Sandra Cherepow

Senior Administrative Assistant for UCF President Hitt 2015 Womens History Month

What is your current job title and responsibilities?
Senior Administrative Assistant to the President

What is your history at UCF and before UCF?
43 years at UCF,  Administrative Assistant and Senior Administrative Assistant to the President and Assistant to
GM at WDBO radio 1968 – 1972, and Crawford W. Long Memorial Hospital in Atlanta 1966-1968

What is your academic background?
AA degree, Becker College

What is your favorite UCF memory?
The 20th Anniversary of Dr. Hitt’s Presidency Celebration

If you could change one thing at UCF, what would it be? ($ and time no object)
I’ve been told I have a Pollyanna complex.  So I think “Reach for the Stars” is still pertinent.

What is one piece of advice you would like to share with your colleagues?
Be diverse in your time perspective.  Consider past, present and future when making decisions.

If UCF was going to name something in your honor, what would you like it to be and why?
An outdoor trail as I enjoy walking and running and our scenery is beautiful.

If you could have lunch with anyone at UCF (who you do not normally eat lunch with), who would you choose and why?  Dr. Maribeth Ehasz, she is so caring and committed to UCF.  I admire her tremendously.

Who at UCF would you like to thank for your success?
Everyone I’ve worked for and with, especially Joyce Clampitt (retired) and President Hitt.

Name and describe a teacher or researcher from your past who truly inspired you and why.
English Teacher, Miss. Watson fostered my love of literature.

What is your favorite restaurant or food? Southern grits, collards and shrimp.
Locally, 4 Rivers and in Charleston, Peninsula Grill.

What is your favorite movie, book or music?
The Shawshank Redemption, To Kill a Mockingbird, and anything by Marvin Gaye.

What is your favorite vacation destination?
In the US: Savannah, GA and internationally, Florence, Italy.

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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