What is your current job title and responsibilities?
Associate Vice President SDES, Responsible for the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Legal Services, Health Services, CAPS- Counseling & Psychological Services, Wellness and Health Promotions.
What is your history at UCF? (past job titles, responsibilities)
1972- Student Legal Services Director, 1999-OSRR Director, 2001- Asst. Vice President, SDES responsible for RWC, Student Union, Activity and Service Fee Office, Office of Student Involvement, 2011- Associate Vice President, SDES Health Services, CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services) , Student Legal Services, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities
What is your favorite UCF memory?
Being dropped off by my parents as a student, 4 dorms and the library – 1969 FTU
If you could change one thing at UCF, what would it be? ($ and time no object)
FREE parking after you’ve been here for 30 years.
What is one piece of advice you would like to share with your colleagues?
Never stop believing in the mission – serving students
What is your favorite restaurant or food?
You pick, I’m driving – easier to drive than pick a restaurant
What is your favorite book or movie or song?
Favorite Movie – Sheltering Sky
If UCF was going to name something in your honor, what would you like it to be?
Patti’s Peace and Justice Center
If you could have lunch with anyone at UCF, who would you choose and why?
A recent hire who wants to know about UCF history
Who at UCF would you like to thank for your success?
The students who for 35 years have inspired me
Name and describe a teacher from you past who truly inspired you.
Dr. Robert Bledsoe Political Science FTU
What undergraduate class/program inspired you the most and why?
Political Science gave me the opportunity to intern at the State Department and see foreign policy in action.