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Spring 2009

Clinical Pastoral Education Program Students Graduate

CPE Graduation 2009

Victora Allen, Mary Davis, Aaron Kriegel, Seth Normington, Loraine Priestley-Smith, Joanne Van Sant, and William Walker completed the 2008-2009 Clinical Pastoral Education Program at The Boggs Center, directed by Rev. Bill Gaventa, MDiv, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Community and Congregational Supports.



Alice WalshRev. Alice Walsh, MDiv, Granted Certification as ACPE Supervisory Candidate

The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) has granted introductory
certification as a Supervisory Candidate to Alice F. Walsh, MDiv. Working alongside Rev. Bill Gaventa, Rev. Walsh is expanding The Boggs Center's current Clinical Pastoral Education Program to include more chaplain interns who will meet the spiritual and emotional needs of persons with developmental disabilities and their families. A summer intensive CPE program is being planned for 2011.

Sunne-Ryse SmithSunne-Ryse Smith, PsyD, Awarded Doctorate of Psychology

Congratulations to Sunne-Ryse Smith, Training and Consultation Specialist at
The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, for successfully
defending her dissertation proposal in School Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson



Dan BakerDan Baker, PhD, Promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Congratulations to Dan Baker, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director of Community Positive Behavior Support, Transition, and Supported Employment Projects, on his promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics.



Bill GaventaRev. William C. Gaventa, MDiv, Receives Stetson University Distinguished Alumni Award

Rev. William C. Gaventa was honored by Stetson University with the Distinguished Alumni Award for 2009 for his outstanding achievements in his profession and life, which has brought distinction and special recognition to Stetson University. Rev. Gaventa is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Community and Congregational Supports, at The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. The award was presented on March 21, in DeLand, FL.


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