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Dr. Donna Matthews

Assistant to the Dean of Mathematics
Professor of Mathematics

Donna L. Domikaitis Matthews grew up on the south side of Chicago and graduated from Luther High School South in 1980. She then attended and participated on the varsity volleyball team at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. She left West Point before finishing her degree and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. Shortly thereafter, she married a military officer and “joined” the Army. She spent over 20 years providing philanthropic assistance to many military and educational organizations as she lived all over the country and the world. Her daughter, Danise, graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Multinational Business and Spanish. Her son, Dan, graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She has two granddaughters, Taytem Weber and Adalynne Weber, and two grandsons, Aidan Royal Domikaitis and Westley Tiberius Domikaitis

Donna received her bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 1990. She immediately began her professional career as a high school mathematics teacher and a volleyball and soccer coach. In 1997, Donna received her master of education in mathematics from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Since then she has taught at several community colleges, liberal arts colleges, and universities across the south. Donna was a member of the 2007 LEAD cohort at the University of Florida and completed her doctorate in higher education administration and policy in December of 2011. She is currently teaching mathematics and serving as the assistant to the Dean of Mathematics for Valencia College at the East Campus.

Phone: 407-582-2706


Office: East Campus

Location: 7-141

Summer 2017 Term
Hours available by appointment

Class Schedule SUMMER 2017: STA 2023 SUMMER 2017 EC-007 Room 113 1:15 pm - 2:50 pm MTWR through June 19th MAC 1114 SUMMER 2017 EC-008 ROOM 242 8:00 am - 9:35 am Tuesdays and Thursday