Denita Gadson

Student Diversity Programs Coordinator

Professional Academic Advisor


PhD in Mass Communications, The University of Iowa; Master of Science, Iowa State University; Bachelor of Arts, Alcorn State University


Denita provides academic guidance to undergraduate students in the Office for Professional Distinction within UNIBusiness. She monitors students' academic progress, as well as coordinates, plans, implements, and administers recruitment and retention efforts related to student diversity. Denita is a business owner, writer, and has taught in higher education and worked in the non-profit sector.

Denita works with students with last names F-K.

Professional Accomplishments

Iowa SBA 2018 Minority Business Champion and Panther First award winner.

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