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Cimone Schwoeffermann
Cimone Schwoeffermann

 

Role

 SSW Director of Student Affairs

Education

She is an alumna of the School of Social Work, having received her MSW from Portland State University. She also holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Oregon with a minor in Spanish and conducted additional study at the Tecnológico de Regional Querétaro in Mexico.

PSU History

Cimone first arrived in 2011 as the Recruitment & Retention Specialist; As a first-generation alumna of the SSW she felt compelled to return to higher ed and specifically the SSW to help increase access to education for historically underrepresented communities.

Academic/Practice Focus

Cimone has a strong background in working with individuals, families, and communities in both the higher education and community mental health settings. She is committed to efforts focused on affecting the empowerment of individuals and communities and to effectively problem-solving with people and systems from diverse thoughts, practices and viewpoints. She has 10+ years of experience in training, mentoring, developing curricula and implementing programs that increase retention of diverse populations and foster an inclusive student experience.

Personal Interests

Reading Science Fiction, spending time with family, scrapbooking, Zumba eating great food!