Sewell Chosen as the Recipient of the Chi Sigma Iota Outstanding Entry Level Student Award

Montana Sewell is the recipient of the Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) International Honor Society Outstanding Entry Level Student Award. She is a M.Ed./Ed.S student in the school counseling program at the University of Florida.

Doctoral Student Receives Alec Courtelis Award

Alena Prikhidko

Alena Prikhidko was named a recipient of the 2017 Alec Courtelis Award. The award is given annually to three outstanding international graduate students at the University of Florida. Mrs. Prikhidko is an international student from Russia. She has worked diligently throughout the doctoral program to develop as a scholar, teacher, supervisor, leader, and advocate.

Doctoral Student Receives the 2017 ACC Graduate Student Award

Sunni Lutton

Sunni Lutton received the 2017 Association for Creativity in Counseling Graduate Student Award. She was recognized for her integration of creativity within her work as a counselor, including the use of sandtray with clients, the facilitation of a group for clients entitled “Creative Expressions”, and other creative interventions. She has also lead staff development workshops on integrating creativity in counseling.

Doctoral Student named the 2017 FCA Member of the Year

Alena Prikhidko

Alena Prikhidko, doctoral candidate, was named the 2017 Florida Counseling Association Member of the Year.

Dr. Super receives the 2017 Pete Fisher Humanitarian Award

John Super

Dr. John Super was honored as the 2017 Pete Fisher Humanitarian award recipient. He received this award for his care and passion to others.

UF Counselor Education Program Named FCA Advocate of the Year

2017 FCA Advocate of the Year
The University of Florida Counselor Education Program was named the 2017 Florida Counseling Association (FCA) Advocate of the Year at the FCA annual convention.

Doctoral Student Receives College of Education Outstanding International Student Award

Alena Prikhidko

Alena Prikhidko received the UF College of Education Outstanding International Student Award. This award recognizes an international student that demonstrates exceptional scholarly research activity, outstanding participation in the department, and service to the University community.

Scholarship Night

Recognition Dinner

Counselor Education students received College of Education scholarships at the Annual College of Education Recognition Dinner

Smith Receives National Award and Elected as President-Elect of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development

Shon Smith

Smith received the 2017 Mary Smith Arnold Anti-Oppression Award from ACA’s Association of Counselors for Social Justice, which honors professional counselors and educators who have an exemplary record of challenging multiple forms of oppression in the counseling professions and in their local schools and communities.

Dr. Ana Puig Honored with Mentoring Leadership Award

Dr. Ana Puig received the 2016 Compadrazgo/Comadrazga (Godparent) Mentoring Leadership Award. This award recognizes an individual of the Latina/o Network of the Association of Multicultural Counseling and Development who is active in the mentorship of Latina/o counseling students or professionals, demonstrates commitment to multiculturalism and social justice, and has demonstrated leadership (or leadership potential) within the Latina/o Network. Dr. Puig is a scholar and the research director of the Office of Educational Research in the College of Education. She is also affiliate faculty with the UF Counselor Education Program.