Dr. Cody M. Cocchi (Co-key) serves the state of Georgia as the Student Engagement Manager with the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation. Dr. Cocchi is a Georgia native, received all his education in Georgia, and is enthusiastic about facilitating high-quality, collaborative experiences for students to live, grow, and thrive within the state.
As the Student Engagement Manager with the Partnership, Cody acts as an innovation catalyst for all Georgia communities by supporting student internships through the signature program, Smart Community Corps. By placing the best and brightest students with organizations throughout the state, communities and organizations have an opportunity to innovate, build capacity, and succeed.
Prior to joining the Partnership, Dr. Cocchi served the Golden Isles and surrounding coastal counties while working with the College of Coastal Georgia. Cody worked collaboratively with students, faculty, and community partner agencies to aid the College’s mission in support of “every student, every time” through service-learning, undergraduate research, and development of a competency-based program.
Cody is an extremely positive lifelong learner who is enthusiastic about helping people make their lives better. He is a firm believer that mutually beneficial partnerships that provide students experience while helping organizations build capacity within their internal and external missions are critical growing opportunities for all involved.
Dr. Cocchi earned his Doctorate in leadership from Valdosta State University, Master of Arts in higher education administration from Georgia Southern University, and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Georgia State University. Cody also serves on multiple boards and committees that contribute to the well-being of the local and state communities. Outside interests include playing ice hockey, attending sporting and cultural events, gardening/landscaping, going to the beach, and spending time with his lovely wife and two dogs, Elvis and Gemma.
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