News Archive


Meet the New CHPS Interim Dean

Written By: Wendy Sarubbi | August 13, 2018
He’s raised two children who are international judo champions, helped NASCAR pit crews get stronger and faster, and has taught senior citizens how to get...

A Fond Farewell

Written By: Karen Guin | August 6, 2018
Interim Dean José Fernández will step down Aug. 7 from his yearlong role of leading the academic reorganization of the College of Health and Public...
Physical Therapy

Student is First to Graduate from New Anatomical Sciences Program

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | August 3, 2018
On Aug. 4, Amnie Ashour will be the first student to graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences from UCF. By completing the 22-credit-hour...

UCF Grad Draws Inspiration from The Rock

Written By: Jenna Lee | August 2, 2018
As soon as Heather Robison saw the inspiring words from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, she knew the quote was meant to adorn her UCF graduation...
Social Work

Graduating Knights Pantry Manager Aims to Impact Through Policy

Written By: Nicole Dudenhoefer '17 | August 2, 2018
If you’ve ever walked through Ferrell Commons on campus, you’ve likely passed the dark doors of Knights Pantry. It’s hard to tell but there is...

In New Study, Children With Autism Learn the Gentle Way of Judo

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 18, 2018
For one hour each week, children in a new UCF research study shed their label of autism, don white uniforms called judogis and become judokas...
Physical Therapy

Knight Therapy: Turning Bare Feet into Smiles

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 17, 2018
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program recently had big, medium and little shoes to fill. The students, along with members of the American...
Physical Therapy

Dawson Receives National Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member Award

Written By: Camille Dolan ’98 | June 26, 2018
Assistant Professor Nicole Dawson of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member from the...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Research Aims to Help Children with Communication Disorders Gain a Voice through Apps

Written By: Rachel Williams | June 5, 2018
Researchers at the University of Central Florida and the University of New Mexico have been awarded a $2.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to...
Physical Therapy

UCF-Orlando Health Physical Therapy Residency in Neurology Gains National Accreditation

Written By: Karen Guin | May 14, 2018
Orlando’s first physical therapy residency program in neurology was accredited April 30 by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. The University of...