As Assistant VP for Undergraduate Studies, Cristina is responsible for Living-Learning Communities and other retention initiatives. As Director for Student Academic Success Services, she is responsible for the design, implementation, and execution of support programming. Cristina grew up in Clearwater, Florida, and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Florida. She later earned her Juris Doctor degree from Barry University School of Law. Cristina enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with friends and family, and being outdoors.