Lucretia Cooney

Associate Director, Faculty Excellence 2016 Womens History Month

What is your current job title and responsibilities (please make sure we know your College, Department, etc.)?
Associate Director Faculty Excellence

What is your history at UCF and before UCF? (past job titles, responsibilities)
Human Resource Administrative Support – College of Engineering and Computer Science
Senior Faculty Relations Representative – Faculty Relations
Coordinator – Faculty Relations
Assistant Director Faculty Relations
Associate Director – Faculty Excellence

What is your academic background?
B.S. Business Administration – UCF
M.A. Sociology – UCF
EdD – Educational Leadership – Higher Education and Policy Studies (in progress)

What is your favorite UCF memory?
The first football game at Bright House Stadium

If you could change one thing at UCF, what would it be? ($ and time no object)
All buildings would be connected by indoor walkways with adjacent outdoor sidewalks for bicycles and motorized carts. I am afraid of lightning.

What is one piece of advice you would like to share with your colleagues?
Make time for your family and yourself.

If UCF was going to name something in your honor, what would you like it to be and why?
A scholarship for non-traditional students. Non-traditional students are often disadvantaged by socioeconomic factors.

Who at UCF would you like to thank for your success?
Heidi Watt, Lin Huff-Corzine, Lyman Brodie, and Cynthia Young

Name and describe a teacher or researcher from your past who truly inspired you and why.
Lin Huff-Corzine, she helped introduce me to myself.

What undergraduate or graduate class/program/experience inspired you the most and why?History and Philosophy of Higher Education
The history and development of higher education in America is quite an interesting story and one everyone working at UCF should know about.

What is your favorite restaurant or food?
All Mexican restaurants

What is your favorite movie, book or music?
Alternative Rock

What is your favorite vacation destination?

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Linda Walters, Director of the UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty

Fran Ragsdale, Administrative Assistant

Phone: 407-823-4240

Mailing Address
Center for Success of Women Faculty
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 160955
Orlando, FL 32816-0955

Physical Address
4000 Central Florida Blvd. Orlando, FL 32816

Internal Mail (UCF)
Center for Success of Women Faculty
CL1 Room 207