Meet Lorie Kittendorf
Director of Student Transition and Persistence, Academic Success Center
Education: 1994 University of South Florida, B.A. in Visual Communications
1999 University of South Florida, M.Ed. in College Student Affairs
2012 University of South Florida, Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration
Career Specialties: Lorie Kittendorf has 20 years of experience in both academic affairs and student affairs. Her research has focused on student expectations and engagement, and she specializes in student persistence, retention initiatives and identity development through a strengths-based education approach. She recently earned a certificate in strengths-based education from the Gallup organization.
Professional and Community Activities: Kittendorf has twice been invited (2005, 2011) to serve on the national conference planning committee for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), currently serves as the NASPA Region III Awards Co-Chair and has served an on-going role in a variety of capacities on the NASPA-FL Board since 1999.