Gia Scaccabarrozzi - Academic Major: Public Health; Engagement Focus: Volunteerism and Service

Gia Scaccabarrozzi, a UNF Department of Public Health graduate from Gainesville, Florida, has shown great dedication working with neonates and the youth in the Jacksonville community through her service to a variety of organizations including UF Health's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Love Your Melon, and North Florida School of Special Education.  Gia was one of the founders for the Love Your Melon crew here on campus and has worked with them for nearly two years assisting children with cancer and their families.  Gia believes that the knowledge and skills she has learned in class and internship, have truly prepared her for what she will be exposed to in the 'real world' and has learned how to better accept, communicate, and give.