Advancement Scholarship Coordinator
Room: BSN 2101
As the advancement scholarship coordinator, Patricia Kerney provides administrative support for development activities in scholarship management. Her responsibilities include working with schools, institutes, programs, and units within the USF Muma College of Business to ensure scholarships are awarded in accordance with donor wishes and coordinating donor stewardship programs to engage and recognize the college's donors.
She also assists in the education of the scholarship management process to college offices, schools, departments, institutes, and units. In addition, she manages the scholarship advertising, awarding, and follow-up including communication with committee members, students, and donors.
In 2012, Kerney began working at USF’s Office of Financial Aid as a financial aid assistant for foundation scholarships and was promoted to be a financial aid advisor. As a financial aid advisor, she provided support to students, and parents, and managed USF Health scholarships as well.
Kerney earned a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in African American history from the University of South Florida.