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CBCS students named Office of Graduate Studies Fellows

Nicole Coppage, Jocelyn Jarvis, and Brooke Haney

Nicole Coppage, Jocelyn Jarvis, and Brooke Haney are among the students who were awarded fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year. 

Multiple CBCS students were selected as fellowship recipients for the 2022-2023 academic year by the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS).

Representing the School of Social Work, Nicole Coppage, Hannah Newton, and Julie Wynn were named Kreplich Fellows. The Kreplich Fellowhsip is awarded to students "who plan their careers to educate or help others."

Criminology student Danielle Thomas and Behavioral and Community Sciences doctoral students Jocelyn Jarvis and Brooke Haney were selected as Graduate Student Success Fellows. This fellowship provides financial assistance to new academically talented, first-generation doctoral students who demonstrate financial need and have overcome considerable obstacles and financial hardships in the pursuit of a doctoral degree. 

Allahon Bailey, also a doctoral student in Behavioral and Community Sciences, and Charity Lewis, a doctoral student in the School of Aging Studies, both received the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship. This fellowhship has increased the number of African Americans who have earned doctoral degrees in historically underrepresented disciplines. The purpose of the fellowship is to address the under-representation of African American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in Florida by increasing the pool of qualified candidates with doctoral degrees to teach at the college and university levels.

Aging Studies student Carlyn Vogel was selected for the Dissertation Completion Fellowship, which supports doctoral students who are engaged full-time in the research, writing, and completion of their dissertation. Vogel also recently received the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Health, Medicine, and Behavioral Sciences category.

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The Mission of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS) is to advance knowledge through interdisciplinary teaching, research, and service that improves the capacity of individuals, families, and diverse communities to promote productive, satisfying, healthy, and safe lives across the lifespan. CBCS envisions the college as a globally recognized leader that creates innovative solutions to complex conditions that affect the behavior and well-being of individuals, families, and diverse communities.