Patricia MacKown

Associate Vice President, Student Development and Enrollment Services history month profiles

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.

Our Location

Contact Us

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