Shawn  Adkins

Shawn Michael Adkins , EdD

Dir Academic Student Advising

Director of Academic Advising & Student Success - Undergraduate Programs, College of Medicine

Medical Sciences Building

E168C

COM Dean Undergraduate Program - 0552

Professional Summary

Shawn Adkins serves as the Director of Academic Advising & Student Sucess for Undegraduate Programs in the College of Medicine.  In this role, Shawn supports students in the Medical Sciences, Public Health, and Integrative Health & Wellness programs.  Shawn leads efforts in academic advising, recruitment, career planning, and experiential learning.  He also serves as Instructor and Co-Director of the medical sciences seminar courses for the Medical Sciences Baccalaureate Program.  

Education

Bachelor's Degree: Berea College Berea, KY, 2001 (Political Science)

Master's Degree: Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, IN , 2006 (Management )

Specialist in Education (Ed.S): Fort Hays State University Hays, KS, 2020 (Education Innovation & Leadership)

Doctor of Education (Ed.D): University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND, 2022 (Educational Practice & Leadership)

Research and Practice Interests

Through Shawn's Ed.S and Ed.D degree programs, he has conducted and presented research on Generation Z and college choice.  He has also extensively studied the financial and enrollment struggles of small private liberal arts colleges.  Shawn's dissertation was titled "The Z Factor: Generation Z And The Perspectives Of Recruitment Professionals On Sustaining Small Private Liberal Arts Institutions During A Decade Of Expected Decline In Higher Education Enrollment"

Positions and Work Experience

03-23-2015 -04-28-2017 Admission Counselor & Transcript Analyst, Graduate Studies, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH

05-01-2017 -08-24-2018 Enrollment Services Advisor, Graduate Programs, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

08-27-2018 -06-30-2020 Assistant Director of Experiential Education/Educational Specialist, Undergraduate Programs, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati , Cincinnati, OH

07-01-2020 -04-30-2022 Assistant Director of Academic Advising & Student Success, Undergraduate Programs, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

05-01-2022 - Director of Academic Advising & Student Success, Undergraduate Programs, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati , Cincinnati, OH

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Adkins, Shawn (10-07-2020. ) Advising Asian American College Students .University of Cincinnati, UC. . Level:Prof. Org.

Professional Affiliation

Member - National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions,

Member - National Academic Advising Association ,

Courses Taught

-MEDS-1000 MSF SEMINAR Medical Sciences Freshmen Seminar I Level:Undergraduate

-MEDS-1001 MSF SEMINAR Medical Sciences Freshmen Seminar II Level:Undergraduate

-MEDS-2000 MSS SEMINAR Sophomore Medical Sciences Seminar I Level:Undergraduate

-MEDS-2001 MSS SEMINAR Sophomore Medical Sciences Seminar II Level:Undergraduate

MEDS 3000 Junior Medical Sciences Seminar I Level:Undergraduate

MEDS 3001 Junior Medical Sciences Seminar II Level:Undergraduate