Dr. Ralph Norcio enters his 26th year at Lynn University and 16th year as the Faculty Athletics Representative. Presently a professor and the Senior Associate Dean of the College of Business and Management, he has held the positions of MBA Coordinator, Associate Dean and Dean of the business school while at Lynn.
In his position as the Faculty Athletics Representative, Dr. Norcio assists in verifying academic eligibility for all student-athletes, administers the recruitment certification test to all coaches, chairs the Athletic Council and meets with student-athletes regarding their specific academic programs.
During his time at Lynn, he has been named Outstanding Professor three times by voting of students, Outstanding Teacher by a vote of faculty and was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, where he lectured in Finance at the Academy of Economic Science in Bucharest, Romania. He was awarded the Homer and Martha Gudelsky Endowed Professorship in Business.
A certified public accountant, management accountant and financial manager, Dr. Norcio was a partner at Walden and Norcio and was co-owner and vice-president of P. S. & B Enterprises, LTD prior to returning to the academic field.
Previously, he had held educational positions at Northern Virginia Community College, the University of Maryland, George Mason University, American University, Trinity College, Montgomery Community College and New York Tech.
Norcio holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biology, which he received from Georgetown University, and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University. He earned his Doctorate of Philosophy in Business Administration from the Union Institute after presenting his dissertation “A Study of a Non-Traditional Population as They Participated in an Entrepreneurial Skills Program.”
Dr. Norcio also serves on the Executive Board for the South Florida Chapter of Fulbright Association.
The father of Jessica Norcio-Romero, 29, Dr. Norcio can be seen regularly in the stands of Lynn University athletic events during his spare time.