COEHS Alumna named FL Superintendent of the Year
December 3, 2020
Congratulations Dr. Diana
Greene, COEHS alumna, for being named Florida's 2021 Superintendent of the Year.
Guest Column: Jacksonville deserves a STEM Pipeline
November 22, 2020
Dean Yendol-Hoppey explains how COEHS partnerships with Duval County Public Schools, local organizations like Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub and 5C Academy, and with the support of our own Northeast Florida Center for STEM Education, we are providing unlimited possibilities for teachers and students across all grade levels to experience high-quality STEM learning opportunities in Jacksonville.
UNF hosts artistic expression event to support first generation students
October 23, 2020
UNF first-generation students took part in “Destress Through Art” painting and discussion experience. Hosted by UNF Undergraduate Studies and UNF College of Education and Human Services, students discussed challenges from the pandemic then expressed those feelings using art.
UNF instructor appointed to Florida School for the Deaf and Blind BOT
October 9, 2020
June Ann is an instructor in our Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education program, and was recently appointed to the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (FSDB) Board of Trustees by Governor Ron DeSantis.
She is also a freelance deaf interpreter and ASL translator, an appointed member of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Advisory Committee for the Florida Department of Health.
UNF College of Education and Human Services awarded $4.4M grant to prepare PK-2 teachers in STEM Curriculum
October 8, 2020
The College of Education and Human Services has been awarded a $4.4 million three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare teachers in pre-kindergarten through second grade (PK-2) classrooms to integrate STEM and computational thinking in teaching models.This supporting effective educator development grant, Project InTERSECT, will expand existing partnerships with Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) and Northeast Florida Regional STEM2Hub to provide teachers with professional development activities that address the need of DCPS students.
Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education (EDIE) Deptartment Celebrates International Week of the Deaf
September 21, 2020
The Department of Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education (EDIE) in the College of Education and Human Services celebrated with a week of special videos on the UNF EDIE Facebook page that feature demonstrations of basic American Sign Language including how to say helpful phrases like “hello” and “my name is.” The department shared a host of information around the International Week of the Deaf themes that highlighted many of the majors, minors, and foreign language classes that are offered in relation to American Sign Language.
An Education Strategy: The Power of Partnership
August 13, 2020
The Summer 2020 UNF Journal article highlights Sanethette Shubert's, UNF alumna and principal of Kings Trail Elementary School, work with her staff and faculty from the College of Education and Human Services to raise the literacy of the students. The article also features Dr. Tia Kimball, UNF alumna, the Professor in Residence at Kings Trail and UNF Instructor, highlighting her work bridging the gap between theory and practice.
UNF Names Ana Roman-Dominguez as the 2020 Women in Leadership Award Winner
August 7, 2020
Ana Roman-Dominguez, assistant coach of the UNF Women’s Tennis team and a graduate student, is the recipient of the UNF Taylor Leadership Institute’s (TLI) Women in Leadership Award for 2020.
Sport Management Steps Up Their Game
August 1, 2020
Two new initiatives ― a Sport Data Analytics Lab and an Executive in Residence program ― just might be a game changer for students in UNF’s sport management program. Both programs have been designed with input from industry professionals to add skills that will better prepare graduates for the workforce.
UNF Alumni Association Honors Summer Graduate with Senior Service Award
July 28, 2020
Sydnie Steele, A C.A.M.P. Osprey alumna, was named the Summer 2020 Senior Service Award Recipient. With C.A.M.P. Osprey and Taylor Leadership Institute partnerships she volunteered with the River City Science Academy and the Ronald McDonald House of Jacksonville.
UNF sport management unveils executive-mentoring program and data lab to address employable skills for students
June 29, 2020
The University of North Florida’s College of Education and Human Services Sport Management Program is unveiling an Executive-in-Residence program and Sport Data Analytics Lab available beginning Fall 2020. These programs, directed by Dr. Wanyong Choi, sport management assistant professor, will help students develop skills that employers are currently looking for and be better prepared to enter the workforce.
COEHS Student, Kaitlynn Himmelreich Receives Fulbright
May 14, 2020
Kaitlynn Himmelreich, COEHS recent graduate, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in Education for the 2020-21 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. For her Fulbright project, Himmelreich will travel to Cambodia to conduct her research titled “Cambodian Sign Language: Development Process and Impacts on Deaf Cambodians.”
COEHS professor interviewed about pro sports reopening in Florida
May 13, 2020
COEHS Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Dr. Kristi Sweeney, spoke to Action News about the possibility of pro sports reopening in Florida.
New Summer Graduate Course: Teaching, Training, Learning in COVID-19 Era
May 6, 2020
Dr. Suzanne Ehrlich, assistant professor of educational technology, training and development in UNF’s College of Education & Human Services, realized that her academic expertise could be very useful for others during this remote learning period caused by the pandemic.
UNF College of Education and Human Services announces 2020 Gladys Prior Awards for Career Teaching Excellence recipients
April 15, 2020
In an effort to surprise the teachers with the good news, principals in the Duval County Public School district invited faculty and staff to join for a special Zoom meeting where the winning teachers were announced in front of their peers. Dr. Diane Yendol-Hoppey, UNF COEHS dean, was also in attendance to make the special announcement.
Sport Management students donate earnings to UNF Scholarship
April 7, 2020
UNF sport management students worked for four days at The Players Championship this year before it was canceled due to the coronavirus. When they received the check for their work, the students generously donated all $7,800 of their earnings to the Emanuel “Manny” Hernandez, Jr. Scholarship.
Solve, Tinker, Explore, Play: STEP Lab Open for Learning
January 1, 2019
The Winter 2019 UNF Journal article shares the recent opening of the new STEP Lab in the College of Education and Human Services. STEP stands for solve, tinker, explore and play, and the lab is a place where regional preK-12 students and teachers, University faculty and students, and community partners can go to learn and gain hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering and math.