Inspiring the Gulf Coast: The UWF University-Community Partnership ModelSeptember 13, 2018 | Martha D. Saunders, Ph.D.
Universities and communities thrive when they work together to accomplish mutual goals. This is why we’ve made “Community and Economic Engagement” one of the five key directions in our strategic plan. In a university-community partnership model, everyone wins.
Argos on the Move. International Programs Offering a Vital Global ExperienceAugust 16, 2018 | Martha D. Saunders, Ph.D.
This summer, I did a little traveling of my own when I met students participating in UWF’s Catalyst Program in Paris. It was one of the best weeks I’ve had "in the office" since becoming president at UWF.
Pushing Past "PC" with UWF’s Cross-Cultural Competency CourseAugust 8, 2018 | Martha D. Saunders, Ph.D.
The U.S. is more diverse than ever before, and the world is changing all around us. Our workplace teams include people from many generations, faiths, backgrounds and parts of the world.
The Faces of Healthcare Education at UWFJuly 30, 2018 | Martha D. Saunders, Ph.D.
I would be hard pressed to find any recent list of top-demand careers that isn’t dominated by requests for healthcare professionals. In Florida, two critical issues impacting healthcare include an aging population demanding more care and an aging workforce of nurses nearing retirement.
Increasing Access to Mental Health Services on College CampusesJune 5, 2018 | Martha D. Saunders, Ph.D.
The Fall 2017 National College Health Assessment by the American College Health Association found that in the past 12 months, nearly 40 percent of college students felt so depressed “that it was difficult to function,” and more than 60 percent felt “overwhelming anxiety.”