Ed Tech Alumna Chairs NACADA Commission

Melissa Johnson (PhD ’12, Education Technology) is the new chair of the Advising High Achieving Students Commission of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). She currently teaches in UF’s Ed Tech program as an adjunct professor and will assume her new leadership position in October. Johnson also serves on the group’s research committee and the journal editorial board as an apprentice. She previously received an NACADA research grant and a scholarship for graduate students.  While completing her PhD, Melissa worked full-time as the Associate Director of the UF Honors Program.


Silver Society Evening at Gator Nation U

At 6 p.m. on Friday, March 7th, Gator Nation U participants were invited to celebrate the Class of 1989’s 25-year reunion and induction into the Silver Society. The Silver Society Induction Ceremony was followed by an evening of dancing. The reunion hosts were Mr. Pat Cousins, Ms. Pegeen Hanrahan, Mr. Dan Kirby, and Ms. Cindy Pekrul.

College of Education attendees: Karyn & Dennis Moses, Diane Brown, Nancy McCabe, and Cathi Overton.