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As director of communications and marketing at the College of Health Professions and Sciences, Lovett leads the team that produces the College’s social and digital media, print publications, video production, photography, advertisement and media relations.

Lovett brings more than 20 years of public relations leadership experience to the role. She spent five years with UCF Communications and Marketing as the director for media relations, serving as a university spokesperson and sharing stories of academic excellence, student success, partnerships and innovation with media outlets and audiences across the country.

Prior to coming to UCF, Lovett held a variety of communications roles in state and local government. She spent six years at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, first as the public affairs director where she managed the agency’s public information and community outreach efforts, and later as the chief of staff where she led strategic initiatives, managed corporate communications and served as a liaison to community advisory boards. She spent 16 years at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, including five years as the director of external affairs, where she served as the chief media spokesperson and was responsible for developing public safety campaigns and coordinating communications across the agency’s statewide operations centers.



  • BA, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Stetson University
  • MS, Master of Science, Criminology , Florida State University
  • APR, Accreditation in Public Relations, Universal Accreditation Board
  • CHPS Welcomes New Communications and Marketing Director Heather Lovett

    Written By: UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 23, 2022
    The UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences welcomes Heather Lovett as the director of communications and marketing. Lovett will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to help enhance...
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