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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.