Staff

The Office of Student Life is located on the second floor of the Denius Student Center. 

Our Mission

Student Life programs and services strive to develop a living and learning environment that enables students to achieve their fullest potential; healthy and rewarding quality of life, and a sense of community and spirit of Florida tech, whereby, students and other institutional shareholders (faculty, staff, parents, alumni, community, and friends ) feel a genuine connection to the university.

Bailey, Father Douglas

Catholic Campus Chaplain

Email: dbailey@fit.edu
Office Phone: 321.674.8045 or 321.674.7176
Website: http://www.fit.edu/ccm/
Office Location: Bldg. 610, Room 104

Bowers, Rodney

Bowers, Rodney

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students

Email:  rbowers@fit.edu
Office Phone:  321.674.8080
Office Hours:  8:00am - 5:00pm
Office Location:  215 Denius Student Center
Personal info:  Dean Bowers has been at Florida Tech since 1990. His responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of student affairs, which include academic support, orientation, student activities, residence life, fraternity and sorority life, health services, campus ministries, and civic engagement.

Carnley, Cassandra

Carnley, Cassandra "Cat"

Assistant Dean for Student Activities

 

Email: cmcguirecarnley@fit.edu  Office Phone:  321-674-8080
Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 p.m.

Office Location:  2nd Floor SUB
Personal info: Cat received her B.S. and M.Ed. in Higher Education from University of West Florida.  Before coming to Florida Tech Cat worked at the University of West Florida as the Program Advisor for the Campus Activity Board and Homecoming; she also advised her sorority.  Cat coordinates Orientation, Civic Engagement, and Greek Life.

Dawson, Rev. Darice

Dawson, Rev. Darice

Protestant Campus Chaplain

Email: pcmrev@fit.edu
Office Phone: 321.674.7476 or 321.733.7044
Website: http://www.fit.edu/pcm/
Office Location: Bldg. 610, Room 104
Personal info:Rev. Darice KW Dawson, chaplain since 1996, received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Development Services (Mental Health track) from Eckerd College in 1991, and her Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in 1994. She is specially trained for pastoral ministry and has an avid interest in the unique needs of young adults. Darice is an ordained Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) minister, but her work on campus is ecumenical in nature. Thus, she equally represents on campus all Protestant Christian denominations and churches. Look for her on Facebook.

Gigurere, Veronica

Gigurere, Veronica

Director, Associate Director, Academic Support Services

Email: vgiguere@fit.edu
Office Phone: 321.674.7115
Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Office Location: Academic Support Center
Personal info: You can meet with Veronica to discuss issues specifically relating to your freshman year, your University Experience class, or your study and exam strategies. Veronica also directs the Enhanced freshman Experience program and works one-on-one with those students to ensure first-year academic success.

Green, Joanne

Green, Joanne

Financial Coordinator for Student Life

Email:  jogreen@fit.edu
Office Phone:  321-674-8134
Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 p.m.
Office Location:  2nd Floor SUB
Personal info:  Manages office and student organization budgets.

Marino, Deborah

Marino, Deborah

Director, Holzer Health Center

Mrs. Marino is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
and has been the director since 2001.  She is more than willing to assist you with any of your healthcare needs.  She is located in the Holzer Health Center.

Newcombe, Rodd

Newcombe, Rodd

Director, Academic Support Services

Email: newcombe@fit.edu
Office Phone: 321.674.87110
Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Office Location: Academic Support Center
Personal info: Contact Rodd if you have any questions about special needs or learning accommodations. This includes testing accomodations as well as assistance with note-taking and study strategies. As the director of Academic Support, Rodd is able to assist students regarding class/instructor conflicts, uncertainty regarding major choice, college adjustment or issues resulting in academic probation status.

Rachel Densler

Assistant Director, Academic Support Services

Rachel works with students that are having academic difficulties as well as accommodations through disability services. She also works with students on developing effective learning strategies based on a student's learning style. If you are having difficulties and not sure what to do, see Rachel, and she will work through your situation with you to develop a plan of success.

Thompson, Judy

Thompson, Judy

Administrative Assistant

Email:  thompson@fit.edu
Office Phone:  321-674-8080
Office Hours:  8:00am - 5:00pm
Office Location:  2nd Floor SUB
Personal info:  Supervises front office and work study students.