Cat Nanney

2022 Joan Bixby Staff Impact Awardee


Cat Nanney serves Florida Tech as the Director of Student Involvement where she oversees Clubs and Organizations, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Orientation, Civic Engagement, Homecoming, and almost any student-related activity. Cat has worked at Florida Tech for 13 years, joining the university after graduate school. She received her B.S. in Political Science and her M.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of West Florida. Cat is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands. 

Cat has volunteered for her international sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, for over 11 years and serves multiple additional fraternal organizations. She has been awarded Campus Administrator of the Year from the Chi Phi Fraternity, as well as Campus Professional of the Year from the Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity within the last three years. As the wife of a triple Florida Tech graduate and the mother of two little girls, Cat believes in encouraging and inspiring those around her to seek joy and live fully.


University of West Florida - B.S. in Political Science

University of West Florida - M.Ed. in Higher Education