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Social Work

UCF Class Spotlight: Macro Level Roles and Interventions in Social Work

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | January 23, 2023
Students gain hands-on experience while learning the importance of social work in supporting survivors of human trafficking.
Innovation Center

New Immersive Simulation Suite Will Teach UCF Students, Help Patients

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 23, 2023
The hands-on tech will better prepare College of Health Professions and Sciences students for frontline roles. UCF’s College of Health Professions and Sciences has again...
Dean's Office

How NFL Player Damar Hamlin Tackled the Odds: Health Experts Weigh In

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 23, 2023
A panel of UCF medical and rehabilitation experts discuss what happened, what Hamlin’s physical and mental recovery could look like, and protecting the heart health...
Health Sciences

UCF Nutrition Educator Helps Improve Health at KNIGHTS Clinic

Written By: SUHTLING WONG | January 13, 2023
Patients at a free College of Medicine clinic for Orlando’s disadvantaged are getting nutritional counseling, thanks to the expertise of registered dietician/nutritionist Steven Burroughs, a...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Research in 60 Seconds Video: Helping Children Born with Cleft Palate

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 6, 2023
Whether it’s solving the world’s biggest problems or investigating the potential of novel discoveries, researchers at UCF are on the edge of scientific breakthroughs that...
Kinesiology

Kevan Knowles Receives Division of Kinesiology Outstanding Student Award

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 4, 2023
Congratulations to Kevan Knowles ‘22, who was selected as the Fall 2022 Outstanding Student for the Division of Kinesiology. An honors student, Knowles excelled academically, as...
Social Work

Social Work Track Doctoral Candidates Compete in UCF’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Written By: CHPS Staff | December 19, 2022
Doctoral candidates Khalilah Louis Caines and Itunu O. Ilesanmi participated in UCF’s Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in November. Each student presented their individual research from...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Student Receives Distinguished Student Award

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 14, 2022
Jaden LeGate, a senior majoring in health sciences, is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Student Award. The recognition, which is presented by UCF Alumni,...
Social Work

BSW Student Receives Alpha Eta Student Research Presentation Award

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 14, 2022
Mary Farley, a senior majoring in social work, received the Alpha Eta Student Research Presentation Award for her study “Access Barriers to Long-term Healthcare for...
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Central Florida parents have limited childcare options for autistic children

Written By: Alice Herman | December 13, 2022
Terri Daly, director of the University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UCF-CARD), said she frequently hears from families desperate for services.

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