Director of Community Engagement
Kevin Winchell serves as the Associate Director of Community Engagement at Stetson University. He is responsible for creating and leading engagement efforts between the campus and community, directing the Stetson University Bonner Program, supporting campus and community political engagement through student voter registration and outreach initiatives, supervising the CCE's AmeriCorps VISTAs and Bonner Coordinator and working with faculty to integrate community-engaged learning practices into their coursework. He also conducts research and shares national best-practices related to youth civic and political engagement, particularly through organizations such as Campus Compact, NASPA and the Bonner Foundation. Apart from his role in the CCE, Kevin also teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the University's First-Year Seminar and Honors Programs, focusing on the intersections of power, privilege and public policy through project-based learning. Kevin has been state- and nationally-recognized for his leadership and innovation in student civic and political engagement, including the Florida Campus Compact Community Engagement Educator of the Year, the Graham/Frey Civic Award and the All-In Campus Democracy Challenge.
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Coordinator of Community Impact
Alicia Harrington serves as our Coordinator of Community Impact for the Center of Community Engagement at Stetson University. She coordinates all relationships with external community partner agencies on behalf of the Center for Community Engagements, supports philanthropic community engagement and leads a team of AmeriCorps VISTAs who serve the local community of DeLand in the forms of economic development, public health, education, etc. Alicia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is currently getting her Masters's in Couple, Marriage and Family Counseling here at Stetson University. Alicia used her final year of eligibility to play beach volleyball at Stetson during her first year in the counseling program. Alicia loves gaining new experiences, during her undergraduate career, she played Division One volleyball, as well as participated in internships at correctional facilities with human trafficking victims, doing body image research and in the classroom with students who have disabilities. She hopes to help students be able to broaden their horizons and find their passions.
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Assistant Director of the Bonner Program and Community Partnerships
Taylor Hibel serves as Assistant Director of the Bonner Program and Community Partnerships, where she works with a student leadership team to facilitate educational programming and developmental nonprofit internships for members of the program. Taylor is a Bonner and Stetson alumna, she graduated with a bachelor’s in biology and the Certificate of Community Engagement in 2020 before completing her master’s in Educational Leadership at Florida Gulf Coast University in 2021. Taylor is passionate about supporting students where they are in their development as people, students and young professionals.
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Rand Nichols is an AmeriCorps/VISTA Member serving his three-year term at Stetson University’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) as a Public Health Research Coordinator. His role is to support public health initiatives in Volusia County. He earned a bachelor’s in social science from the University of South Florida. Also, he has a Master’s in Public Health degree and a Post-Master’s Certification to teach psychology online from Walden University. Rand is passionate about combating racial injustice and social inequality for African Americans, people of color and other minorities.
Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Storytelling
Christine is the Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Storytelling at the Center for Community Engagement, where she supports the communication needs of the Bonner Program, Community Partnerships, Stetson Votes, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life. Christine earned her bachelor's in communications from Flagler College in 2012 and is currently pursuing her master's in mental health counseling at Stetson University. With a decade of experience helping non-profits and businesses tell their stories, Christine is excited to bring her skills to a career dedicated to helping others narrate and navigate their personal journeys.
Administrative Support for Community Engagement and Inclusive Excellence
Ann-Marie provides administrative support for the Center for Commuity Engagement, Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Religious & Spiritual Life. In addition to her work here at Stetson, Ann-Marie is a local business owner and the president of Support Volusia, which supports marginalized communities throughout Volusia County.
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