Daniels to Serve as Editorial Chair of the LAIN blog

Philip Daniels, doctoral student, was selected to serve as the editorial chair for the LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN) blog. The LAIN is a committee within the American Society on Aging.

Dr. Emi Lenes, Alumni, Receives Grant to Internationalize Course



Emi Lenes, graduate of the counselor education doctoral program, received a development grant to internationalize her course, “Multicultural Mindfulness.”

Caleb Chambliss, master’s/Ed.S. Student, Selected as Tedx Talk Speaker



Caleb Chambliss, master’s/Ed.S. student, was a recent Tedx Talk speaker. Tedx Talks are short talks that are focused on the local community and involve local speakers. Caleb’s presentation was titled: “Representation: The Purpose of Your Story.”

Annual Counselor Education Potluck



The counselor education annual potluck was held in November and it was a huge success. Thanks to Beta Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota for planning this event.

Houseknect Receives Dissertation Research Grant



Alisa Houseknecht, doctoral student, received a research grant from the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) to support her dissertation titled, “Motivation, Belonging, and Support: Examining Factors that Affect Persistence in Counselor Preparation Programs.”

Doctoral Students Receive Recognition From the International Center



Two international students, Huzeyfe Cakmakci and Debolina Ghosh, in the Counselor Education Doctoral Program were recognized by the UF International Center in receiving certificates of excellence. Huzeyfe is from Turkey and Debolina is from India. Dr. Sondra Smith serves as the chair and mentor for both students.

Geoffrion receives FACES Scholarship



Donielle Geoffrion is the recipient of the Florida Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (FACES) Scholarship

Counselor Ed Students Present at ALGBTIC Conference in Portland, Oregon



Shaun Anderson (master’s/Ed.S. student) and Christina McGrath Fair (doctoral student) presented at the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Hannah Bayne Joins CE Faculty



Dr. Hannah Bayne is coming from the Northern Virginia area where she has held faculty positions at Virginia Tech and Loyola University Maryland. She is a licensed counselor in Virginia and works with mostly teenage and adult populations.