Paris Puckett
Academic Advisor, SSS Teacher Preparation
TRIO Student Support Services
Rapport building, holistic advising, student services, student engagement, team collaboration, professional flexibility, stakeholder relationship management, project management, budget management.

Columbia College Chicago, B.A., Journalism

Lewis University, M.A., Organizational Leadership


Paris has four years of experience in higher education as a financial aid and academic advisor, and three years experience working in an elementary education school district in the area of student and administrative services, and as a classroom teacher assistant for special education.

She completed her bachelor's degree in Journalism at Columbia College Chicago and her master's degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education at Lewis University. She is excited to share her passion for student services to assist TRIO SSS Teacher Preparation students overcome cultural barriers while reaching their educational goals.

Additional Information

Top five strengths: Connectedness, Individualization, Strategic, Belief, Developer 

Schedule an appointment with Paris.

Room LIB 406
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Regular Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Office (773) 442-4973
Mobile (312) 805-1522