The Graduate School Staff 


Len Roberson

 Len Roberson  

(904) 620-1360

Dr. Roberson has been at UNF for 12 years.  During that time, he has been on the faculty of the Department of Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education, served as the Graduate Program Director for the Deaf Education program, and was the Department Chairperson for four years.  Dean Roberson earned a Ph.D. in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University, holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Education from Flagler College.  He holds national certification as a sign language interpreter (SC:L, CI, CT) from the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).  He is involved with several national organizations, leads the development of the new ASL/English Interpreting program at UNF that has both an undergraduate and graduate program in interpreting, and has published several articles in the area of teacher effectiveness and interpreter preparation.


Patrice spring 2  Patrice Kapcio

Executive Assistant to the Dean

(904) 620-1385  


Patrice, a Pennsylvania native, earned her bachelor’s degree from Westminster College. Prior to joining The Graduate School in 2010, Patrice worked for 2 years in the ITS department at UNF. She is a volunteer puppy raiser for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) and is raising her second puppy, Cisco IV, to be an assistance dog.  


 Megan Saltmarsh

Coordinator, Admissions Processing

(904) 620-1755


Megan joined the Graduate School in July 2013. Prior to joining the Graduate School, she worked at UNF as a Student Assistant for three years, then as a Program Assistant for the Educational Interpreter Project. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UNF and is continuing on to the MBA program. 





 Ada M. Urbizu

Admissions Processor

(904) 620-1360

Ada Urbizu is from Orlando, Florida. Prior to joining The Graduate School in January 2012, she took a 16 year hiatus from the business sector to raise her three children as a stay-at-home mom. She volunteers at Christ the King Catholic School and is looking forward to growing with the UNF family.  

 Jasmine Jasmine Farara
Office Assistant
(904) 620-1360

Jasmine is from Deltona, Florida, but moved to Jacksonville in 2009. She recently graduated from UNF in fall 2013 and joined the Graduate School in March 2014. She enjoys volunteering at Celebration Church and spending time with God, family and friends. 

 Natasha Natasha Patel
Student Assistant
(904) 620-1360

Natasha received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Florida. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Health Administration program at UNF and volunteers with Mayo Clinic's Medallion Program.