2013 - 2014 News

OCEP Graduate Community Scholars Fellowship Program, summer 2014 awardees

Congratulations to the following graduate students, whose community engaged research proposals were awarded funding through our Graduate Community Scholars Fellowship Program!

Anthony Panzera

(Public Health, doctoral program)
Faculty advisor: Carol A. Bryant (Community & Family Health)
Community partner: Nutrition Services (Frankfort, KY)
Project title: Understanding Nonparticipation in Kentucky WIC: Implications for Outreach

Johanna Phelps-Hillen

(English: Rhetoric and Composition, doctoral program)
Faculty advisor: Julie Staggers (English)
Community partner: Embracing Legacy (Tampa, FL)
Project title: Co-Teaching & Community Engaged Learning: Inception to Implementation

Tiffany Young

(Aging Studies, doctoral program)
Faculty advisor: Cathy McEvoy (Aging Studies)
Community partner: Office on Aging, City of Clearwater
Project title: "Having Our Say": Exploring the Processes of a Community-Based Participatory Intergenerational Physical Activity Program for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Laura Baum
(Applied Anthropology and Public Health, dual master's degree program)
Faculty advisors: Angela Stuesse (Anthropology) and Julie Baldwin (Community and Family Health)
Community partners: Progress Village Civic Council (Tampa, FL) and Progress Village Foundation (Tampa, FL)
Project title: Perspectives of Industry in Progress Village, FL

Cassandra Decker

(Applied Anthropology, master's program)
Faculty advisor: Angela Stuesse (Anthropology)
Community partner: Migrant Education Program (Plant City, FL)
Project title: "Los güeros tienen la oportunidad de seguir adelante pero nosotros como inmigrantes, no" / ("White people [citizens] have the opportunity to move forward and achieve, but as immigrants, we do not"): Migrant Farmworkers' Access to Financial Resources

Elizabeth Plakidas

(Fine Art, master's program)
Faculty advisor: Wallace Wilson (School of Art and Art History)
Community partner: Pyramid Inc. (Tampa, FL)
Project title: No Filter: Creating, Communicating, Collaborating

Joseph England
(Environmental Science and Policy – School of Geosciences, doctoral program)
Faculty advisors: Jennifer Marshall and Russell Kirby (Community & Family Health)
Community partner: Temple Terrace Community Gardens (Temple Terrace, FL)
Project title: Community Gardening in Tampa Bay