Meet Aaron Lopez
Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Office
Phone: (813) 257-5757
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
Room: Second Floor
2018 Columbia Southern University, B.S.
2021 Liberty University, MBA
First-Year Seminar I and II
U.S. Military History
Introduction to Leadership, the Army, Critical Thinking and the Profession of Arms
Leadership and Decision Making
Team Development and Army Doctrine
Aaron Lopez served in the United States Army for 20 years where he held a variety of leadership positions to include squad leader, platoon sergeant and operations sergeant. He most notably served as a drill sergeant where he directly trained and influenced over 3,000 initial entry soldiers during a two-year period. His career culminated with his assignment to the University of Virginia where he taught military science and U.S. military history. Lopez serves as an academic advisor for the first-year pre-Bachelor of Science in Nursing and pre-Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training students. Lopez also serves on the Veterans and Military Programs and Services Advisory Group.
Lopez employs an appreciative advising philosophy with his students. He also conducts research of the role of the noncommissioned officer during the American Civil War for eventual publication in professional military journals. Lopez is an avid outdoor enthusiast who loves to fish and attend live sporting events.
Noncommissioned Officer Instructor of the Year (4th BDE USACC: 2018)