Hodges University Welcomes Michelle Zamniak
University is pleased to welcome Michelle Zamniak as its community relations
manager within both the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of
will be instrumental in aiding our engagement with area high schools, corporate
partners, corporate training, university advancement, and other external
relationships,” said Dr. John Meyer, executive vice president of academic
affairs at Hodges University.
a bachelor’s degree in supervision and management from Edison State College
(now known as Florida SouthWestern State College) in May 2011, Zamniak has more
than 20 years of experience serving in management positions with local
nonprofits and learning institutions. She also holds certifications in
developing leadership for major gifts and principles and techniques of
fundraising, in addition to a YMCA of the USA Program School certificate.
excitement and passion for workforce education is something I love to share
with students, colleagues, community members, corporate partners and potential
donors,” said Zamniak.
to her arrival at Hodges in September 2017, she was the senior coordinator of
retention and student success within the School of Business & Technology at
Florida SouthWestern State College.
1997 to 2010, she worked at Renaissance Montessori School in Fort Myers.
Starting as the lead infant and toddler teacher, she advanced within the
organization to become assistant head of school.
is actively involved within the Southwest Florida community and held board
and/or committee positions at Florida SouthWestern State College, Renaissance
Montessori School, Six Mile Charter Academy School and the National Academic