OUR PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBERS ARE A GROUP OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO STUDENT SUCCESS
Associate Director, Success Advocates and New Student Experience
Education: M.Ed., University of Florida, Student Personnel in Higher Education
B.A., University of South Florida, Communication Studies – Relational
Hometown: Mount Dora, FL
Fun Fact: I love to read and try new food!
Education: M.Ed., University of South Carolina, Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration
B.A., Florida State University, Political Science and Sociology
Hometown: Orlando, FL / Bogota, Colombia
Fun Fact: I enjoy cooking and baking, as well as exploring new cities.
1st & 2nd Year Student Success Advocate
Education: M.Ed., University of South Florida, College Student Affairs
B.S., University of South Florida St. Pete, Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Fun Fact: I recently started playing video games! I play mostly open-world RPGs including all of the Elder Scrolls games.
3rd & 4th Year Student Success Advocate
Education: M.Ed., University of North Florida, Educational Leadership: Higher Education Administration
B.S., University of Florida, Journalism
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
Fun Fact: I have a tortoiseshell, polydactyl (aka Hemmingway) cat. Her name is Wicket because she looks like the Ewok from Star Wars.
Graduate Assistant for Success Advocacy
Education: B.A., University of South Florida, Psychology
Hometown: Miami, Fl
Fun Fact: I recently started painting as a hobby. I also enjoy reading and listening to music!
New Student Experience- Program Coordinator
Education: M.Ed., University of South Florida, Curriculum & Insruction – College Student Affairs
B.S., University of Florida, Recreation, Parks, & Tourism – Event & Recreation Management
Hometown: Leesburg, FL/Hatillo, Puerto Rico
Fun Fact: I have a passion for the arts and perform in the local community!
New Student Experience- Transfer Program Coordinator
Education: M.S., Mississippi State University, Educational Leadership – Student Affairs & Higher Education
B.A., University of Connecticut, Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies
Hometown: Newtown, CT
Fun Fact: I love finding new music & traveling (and especially love finding new music from traveling!).
USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus
Meet the Department of Student Support team who provides programs and services to students enrolled on the Sarasota-Manatee campus, and their families.
USF Tampa Campus
Meet the New Student Connections team who provides programs and services to students enrolled on the Tampa campus, and their families.