Florida Counseling Association Conference 2011

Several UF Counselor Education students attended the FCA conference. While there, they participated in several activities.  

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2011 Conference

Several of our doctoral students presented at the ACES conference in Nashville, TN. Additionally, we also ran into alumni who presented as well. All of our students are to be commended for their hard work and high quality presentations. Kudos to the faculty mentors!!!

Fall 2011 Alumni Workshop

Katie Fields is a graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Education, Counselor Education program. Immediately following graduation, Katie secured a job as a Crime Prevention Analyst for the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. In this position, Katie partnered with a grassroots organization, known as SWAG, the Southwest Advocacy Group, to advocate for resources in […]

Alumni in the Field

While in the DC area for the American Counseling Association’s Governing Council meeting, Dr. West-Olatunji had an opportunity to catch up with one of our alumni, Sharilyn Wiskup. Sharilyn is most remembered for her parting comments at the graduation ceremony: “A ship in harbor is safe but that’s not what ships are for.” I captured […]

UF College of Education Poster Session Symposium

Counselor education students and faculty participated in the College of Education Symposium.    

MHC Fall 2011 Pot Luck Supper

  On Monday, October 10th, 2011, the Mental Health Counseling program track held a pot luck supper for program students and faculty. This was an opportune time for students to get acquainted and re-acquainted with each also. This event also provided students to mingle with faculty in a relaxed atmosphere with good food, toe tapping […]

Visiting Scholar-Fall 2011

This fall, we are pleased to welcome Dr. MiJin Yang as a Visiting Scholar with the Mental Health Counseling program track. Dr. Yang is an Assistant Professor at the Korea Youth Counseling Institute in Seoul, South Korea and also serves as director of the Competence Development Division at the Korea Youth Counseling Institute. MiJin Yang […]

New Faculty Member

Dr. Jacqueline Swank is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Florida. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and taught at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) prior to coming to UF. Dr. Jacqueline Swank’s web page

Haiti 2011 Outreach

Haiti 2011 Outreach UF Haiti Outreach 2011 (photos in Quicktime movie format) In the fall of 2010, former UF faculty member Dr. Cirecie West-Olatunji received a UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity grant to augment understanding of post-disaster resilience and coping within a multicultural context. To connect with knowledgeable scholars and representatives at non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Dr. […]