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Understanding the Unique Needs of Mental Healthcare for Elderly Asian Americans

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 30, 2020
There is an increased need for mental health professionals to understand the culturally-based health beliefs of minority groups. UCF Social Work Assistant Professor Xiaochuan (Sharon) Wang discusses some mental illness […]
Physical Therapy

Tracking Progress: High-School Student Brings Technology to Go Baby Go!

Written By: | July 29, 2020
At 15, Will Johnson is not quite old enough to drive one of the high-performance cars serviced by his father’s company, JMS Chip. However, he and his father, Christopher Johnson, […]
Social Work

The Right Time Is Now, an MSW Graduate’s Journey Towards Success

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 29, 2020
Massiel Hernandez ’17 ’18 MSW has an infectious positive attitude in all that she does. “The idea of helping someone was engrained in me as a child,” she said. Through […]
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Program Helps Train Judo Therapy Students from Japan

Written By: | July 27, 2020
Alumni from UCF’s athletic training program have traveled with organizations throughout the world, thanks to their talent, drive and skills learned in the classroom and through a variety of clinical internships.  Sometimes, the world comes to UCF. The program’s reputation […]

CHPS Programs Gain STEM Designation

Written By: Audrey Ramos | July 27, 2020
Programs in  the Division of Kinesiology are now designated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), thanks to recent approval by the State of Florida.  The change in the Classification of Instructional Programs, […]
Communication Sciences and Disorders

First-of-Its-Kind UCF Course Prepares Health Care Experts for New COVID-19 Challenges

Written By: Spectrum News, Channel 13 | July 27, 2020
A new course is underway at the University of Central Florida, designed to prepare health care professionals for new challenges to come in the field because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Social Work

Exploring the Link Between Academic Success and Minority Mental Health

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 24, 2020
There is a growing awareness of the mental health disparities present in minority communities. According to the National Association of Mental Illnesses (NAMI), depression among Black youth is 30% higher […]
Communication Sciences and Disorders

New innovative course at UCF for speech pathologists to help Covid-19 patients

Written By: WFTV | July 21, 2020
Video: New innovative course at UCF for speech pathologists to help Covid-19 patients
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Program Prepares Students for Success, Present and Future

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 16, 2020
Healthcare delivery is an ever growing and evolving practice. To best meet the needs of the active population, athletic training as a profession has made changes to how future athletic […]
Social Work

MSW Alumna Overcomes Cancer During School and Achieves Her Goals

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 15, 2020
Jamie Younger ’17 ’18 MSW traveled a rocky road on her path to becoming a clinical social worker. But she says her experience battling cancer during her time in graduate […]

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