Category: Spotlight

Dr. Rachel DiSesa: “I have a better toolbox to represent UF as a science communicator”

Rachel DiSesa, Ph.D., partially credits her successes to the University of Florida’s Employee Education Program, or EEP.


WUFT team wins Florida Government Productivity Award

Florida TaxWatch, the Florida Council of 100 and the state of Florida awarded a Florida Government Productivity Award to the WUFT / Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) team, composed of UF College of Journalism and Communications Division of Media Properties Executive Director Randy Wright, Chief Meteorologist and FPREN Director Jeff George, and Senior Multimedia Meteorologist Megan Borowski.


Taylor Munson: “I would not be where I am today without the EEP”

Taylor Munson began her journey with the University of Florida as a volunteer at UF Health Jacksonville. Just over four years later, she now works as a clinical research coordinator III in the department of Emergency Medicine Research and holds a master’s degree from the University of North Florida — successes she credits in part to UF’s Employee Education Program, or EEP.

Read on to learn more about her experience with the program.


Shakira Henderson named UF College of Nursing dean

Henderson will also become the associate vice president for nursing education, practice, and research — or System Chief Nurse Executive — for UF Health.


Rob Ferl leads National Academies panel on future of space research

UF professor Rob Ferl, Ph.D., has spent his career working with NASA to understand what happens to Earth’s living organisms on the journey to space.


Get to know EAP counselor Devin Shorey

Devin Shorey is a licensed mental health counselor who has a wide range of experience with a variety of mental health and relationship issues.


Get to know EAP counselor Massiel Snow

Massiel Snow recently joined the University of Florida as a new Employee Assistance Program, or EAP, counselor.


President Sasse begins strategic planning process

UF President Ben Sasse, Ph.D., has launched a yearlong strategic planning process to chart UF’s course through the next decade.


Laurie Mintz included in Forbes’ 50 Over 50 list

UF Department of Psychology Professor Laurie Mintz, Ph.D., was recently included in Forbes’ 50 Over 50 list in honor of her advocacy for sex positivity.


Building a community of practice with the ALAP program

Find out how the ALAP program helped Thiyagarajah become a more effective leader at the University of Florida.


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