Meet Jessica Dueñas
Area Coordinator, Office of Residence Life
Phone: (813) 253-6239
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, Fl 33606
2008 Hunter College at the City University of New York, B.A. in History
2012 Brooklyn College at the City University of New York, M.S. in Special Education
2016 Bellarmine University, Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership
Jessica Dueñas (she/her) is the area coordinator for the Barrymore Hotel. Dueñas is a professional staff member serving as a liaison between the Office of Residence Life and the Barrymore Hotel to ensure smooth operations and management of resident life at the hotel. She leads a team of resident assistants (RAs) to create a supportive and inclusive student living environment. Ultimately, Dueñas' aims to foster personal growth, academic success and a positive living experience for residents. Dueñas is also the professional staff member who facilitates monthly support meetings for The University of Tampa Recovery Community.
Dueñas facilitates support group recovery meetings for The University of Tampa Recovery Community as well as off campus.|
Dueñas also leads workshops on wellness.
2019 Kentucky State Teacher of the Year
2021 Commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
2020 CORE Award, Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education for Compassion
2020 Community Champion Recognition, WLKY News, Louisville
2019 Community Woman of the Year Recognition, Burnett Avenue Baptist Church, Louisville, KY