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Support the WiHE Initiative

WiHE at Habitat for HumanityDid you know only 30% of U.S. colleges and universities were led by women in 2017? 

Women in Higher Education (WiHE) is a college-wide committee at Eastern Florida State College that strives to:

  • Promote professional and personal networking opportunities
  • Share opportunities for professional growth within the College
  • Encourage females at the College who desire to pursue a next step in their career path or another graduate degree
  • Recognize female accomplishments at the College
  • Support less fortunate females in Brevard County through volunteering
  • Empower female students to pursue higher education

All faculty and staff with an interest in supporting women in higher education are welcome to join. 

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Current Members

  • Rose Davis, Dental Clinic Specialist, Health Sciences
  • Maura Gleeson, Instructor, Art History
  • Dawn Niehoff, CRM Specialist, Enrollment Marketing Services
  • Dr. Dee Sibley, Provost
  • Sherry Van Winkle, Administrative Support Specialist
  • Rachel Allen, Project Specialist, Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Marina Baratian, Professor, Psychology
  • Jill Bloomstine, Instructor, Accounting
  • Victoria Candelora, Program Manager/Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
  • Korie Carter, Instructor, Drafting and Design
  • Shannon Dexter, Assistant Professor, Math
  • Doreen Erickson, Director, Campus Admissions and Records
  • Pilar Florenz, Instructor, World Languages
  • Tonia Graham, Program Coordinator/Instructor, Criminal Justice
  • Stephanie Jarvis, Instructor, Communications
  • Carrie Johnson, Librarian
  • Sharon Kline, Instructor, Psychology
  • Dr. Zhengrong Li, Instructor, Science
  • Julie Manuel, Instructor, Math
  • Dr. Linda Miedema, VP, Academic and Student Learning/CLO
  • Nicole Prosser, Instructor, Math
  • Dr. Kristin Schroeder, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
  • Christine Sibol, Assistant Professor, Math
  • Dr. Ashley Spring, Professor, Science
  • Carolyn VanBergen, Assistant Professor, English
  • Patty Wallace, Instructor, Psychology/Human Services
  • Dr. Holly Wendel, Assistant Professor, Math
  • Evelyn Young, Director, Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Sharon Cronk-Raby, Associate Provost
  • Erika Kendall, Instructor, Communications


For questions or to join WiHE, contact:

Dr. Ashley Spring 

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