Areas of Expertise
Professional Sport Industry Experience: professional, recreational, scholastic, Division I and II intercollegiate athletics, NCAA Division I student-athlete.
Professional Expertise: administration, operations, marketing, sports information, academics, and continuing education.
Nova Southeastern University
Doctor of Education August, 2016
Major: Higher Education Leadership
Major: Organizational Leadership
Dissertation: Division I sport participation and leadership development: A quantitative analysis of the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership scales of traditional students and intercollegiate athletes at a Division I Mid-Major university.
Master of Education 2008
Major: Education with Specialization in Athletic Administration
Bachelor of Science 2005
Major: Sport and Recreation Management
Dr. Andrea Buenano is a visiting professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Instructional Technology at the University of North Florida. With degrees’ in sport management, athletic administration, and higher education leadership as well as her 10 years of professional experience in the sport industry, she brings a wealth of knowledge by utilizing her professional experiences and extending them in the classroom and beyond. As a university educator she instructs a variety of courses Sport Management, as well as courses within the Taylor Leadership Institute. Dr. Buenano assists with the development and success of C.A.M.P. Osprey, the Collegiate Achievement Mentoring Program: Leadership Mentoring Program, as the program coordinator. Most recently, she joins us from Penn State University, overseeing and developing the academic success for seven teams in addition to teaching duties in the fall and spring. She plans to continue her educational development using her passion for mentoring students and integrating unique learning opportunities into the classroom.
National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) Institute for Administrative Advancement (East) c/o 2010
National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A) – Professional Development Institute (PDI) c/o 2015
Co-SIDA Media Guide (Layout Designer) 2nd in the Nation (W. Tennis & Softball)
Intercollegiate Athletic Participation
University of South Florida, Women’s Softball
Academic All America Scholar Athlete (NFCA)
North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM 15- )
Sport Marketing Association (SMA 15-)
National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA - 09-15)
National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A - 12-15)
LGBT Committee - National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics – (LGBT-N4A -14-15)
Publications & Presentations
Gregg, E. A. & Buenano, A. (2015, October). International experiential learning in sport management. Sport Marketing Association Conference. Atlanta, GA.
Lee, J. W., Gregg, E. A., & Buenano, A. (2015, October). Online experiential learning in sport management. Sport Marketing Association Conference. Atlanta, GA.
Ohlson, M., & Buenano, A. (2016, March). University of North Florida: SWOOP into College Summit. A leadership seminar for at-risk high school students. Jacksonville, FL.
Ohlson, M., Gregg, E. A. & Buenano, A. (2016, March). Virtual Mentoring: Harnessing the Power of Technology to develop a K-20 Leadership Collaborative. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). Savannah, GA.
Buenano, A. (2016, August). Division I sport participation and leadership development: A quantitative analysis of the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership scales of traditional students and intercollegiate athletes at a Division I Mid-Major university.
Ohlson, M., L, Stark, & Buenano, A. (2016, September). International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Conference. New Orleans, LA.
Ohlson, M., & Buenano, A. (2016, October). Developing Networks: The Power of Mentoring and Coaching. University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute. Albuquerque, NM
Ohlson, M., Buenano, A., & Gregg, E. A. (2016, October). The Collegiate Achievement Mentoring Program (C.A.M.P.) Osprey: Fostering Leadership and Career Readiness Proficiencies for Student-Athletes Perspectives on Sport and Inspiration. The Neumann University Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development. Philadelphia, PA.
Gregg, E., & A. Buenano, A. L. (2016, November). Community based learning in managerial leadership in sport. Sport Marketing Association Conference. Indianapolis, IN.
Gregg, E. A., Lee, J. W., & Buenano, A. L. (2017, February). Engaging Future Stakeholders: The Benefits of K-12 Partnerships. COSMA Conference, Tampa, FL.
Ohlson, M., Gregg, E. & Buenano, A. (2016). Virtual Mentoring: Harnessing the Power of Technology to develop a K-20 Leadership Collaborative. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 2246-2250). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Gregg, E. A., Buenano, A., & Lee, J. W. (In Progress). Carry a basketball – not a blade: The marketing pilgrimage of the Plymouth raiders.
Gregg, E. A., Martin, T., McNary, E., & Buenano, A. (In Progress). Media depictions of Hope Solo’s
domestic violence incident.