Fall 2017

Lion’s Roar

At Saint Leo University, we have much to be proud of. Here is just some of the good news from the recent months.


MSFS17-(1)-goodSaint Leo University earned the 2017 Military Spouse Friendly School® designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur® and STEM Jobs℠ resources. The university was ranked fifth in the nation among private institutions with 10,000 students or more.


Capture.jpg-goodIn March, Saint Leo University partnered with the Military Makeover Team for an episode of Military Makeover airing on Lifetime Television®, featuring an interview with University President Bill Lennox.


USAA-Foundation-Logo-goodIn July, the university was pleased to learn that the USAA Foundation is continuing its scholarship and financial aid support for active-duty military, veterans, and their families. The USAA Foundation and Saint Leo have enjoyed a partnership since 1994.


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Leadership Saint Leo, the university’s program to develop and train leaders, which is conducted by CODA Partners Inc., was honored at the LEAD2017 forum hosted by HR.com in Nashville, TN. The program was recognized in the following categories: first place Best Third Party Channel Partner/Customer Training Program; second place Best Use of Executive Coaching; fourth place Best Use of Team Building; fifth place Best Mentoring Program; and sixth place Best Experienced/Senior Leaders Program.


Ana-DiDonato-2Ana DiDonato ’00, ’06, associate vice president for Student Success at Saint Leo University, recently was named state director for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).


Sharmaine-Burr-(1)-goodIn May, Sharmaine Burr ’17, a Bachelor of Social Work student who studied at the Tampa Education Center was named the BSW Student of the Year for Tampa Bay Unit of the National Association of Social Workers – Florida. It is the first time that a Saint Leo student has been selected for the award.


The Saint Leo University Communications Office provides internal and external communications, as well as media outreach, for the university. The staff covers stories about alumni, university programs, student initiatives, and community projects.

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