Rachel Henesy awarded the 2018 ALGBTIC Graduate Student Award



Rachel Henesy, counselor education doctoral student, was awarded the 2018 Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) Graduate Student Award.

Students and Faculty Travel to Tallahassee


Counselor Education students and faculty took a road trip to Tallahassee to meet with state representatives and senators to advocate for counselors and clients on February 21, 2018.

Students and Faculty attend the ACA Convention in Atlanta


Several counselor education students and faculty attended the American Counseling Association (ACA) 2018 Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mercedes Machado receives AMCD research grant


Mercedes Machado is the recipient of the 2018 Association for Multicultural Counseling & Development (AMCD) research grant. 

Counseling Presidential Trio at UF

Drs. Ana Puig, Shon Smith, and Jacqueline Swank have been elected to serve presidential terms of three out of the 20 national divisions of the American Counseling Association (ACA)

One faculty member and two students have been elected as officers of FALGBTIC

One faculty member and two students have been elected as officers of the Florida Association for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling (FALGBTIC).

Dr. Shon D. Smith Receives Samuel H. Johnson Distinguished Service Award


The Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) recognized Dr. Shon D. Smith with the Samuel H. Johnson Distinguished Service Award. 

2018 Outstanding Graduate Professional Practice Award Winner: Emilie Lenes


Emi is an exceptional scholar and a skilled and dedicated professional that is licensed as both a mental health counselor and a marriage and family therapist.

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.