Staff

Dr. Leslie Pendleton

Director
LeslieP@ufsa.ufl.edu
352-392-1265

Leslie was named Director of the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program in 2009. Prior, she served as an Assistant Director in New Student and Family Programs in the Dean of Students Office at the University of Florida from 2006-2009.

She earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the College of Wooster, a master's degree in college student personnel from Miami University, and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Florida.

Leslie received the Art Sandeen Outstanding New Professional Award (2007) and the James E Scott Professional Development Fellowship (2008). More recently, she was awarded the UF's university-wide Superior Accomplishment award (2011) and the Division of Student Affairs Research and Assessment award (2016).

Gisselle Bermudez

Gisselle Bermudez

Florida Opportunity Scholars VISTA

GisselleBe@ufsa.ufl.edu

Sheraz Iqbal

Sheraz Iqbal

Graduate Assistant
Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program

sherazi@ufsa.ufl.edu
352-392-1265