Maryann Tatum Tobin

Assistant Dean for Professional Education and Personalized Learning

(305) 284-3737
Dr. Maryann Tobin is Assistant Dean of Professional Education and Personalized Learning.  She earned a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning with a specialization in Literacy Instruction and a Master of Fine Arts in Communications, both at the University of Miami.  An undergraduate alum of the College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Tobin...

Lina I. Lopez

Asst. Director, Programs

(305) 284-2034
Dr. Lina I. Lopez is Assistant Director of Programs in the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies. She earned a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning at the University of Miami, where her research and writing focused on the intersection of literacy, bilingual learners, and digital education. Among her accomplishments as an undergraduate...

Frances Lydia Smith

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-8782
Frances is a long-time UM Hurricane. As the manager for the Department of Biology for 16 years, she worked with many prestigious faculty, four department chairs, coordinated budgets that included almost every type of account used by UM and special projects such as working with the British Embassy to honor one of the...

Jeny Acosta Bouhout

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-2030
A native of Miami, Jeny earned her BA in Interpersonal Communication from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  Upon graduation, Jeny spent five years in Morocco teaching English as a foreign language.  She returned to the US to continue her teaching career as an elementary school teacher and comes to the University of...

Catherine Shaw Wheeling

College Recruiter

(305) 284-3167
Cathy holds BS in Journalism and Communications with a Minor in Business from the University of Florida.  She recruits for the College of Arts & Sciences professional programs, generating new business, managing external and internal admissions, and facilitating special events.  Prior to arriving at UM, Cathy served as...

Nicole Kornicks

Marketing Specialist

(305) 284-9627
Nicole joined the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional studies in June 2018. She attended the University of South Florida where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and her Master of Science in Marketing. Her area of concentration included marketing research and marketing strategy. Nicole is particularly interested in the field...