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Social Work

Social Work Experts Discuss Importance of Mental Health Awareness, Education

Written By: DREXLER B. JAMES ’13 | October 10, 2018
A rising concern in recent years is the number of people who deal with mental illness. Nearly one in five adults in the United States...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Award-winning Technology Gives Nonverbal Children a Voice

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 1, 2018
UCF researcher Oliver Wendt recently received an inaugural GAIN Award for technology that teaches communication and social skills to individuals with severe autism or developmental...
Health Sciences

Don’t Be Such a Slouch. Your Neck and Back Will Thank You Later

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 27, 2018
The American Chronic Pain Association dubs September as Pain Awareness Month. While habits like slouching, knuckle-cracking and constant phone usage might not affect students’ bodies...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Aphasia Club Creates a Family

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 19, 2018
To the members of UCF’s Aphasia House’s Friday Only Club, the therapeutic meetings are more than a way to improve their reading and speaking skills....
Kinesiology

UCF Athletics, Kinesiology Program Team Up for Student-Athletes’ Well-Being

Written By: Karen Guin | September 11, 2018
Athletics Director Danny White (left) and Interim Dean Jeffrey Stout UCF Athletics and the university’s new School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy are partnering to...
Collegewide

New College Welcomes New Faculty

Written By: Drexler James '13 | August 31, 2018
The College of Health Professions and Sciences is pleased to welcome a number of new faculty members this fall, including those who attended the college’s...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Students Experience Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 30, 2018
Five graduate students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders recently returned from a study-abroad trip to the Republic of Costa Rica during the...
Social Work

Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Buckley Crane ’10 ’12

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 27, 2018
Twenty. That’s the number of United States armed forces veterans who die each day by suicide. It’s that number that keeps Kristen Crane ’10 ‘12...
Centers, Clinic, Institute

Florida Center for Nursing Publishes New Reports

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 24, 2018
The Florida Center for Nursing at the University of Central Florida has published the results of its 2017 survey data in four research reports: three...
Social Work

UCF Expert Inspires Talk, Dispels Myths About Sexuality

Written By: Camille Dolan ‘98 | August 20, 2018
When Tameca Harris-Jackson was a freshman at Old Dominion University in Virginia, one of her dormitory mates came bursting into her room, crying inconsolably. “She...