COVID Update:

Effective May 16, 2022, EFSC has returned to normal pre-COVID operations, with full capacity on-campus classes and events. Click for the COVID Reporting Requirements and the Return to Campus Approval Process which remain in place. See the Student Services Guide for on-campus services available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, plus virtual options. Read the latest updates .

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

  • Suebrenia Calhoun, Instructor, Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Dawn Niehoff, CRM Specialist, Enrollment Marketing Services
  • Bianca Parker, Instructor, Dental Hygiene
  • Dr. Dee Sibley, Dean, STEM & Business, Cocoa and Palm Bay Campus Administrator
  • Dr. Ramona Smith, Collegewide Chair, Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Sherry Van Winkle, Administrative Support Specialist
  • Rachel Allen, Project Specialist, Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Marina Baratian, Professor, Psychology
  • Jill Bloomstine, Instructor, Accounting
  • Korie Carter, Instructor, Drafting and Design
  • Dr. Sharon Cronk-Raby, Collegewide Chair, Communications
  • Shannon Dexter, Assistant Professor, Math
  • Doreen Erickson, Director, Campus Admissions and Records
  • Pilar Florenz, Instructor, World Languages
  • Rachel Geidel, Student Advisor
  • Tonia Graham, Program Coordinator/Instructor, Criminal Justice
  • Stephanie Jarvis, Instructor, Communications
  • Sharon Kline, Instructor, Psychology
  • Julie Manuel, Instructor, Math
  • Amanda Rose Newton, Instructor, Science
  • Ana Rhodes, International Advisor
  • Dr. Kristin Schroeder, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
  • Christine Sibol, Assistant Professor, Math
  • Dr. Ashley Spring, Professor, Science
  • Carolyn VanBergen, Assistant Professor, English
  • Erin Vorke, Instructor, Mathematics
  • Patty Wallace, Instructor, Psychology/Human Services
  • Dr. Holly Wendel, Assistant Professor, Math
  • Evelyn Young, Director, Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Barbara Zent, Technician, Accounting
Palm Bay
  • Lisa Hanney, Coordinator, Career Planning and Development
  • Luisa Ozuna, Student Advisor
  • Adrianna Perry, Student Advisor
  • Erika Kendall, Instructor, Communications

WiHE Student Mentoring

Women in Higher Education (WiHE) has a Mentoring program supporting EFSC female students from domestic violence shelters. To help students succeed, each student from the domestic violence shelter is matched with a Mentor from EFSC’s Women in Higher Education committee.

Resources for students:

Resources for WiHE Mentors: