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Youth Development - Stetson University

Page history last edited by Amanda Nix 11 years, 5 months ago



Service  |  Academic Work  |  Education & Training  |  Capacity Building  |  Deliberative Democracy 



Types of Service   short-term  |  ongoing school year  |  summer

  • After-school and in-school tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • serving as camp counselors
  • Mentoring youth through the legal system
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Youth Empowerment
  • Drug prevention education
  • Summer of Service



Academic Work   courses  |  service-learning  |  CBR and policy research   |  departments and institutes

  • The 1950s and 1960s (AS 152) - Dr. Paul Croce 
  • Campaign Watching (AS 376) - Dr. Paul Croce 
  • Education Program Core Classes (EN 245, 255, 265, 270)  
  • Introduction to Humane Economics (ES 106)
  • Poverty and Microcredit (ES 141) - Dr. Neal Long and Dr. Ranjini Thaver
  • Microcredit Workshop (ES 342)
  • Service Learning Experience (HONORS 6) - Dr. Paul Croce
  • Mentored Field Experience (LAS 103) - Dr. Anne Hallum
  • Self and World (REL 190) - Dr. Gregory Sapp
  • Internship in the Mexican-American Community (SH 300C) - Dr. Robert Sitler
  • Applied Social Science and Community-Based Research (SY 363) - Dr. John Schorr


Further information and course descriptions can be viewed here.



Education & Training   forums  |  workshops  |  reflection activities

  •  Howard Thurman Lecture Series
  • Grant Writing Workshops



Campus and Organizational Capacity-Building   training  |  fundraising  |  resource development

  • Relay for Life
  • Greenfeather
  • Sorority/Fraternaty Philanthropy Weeks
  • Philanthropy United (PHUN)
  • Circle K International (CKI)
  • Campaign for Adolescent and University Student Empowerment (CAUSE)
  • Youth As Resources (YAR)
  • Youth Empowerment through Sports Activities (YESA)



Research, Policy Analysis, Deliberative Democracy   evaluations  |  policy research  | issue forums  |  advocacy




Contacts   staff  |  faculty  |  students  |  community partners (local, regional, national)


Savannah Jane Atkins     satkins@stetson.edu

Brittany Stark                 bstark@stetson.edu

Amanda Reece               areece@stetson.edu

Mary Gossett                  mgossett@stetson.edu

Rina Tovar                      rtovar@stetson.edu



Service-Learning Faculty


College of Arts and Sciences

Kirsten Work


Shawnrece D. Campbell


Raymond Martin


Nancy Billingsley


Ann Adams


Kathy Piechura-Couture


Elizabeth Dershimer


George Taylor


Carol Corcoran


Mercedes Tichenor


Mary Ferland


Doug MacIsaac


Robin Diechrichs


Ann Small


Joy Haugaard


Thomas Hodges


Cindy Lovell


Patrick Coggins


Elizabeth Heins


Neal Long


Ranjini Thaver


J. Anthony Abbott


Paul Croce


Ann Hallum


Richard Kindred


Greg Sapp


Robert Sitler


John Schorr


Mary Pollock



School of Business

Peggy Stahl


Carolyn Mueller


Michelle Demoss


Becky Oliphant



School of Music 

Benjamin Lieser


Ann Small


David Bjella


Bobby Adams


Craig Maddox



College of Law

Roy C. Gardener

Dorothea A. Beane

Rebecca C. Morgan



Community Partners 

ACT Services-Hugh West Gerontology Debra Mitchell 947-3633
Adept Suport coordination Tom Gillan 761-5000 x13 
African American Museumn of the Arts Irene Johnson  (386) 736-4004
ALPI Robert Gayton 386-749-3782
Alliance Center for Health Care Cheryl Starling  734-6401 ext. 124
Alterra Sterling House Penelope Weber 386-736-8100
American Cancer Society Paul Gloersen/Bob McDonald 386-760-6078
American Heart Association  Laura Hodges 386-676-0001
American Lung Association of Florida  Larry Glinzman 386-255-6447 ext 13
American Red Cross Jennifer Dmartino 386-226-1400
Association of Retarded Citizens Volusia Gus Sotir (386) 274-4736
AVID, Volusia County Schools Linda Armour 3867347190 ext. 6030
Best Buddies Brian Suto / Jaquie Johnson (407) 898-0787
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Volusia County Heidi Kellogg 738-5134
Blue Lakes Elementary Carol Thames (386) 822-4070
Blue Springs State Park Richard Harris   775-3663
Camp Boggy Creek Robin Brubaker 352-483-4200 ext. 293
Boston Avenue School Joan Lee 822-6640
Boys and Girls Club  Joe Sullivan  386-860-5004
Boys and Girls Club of Spring Hill Altheia Shavers 736-8807
Boy Scouts of America  Nancy Freeman 386-561-8234
Cape Canaveral Seashore Camping  Laura Hennings 386-428-3384
Central Florida Zoo Bawn Danzi 407-323-4450 ext123
Child Care Resource Network Gigi Hart 386-323-2400
Children and Family Support Services Joan Turner  863-956-3491
Chilren's Home Society Eric Losciale  740-3839 
Chilren's Miracle Network of Greater Orlando Cindy Terry (407) 481-2774
Children's House Montessori School Dora Mallett 736-3632
Chisholm Center Jerome Porter 740-6825 ext 6849
College Arms Towers Jackie Shepard 734-2297
Community Foundation of East Central Florida Nita Schmellick 386-734-4075
Community Outreach Center Susan Clark 736-0420 ext. 111
Conklin Center for the Blind  Pamela Hobbs 386-258-3441
Cooperative Extension Services David Griffith 822-5778
Council of Aging  Shari Day/ Joyce Heath 253-4700 ext. 207
DeBary Hall Historic Site Amber Osmun 386-668-3840
Deland Museum of Art Lyn 734-4371
Deland Famiy Center Estella Belle  734-1144
Deland Housing Authority Gloria Grant 736-1696 ext 16
Deland Police Department Randel Henderson (386) 740-6911
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Carol Dandridge   
Deltona Middle School Kathy Leavitt 386-575-4150
Department of Juvenile Justice  Debra Knight (386) 947-3591
Domestic Abuse Council Darlene Whitley 738-4080
Domestic Abuse Shelter   738-4080
Dream-a-Wish Woodrow Keiser 1-877-788-WISH
Duvall Home for Retarded Children Dixie Gilber Holt 734-2874
Easter Seals Lynn Sinnott 386-255-4568 ext. 318
Eckerd Family Foundation  Jane Soltis 727-446-2996 ext 2
Enterprise Elementary School Thomas Hoffman 386-668-8108
Environmental Management Jack Towle/ Kelly Young 248-1781
Family Center Coordinator Barbara Rutherford 386-822-6760
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church  Pastor Art Wuertz 734-2791
First Baptist Church of Deland Ben Collins 734-5085
First Christian Church James Anderson 734-0677
First Presbyterian Day School Rose Chomin 734-6214
Florida Hospital-Deland Meliss King 943-4748
Florida Lutheran Health Center Heather Canova 738-0212
Florida Lutheran Retirement Center Chris Graham 736-5800 ext 5864
Florida United Methodist Children's Home Bess Bussey (386) 668-5088
Four-H Cooperative Extension  Shirley Ellison  822-5778
FUTURE/Take Stock in Children Marsha Lewis 3867347190 ext. 20241
Grace House Pregnancy Resource Center Inc. Donna Jensen  386-822-9797
Habitat for Humanity for West Volusia Kevin Loftus 734-7268
Headstart Center Olga Araujo 386-736-1325
Hospice of Volusia County Meredith Stevens (386)322-4701
Helping Our Student to Suceed Beth Harper  
House Next Door Donna Williams 3867347571 ext. 101
Humane Society Gloria Thomas 734-2450
 Library Center of Volusia County Marta Orlowski 257-6036 ext 6317
Journey's End Animal Sanctuary Florence Thuot  (386) 736-6396 
Literacy Council  Jonel Persinger 386-785-2085
Mainstreet Deland Association  Taver Cornett 738-0649
March of Dimes Kelly Harrell 386-274-3267
Marine Science Center Michael Brothers (386) 304-5529
Museum of Arts and Sciences Bonnie Trombley 386-255-0285 ext. 16
National Network for Youth    202-783-7949
Nature Conservancy:  Disney Wilderness Lisa Poser 407 935-0002
Nazarene Church of Deltona Barbara Gregory 386-574-7828
Neighborhood Center Robert Barbieri 734-8120
One-Stop Career System Flagler & Volusia Counties Linda Callaghan 3867403266
Operation Caring Through Sharing Brenda George 3866769106
Our Children First  Joyce Drinkwater 248-2771 ext 305
Our Father's Closet Rose 734-8350
P-3 Community Foundation  Nita Schemellick (386) 734-4075
Police Athletic Department Lt. Bobby Lambert 386-943-7866
Rape Crisis Center Deborah Winchock-Ebert 386-254-4106
Rose Manor Assisted Living Home Debbie Tolan 386-738-5982
Salvation Army Capt. Tanya / Mark Dooley 738-2406
San Jose Mission / ESL   749-9372
Serenity House of Volusia Linda Baden/Randy Croy 252-3506/258-5050 Ext 16
Small World Youth Services Inc LaVerne White   386-739-1286
Southeastern Network of Youth & Fam. Services Sherry Allen 239-949-4414
Southwestern Middle School Michael Strother 822-6700
Spring Hill Community Resource Center Donna Banks 740-0808
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church  Dennis 734-9708
State of Florida Department of Blind Services  Debbie Armstrong 258-4444
Stetson, Department of Geography Don Zondervan Unit Box 8401
Students With A Purpose Laverne White 738-1286 home
Teens for Pure Energy Bonnie Thurman 386-860-1861
The Sands Theater Bonnie Keyser 738-7156
The Upper Room John Ruehl 738-1459
Twinkle Star Montessori School Hellen 736-1121
United Humanitarians of West Volusia County Nancy Leonard (386) 785-0349
United Way of Volusia County Shori Dae                              Roseanna Spychala (386) 253-0563
University Center East  Christopher Frierson (386) 734-9083
University Center West Oretha Wilson 734-9085
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service David Griffis (386) 822-5778
Volusia County Health Dept. Jan Modzelewski (386) 822-6215
Volusia County Hispanics Association Zenaisa Denizac 386.860.1128
Volusia County Public Library Karen Poulsen 736-2700 ext. 1220
Volusia County Schools Erika Tillman (386) 255-6475
Volusia Schools-"Take Stock in Children" Nancy Wait 734-7190
YMCA  Deltona  736-6000 or 532-9622
YMCA  Deland-Jennifer Cyr  386-736-6000
Young Life West Volusia Aaron Underwood 386-785-4150
Youth Motivators Erika Tillman 255-6475 ext. 2227 




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