Author Profile

Jennifer Sumner | Director of the UCF Online Connect Center and Strategic Initiatives for UCF Connect, University of Central Florida

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Jennifer Sumner serves as the Director of the UCF Online Connect Center and of Strategic Initiatives for UCF Connect, a partnership and access unit at the University of Central Florida. In her role, Dr. Sumner works to extend UCF’s high-quality and exceptional services to online students, and to develop and implement innovative projects and initiatives that benefit regional, transfer, and distance learning students. Dr. Sumner also serves as a co-lead for the University’s ongoing, institution-wide initiative to create higher levels of transfer-student academic success, persistence, learning, satisfaction, and graduation.  

Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr. Sumner holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Affairs, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, all from the University of Central Florida.

Connect
You can connect with Jennifer Sumner on LinkedIn.