Academic Advisor I - Students with last names beginning in E-L
Phone: (239) 590-7456
Office: Marieb Hall 213D
Lorie Hickox joined Florida Gulf Coast University in 2004. She served the FGCU Center for Positive Aging for three years as a Rehabilitation Specialist and Research Assistant in the area of Recreational Therapy. In 2007, she joined the FGCU Center for Academic Achievement where she assisted with student retention efforts as well as aided the Eagle’s Wing Mentoring program and Reading Connections course. She is currently an Academic Advisor in the College of Health Professions and Social Work where she has served since 2008.
Prior to her arrival at FGCU, Lorie has held several positions as a Recreational Therapist in long term care facilities and specialized in providing therapeutic interventions for older adults with memory loss. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Brockport and is certified in the field of Recreational Therapy through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). Ms. Hickox is also a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA).