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Nancy McIlrath

Graduate Academic Coordinator Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering
Office 370C Weil Hall Work Phone: 352-294-7801


I have been privileged to work in Higher Education for over 30 years.My career started at the community college-level and I held positions in Student Affairs at three different institutions over a 17 year period. I have worn many hats throughout the years some of which include: International Advisor, Interim Honors Program Director, Counselor, Instructor, Coach and Cheerleading Sponsor. I came to UF in 2005 and have continued my desire to be a positive impact in the lives of the students I serve.


Oversee and manage all aspects of the graduate programs for ESSIE including the online program (EDGE) from recruitment through graduation and alumni support. Coordinate and manage school efforts in reference to the development of strategic agreements with international universities. Plan, coordinate and oversee ESSIE’s semi-annual ESSIE Evening with Industry. Advise the ESSIE ENVOYS graduate student group. Supervise graduate program staff.

Area within ESSIE

Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering – Graduate Program


B.A., Psychology, 1983, University of Tampa
M.Ed., Counselor Education, 1988, Indiana University of PA
M.A., Student Personnel Services, 1987, Indiana University of PA