Office: Niswonger Commons 216
Department: Student Affairs
Campus or Site Location: Greeneville


Sierra Sims is a 2011 alum of Tusculum College with a degree in Psychology. She joined the professional staff of Student Affairs following her graduation.

Ms. Sims manages the Residence Life program that includes a staff of twenty-nine Resident Assistants living in twelve residence halls. The Residence Life program plays an important role in maintaining a safe and engaging environment for those residents who live on campus. Resident Assistants (RAs) are required to provide residents with programs that create and build community, act as liaisons for other offices to help residents with various questions or issues, and monitor the halls to report maintenance and safety issues. Ms. Sims advises student organizations including RHA and Hall Councils.

While a student at Tusculum, Ms. Sims held leadership roles in many college programs/organizations, including, Residence Life (Resident Assistant), President’s Society, Student Government Association (Senator), Residence Halls Association (Founding President), and Recreational Sports (Student Manager). As a student manager, Sierra provided supervision to the 40+ student workers who facilitated the day-to-day operations of the recreational facilities on campus such as the Game Room and Pioneer Gym. The Residence Life office is located in the Pioneer Gym in Niswonger 215.