Emerge Scholar List

As part of the Emerge Program, the students were required to participate in at least two high-impact educational practices and complete reflection pieces, which they presented at events such as regional and national conferences. These conferences included the UWF Student Scholar Symposium and Emerge Faculty Fora held throughout the academic year. Students also gain exposure through study abroad programs, internships and student-faculty research projects.

2019 Emerge Scholar

Students who earned the distinction of Emerge Scholar in 2019 include:


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Chloe Diehl

Bachelor of Science in Instructional Design and Technology

Associated Projects:

 

 

Isabel Teller

Isabel Teller

Master of Science in Social Work
 
Associated Projects:
  • Social Work Advocacy and Practice with Victims of Domestic Violence and/or Partner Abuse - Dr. Durkin (Spring 2019)
  • Evaluation of Social Work Practice - Dr. Durkin (Fall, 2018)

2018 Emerge Scholars

Students who earned the distinction of Emerge Scholar in 2018 include:


Angela Mills-Swaney

Angela Mills-Swaney

Bachelor of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • Ronald McDonald Meal Project - Professor Patton (Summer, 2017)
  • Immersive Experience in Social Work: Guatemala - Professor Cotton (Summer, 2017)
Brittanie Steen

Brittanie Steen

Bachelor of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • UWF BSW 400 Hour Field Internship - Department of Children and Families/Families First Network
  • Student Scholar Symposium Showcase: Normalize Breastfeeding in West Florida (Spring 2017)

 

Linda Tierney

Linda Tierney

Master of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • 35th Annual National Conference of Baccalaureate Program Directors: "Challenges for Hispanic Populations Preceding Natural Disaster" - Dr. Lewis & Professor Rappe (Summer & Fall 2017; Spring 2018)
  • MSW Capstone - J. Herzog (Spring 2018)
Hannah Tilden

Hannah Tilden

Master of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • Immersive Experiences in Social Work: Guatemala - Christopher Cotton (Summer, 2017)
  • LGBTQ++ Issues within the Social Work Practice - Christopher Cotton (Summer, 2017)

 

2017 Emerge Scholars

Students who earned the distinction of Emerge Scholar in 2017 include:


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Vickie Cumbie

Bachelor of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • Social Work & Social Welfare in Guatemala - Chris Cotten (Summer 2016)
  • Social Aspects of Family Violence - Dr. Dione King ( Spring 2016)
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Megan Emerson

Bachelor of Arts, Legal Studies

Associated Projects:

  • Japan Study Abroad - Ms Paula Rappe (Summer 2016)
  • 2017 Student Scholar Symposium - Undergraduate Research (Spring 2017)
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Tracie Esmond

Bachelor of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • Social Work Research - Dr. Dione King (Spring 2016)
  • Social Aspects of Family Violence - Dr. Dione King (Spring 2016)
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Heather Jackson

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education

Associated Projects:

  • Jug Band Instruments - Dr. John Pecore, Dr. Jennifer Mesa (Spring 2016)
  • Arcadia Mill Field Trip - Dr. Jennifer Mesa, Dr. Karen Evans (Fall 2015)
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Staci Jagoe

Master of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • LEAD - Effective Macro Practice with the FL Legislature - Dr. Kellie O'Dare Wilson (Spring 2016)
  • Red Flag Dating Violence Campaign - Dr Dione King (Spring 2016)
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Tammy Sutton

Bachelor of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • Analysis of Social Services and Policies - Kellie O'Dare Wilson (Spring 2017)
  • Social Work & Social Welfare in Guatemala - Chris Cotten (Summer 2016)
  • SOW 3783 Human Trafficking in 21st Century - Melinda Lewis (Spring 2016)
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Lisa Vargo

Master of Social Work

Associated Projects:

  • Evaluation of Social Work Practice - Dr. Daniel Durkin (Fall 2016)
  • MSW Capstone - Joseph Herzog