Recipe for Success with Guest Violet Nikolici Lowrey, Keiser University
Just as there are no two recipes that contain the exact same ingredients or measurements, there are no two success stories exactly the same. Recipe For Success features entrepreneurs, visionary leaders and innovators of all ages who will share their ingredients that make them successful – personally and professionally.
Let's get cooking! Violet N. Lowrey is the Director of Student Services and Career Services for the Keiser University Fort Lauderdale campus.
In her role, Violet heads a department and team that provides quality support services which enhances the overall development of students and eliminates barriers to student learning. The department provides community resources and resources to assist you with resume preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and job placement assistance. They partner with employers in the community to provide job/career opportunities for students, graduates, and alumni.
Additionally, Violet oversees the production and manages a variety of special events and meetings throughout the year, from soup to nuts, that include program development, creative and scenic design, event strategy, thematic development, event planning and production, general session production, run of event/meeting/fundraiser, entertainment, general meeting planning, site selection & venue management, event survey and evaluation, food and beverage management, complete staging technical design / production, budget management, and all event operational logistics. Working with several civic, nonprofit, professional and industry specific organizations, Violet collaborates with professionals in healthcare, business, human resources, legal, criminal justice, law enforcement, IT, all fields... interacts with chambers of commerce, professional organizations, nonprofits, and employers.
Violet is committed to Educational Excellence. The learning environment, professional image of students, and development of excellent work ethic.
As a member of the Keiser University Team, Violet embraces a student-centered approach which helps the student develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today’s competitive job market.
The secret to Violet’s success is giving back… Violet has been and is involved with many organizations in the community. A Leadership Broward and Leadership Hollywood Graduate, Violet has been active with Junior Achievement, Rotary, Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees), The American Lung Association, local chambers, Cystic Fibrosis, LifeNet4Families, and many others.
Prior to joining Keiser University, Violet owned A Plus Professional Resumes, Inc. Violet is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Workshop Presenter, Certified Empowerment & Motivational Coach (CEMC), and M.B.A. graduate from the Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University.
Violet is dedicated to making a difference in her community and with her rock solid, supportive family, she will conquer many things to come. Violet is married to Kenneth M. Lowrey, and they have two children, Jimmy and Emma.
For more information about Junior Achievement of South Florida, visit https://www.jasouthflorida.org.
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