Cynthia Gist

Cynthia Gilchrist Gist


Favorite Quote: “Just as we’re all students throughout life, we’re all teachers.” Wayne Dyer


Cynthia Gist, M.Ed. was hired in 2014 to teach communications and speech in the associate general education courses. She earned her Master of Education, focusing in curriculum and instruction, from Cleveland State University. Cynthia is a seasoned higher education professional and has taught an array of courses throughout the greater Cleveland area.

Cynthia is an education and communications professional with 20+ years’ experience providing Academic Instruction, Student Support Services, Public Speaking, and Office Administration; strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal, written and oral presentation skills, and the sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse and multi-ethnic population.


  • M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Cleveland State University
  • M.Ed., Adult Learning & Development, Cleveland State University
  • B.A., Communications, Cleveland State University

Courses Taught

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction to Speech