Davis Receives Graduate Student of the Month Community Service Award
The USF College of Nursing Student of the Month Community Service Award is given monthly and recognizes students who volunteer in the community outside of their nursing program requirements. The College wants to recognize those students who make the effort and take time to give back to the community.
January 2011 Graduate Student recipient: Shani Davis
Shani organized and hosted a Community Diabetes Town Hall meeting with national and local diabetes advocates on hand to answer questions from community members impacted by diabetes. This event was held at the University Area Community Center in association with the Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Shani also organized and directed the 6th annual East Tampa Community Diabetes Fair held at the Abe Brown Ministries Building in association with the First Baptist Church of College Hill Health and Wellness Ministry.
She also participated in the American Diabetes Association Phone Bank Service to News Channel 8 with the American Diabetes Association.
Each of these events were designed to improve community diabetes awareness by affording access to diabetes professionals (Town Hall Meeting,) access to resources (Community Diabetes Fair,) and access to information (Diabetes Phone Bank Service.)
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