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Megan (Hoot) Walker crouches with her family at the end of the March of Dimes march.

University of Florida Alumna Creates a Future in Nonprofit Management


April 7, 2021

By Meredith Oglesby Megan (Hoot) Walker arrived at the University of Florida as a freshman in the early 2000s, eager to start her pre-med studies. As she immersed herself in student organizations and uncovered her passion for volunteering, ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Family Youth And Community Science, March Of Dimes, Nonprofit, Volunteer

CALS students recognized at 2020 International Student Achievement Award ceremony


December 9, 2020

Six College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students were recognized with awards on Nov. 17 at the 27th annual International Student Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the University of Florida International Center as part of International ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Animal Sciences, Awards, CALS Student, Family Youth And Community Science, International Education Week, International Students, Leadership, Service Leadership, Student Research, Volunteer

FYCS Advisor Finds New Ways to Connect with Students During COVID


October 15, 2020

Academic advisors play a vital role in helping students reach graduation; from providing academic advice to emotional support, advisors are crucial to overall student success. The advisors in the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Advisor, CALS Alumni, Family, Family Youth And Community Science, FYCS, Student Success, Students

CALS alumna leads 2020 spring graduate to family, youth and community sciences major


May 5, 2020

An encounter with a family, youth and community sciences (FYCS) alumna led Merari Flores Saldana to the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). While working as a volunteer one summer, Merari asked one of the employees about ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, Children Services, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Family Youth And Community Science, Social Work

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Erica Santiago


December 6, 2019

Erica Santiago discovered the family, youth and community sciences major from her colleagues while serving as a student U Matter Ambassador for the UF Division of Student Affairs. Her interest in mental health and helping others overcome anxiety ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Counseling, Family Youth And Community Science, Graduation, Mental Health, Psycology

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