Jean Newell - Academic Major: Public Health; Engagement Focus: Community-Based Learning, Volunteerism, and Service
Jean Newell, a UNF Department of Public Health graduate from Long
Island, New York, has shown great dedication working with her fellow UNF
students and Jacksonville community through her service to a variety of
organizations including Eta Sigma Gamma - National Professional Health
Education Honorary, Baptist Health, Department of Health Promotion, and the
Jewish Community Alliance. For nearly two years, Jean has educated these
diverse populations on various health topics, guided individuals to adopting
healthier lifestyles, and connected students to many professional development
opportunities. Jean believes that
working with diverse individuals within a community or society is vital to
making progress with societal issues and that a quote by Barbara Mikulski
"Each one of us can make a difference, but together we make change."
encompasses her belief of the importance of working with others.