University of South Florida

College of Education

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Kathleen Rogers

College of Education welcomes Kathleen Rogers as the college’s Director of Communications and Marketing

Kathleen Rogers joins the College of Education with over 15 years of experience in strategic marketing planning, digital project management and content development for big brands. 

In her new role, Kathleen will lead the marketing and communications team for the College of Education. With her extensive writing experience, she will share the success stories of the college and alumni in our local, national and international communities. In addition, Kathleen will evaluate marketing efforts to effectively drive retention and increase enrollment for the College of Education.

Kathleen’s career started in New York City in media planning and buying at a global advertising agency. Working on behalf of clients, she developed strategic media plans with multi-million-dollar budgets for 10 years. 

Kathleen comes to USF from Publix Super Markets, where she developed their culture messages through the pandemic, crafted the content that shared the expansion of Publix’s tuition reimbursement program and led digital communication for Publix’s 90th-anniversary celebration.

Before her position at Publix, Kathleen worked within a digital team at USF Health to build the new patient care website, which serves 18 healthcare departments. She also co-authored a weekly blog promoted on USF Health’s social media. These marketing initiatives were completed in preparation for the opening of the new Morsani College of Medicine.

Kathleen’s family has strong ties to USF and a love of the green and gold. Kathleen has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the USF College of the Arts. Her husband, USF class of ’96, is a proud Bull and their oldest daughter is a freshman at USF. 

Kathleen can be reached at

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About the USF College of Education:

As the home for more than 2,200 students and 130 faculty members across three campuses, the University of South Florida College of Education offers state-of-the-art teacher training and collegial graduate studies designed to empower educational leaders. Our college is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and our educator preparation programs are fully approved by the Florida Department of Education.