Lina I. Lopez

Asst. Director, Programs

(305) 284-2034
Dr. Lina I. Lopez is Assistant Director of Programs in the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies. She earned a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning at the University of Miami, where her research and writing focused on the intersection of literacy, bilingual learners, and digital education. Among her accomplishments as an undergraduate...

Catherine Shaw Wheeling

College Recruiter

(305) 284-3167
Cathy holds BS in Journalism and Communications with a Minor in Business from the University of Florida.  She recruits for the College of Arts & Sciences professional programs, generating new business, managing external and internal admissions, and facilitating special events.  Prior to arriving at UM, Cathy served as...

Frances Lydia Smith

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-8782
Frances is a long-time UM Hurricane. As the manager for the Department of Biology for 16 years, she worked with many prestigious faculty, four department chairs, coordinated budgets that included almost every type of account used by UM and special projects such as working with the British Embassy to honor one of the...

Jean-Paul Wong

Sr. Program Coordinator

(305) 284-2030
Jean-Paul is the Senior Program Coordinator for the Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies at the College of Arts and Sciences. They earned their Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing at Florida International University, and their Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of South Florida....

Bianca Elizabeth Sproul

Marketing Specialist

Bianca Sproul is the Marketing Specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences’ Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies. She is primarily responsible for all media collateral (websites, social, and print) promoting the College’s professional masters’ degrees.  Well-familiar with...

Gabriela Groso

Outreach Coordinator

(305) 284-9627
Gaby Groso is the Outreach Coordinator for the College of Arts & Sciences’ Office of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management from Miami-Dade College, where she was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and graduated...