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Kertesha Riley, Ed.S.

Care Coordinator, Care and Resilience


Kertesha Riley serves as a Care Coordinator in the Office of the Dean of Students. In this role, she works to help distressed or distressing students reach their academic goals and to help maintain a safe community and learning environment for all students.

Favorite Spot on Campus and favorite UT tradition 

It’s tied between Blueberry Falls and the Gardens! My favorite tradition is painting The Rock.


Top Clifton Strengths ( if you have done it!)

Input | Connectedness | Empathy | Developer | Relator



I enjoy baking, traveling, caring for my plant babies, reading, and listening to podcasts


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B.S. - Family, Youth, & Community Sciences, University of Florida

M.Ed./Ed.S. - Marriage & Family Therapy, University of Florida

(in progress) Ph.D. - Counselor Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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