Florida Blue to Help Bring Social Work Class Projects to Life

Monday, Nov 06, 2023

(L-R) Institutional Advancement student worker, Iman; Jerry Clinton, associate dean; Heather Thompson, Ph.D., LCSW, director of the Sandler School of Social Work; Dani Groton, Ph.D., MSW, associate professor; LeaAnne DeRigne, Ph.D., MSW, professor; Karen Galea, director of foundation relations; Atensia Earp-Bowen, instructor; Naelys Luna, Ph.D., MSW, dean; David Wagner, Florida Blue South Florida market president; Katherine Frazier-Jones, director of communications; Juan Awad, Florida Blue market leader for Palm Beach/Treasure Coast; Fiorella Smyth, Florida Blue senior manager of corporate social responsibility; and Tootie Martin, director of development.  

The Dean’s Office recently welcomed the Florida Blue leadership team to campus. They are big-hearted believers in our mission and have committed to helping bring classroom service-learning projects to life by funding their real-world implementation in underserved South Florida communities. 

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