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January 19, 2016

              Nicole and Holly 

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Nicole M. West has joined the Global Citizens Project team as the Assistant Director and Holly Swayne has returned as a Graduate Assistant for the Global Citizen Awards.

Nicole earned a B.A. in Psychology, M.Ed. in College Student Affairs, and Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of South Florida (USF) and has worked in postsecondary education for more than 15 years. Nicole will be responsible for the daily operations of the Global Citizens Project (GCP) office, as well as managing the Global Citizen Awards program. As a student affairs administrator, she is looking forward to coordinating co-curricular opportunities that reinforce USF students' development of global competencies. Learn more about the Global Citizen Awards here!

Holly holds an M.A. in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, a B.A. in English, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Government and International Affairs, focusing on high profile activism in global health. Holly is a graduate assistant for the Global Citizens Award program, where she will assist in program development and implementation. She looks forward to working with students as they navigate their chosen paths, and through the program, helping them grow academically, professionally, and personally as global citizens.

November 13, 2015



We are delighted to announce that Assessment Specialist, Bruce McCollaum, has joined the Global Citizens Project team. Bruce holds an MA in Applied Linguistics, an MS in Educational Research Methodology and is a doctoral candidate in the department of Educational Research Methodology at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro.

Bruce is a research and testing methodologist that can support faculty and staff in the development and analysis of assessments. Bruce is available in person and via email to meet and discuss any assessment concerns. His goal is to help develop assessment practices that not only support summative decisions but also support learning.

September 2, 2015


We are delighted to announce that Professional Development Specialists Dr. Kara A. Fulton and Sommer Mitchell have joined the Global Citizens Project team. Kara holds a Ph.D. in Applied Anthropology from USF. Sommer is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government and International Affairs with an emphasis in International Relations.

Kara and Sommer are ready to support departments, faculty, and staff in the globalization of curricula, courses, and programming. Through a variety of open and customized workshops, lectures, learning communities, and individualized consultations, their goal is to help you cultivate an inclusive learning environment while providing students with the best educational practices.

We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year!