Academic Affairs Office

The national award-winning advising staff in the CECS Office of Academic Affairs are on hand to help students through every step of their academic career. This office also coordinates student scholarships and serves as the administrative portal for CECS-affiliated student organizations.

AAO Vision

The CECS Academic Affairs Office (AAO) is the office of first choice for academic advising, information, and assistance for students, staff, and faculty in CECS.

AAO Mission

The CECS Academic Affairs Office (AAO):
• Provides a welcoming, caring, and honest environment to foster students’ success from orientation through their timely graduation.
• Advises, guides, and encourages all CECS students toward their professional and personal goals.
• Supports CECS faculty and staff in their efforts to continually meet programmatic and institutional accreditation standards.

Call or stop by to make an appointment:

Location: Engineering I Building (ENG I), Room 107

Physical Address: 12760 Pegasus Drive, Bldg. 40, Room 107, Orlando, FL 32816

Phone: 407-823-2455

Fax: 407-823-6334

Academic Affairs Staff

Dr. Charles Reilly

Associate Dean
Academic Affairs

Kim Small

Academic Support Services, CECS Progress Policy, and Readmission

Dr. Lisa Massi

Accreditation and Program Approval Specialist II

Peter Alfieris

Senior Property Manager / Building Coordinator

Sophie Cortes-Thomas

Administrative Assistant

Stephania Hayes

Program Assistant
Assistant Director
Mechanical and Aerospace students, and Readmission

Heather Houser

Graduate Coordinator

Meena Datta

Undergraduate Coordinator
Civil, Environmental, Construction, Industrial, Mechanical, and Aerospace students, EXCEL Program advisor, Transfer Transition

Nina Leonard

Undergraduate Coordinator
Electrical, Computer, Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science, Orientation and Open House, Academic Alert Program

Ashley Duprat

Undergraduate Coordinator
Computer Science, Information Technology, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering students, Global Achievement Academy advisor, and Probation Program

Anna Canlon

Undergraduate Coordinator
Computer Science, Information Technology, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Computer Engineering students, and Transfer Course Petitions

Diane D'Avanzo

Undergraduate Coordinator
Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science students

Maureen Waked

Program Advisor
International Engineering Program and Study Abroad