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UCF program Go Baby Go helps special-needs children get mobile

Written By: Spectrum 13 | April 30, 2021
For the first time, the University of Central Florida challenged engineering students to get creative, forming teams to craft a new device — a modified ride-on vehicle — for a child with […]

During Autism Awareness month, advocates highlight importance of police autism awareness training

Written By: Orlando Sentinel | April 29, 2021
Two years ago, Dawn Turnage’s 18-year-old son Justin walked away from a local pool and into a Best Buy at the Waterford Lakes Town Center, dripping wet and wearing only […]

UCF autism center overcomes language barrier to help Hispanic families

Written By: Spectrum 13 | April 29, 2021
The University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, a nonprofit that educates and trains families on how to care for loved ones diagnosed with autism, helps with Hispanic […]
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: April 2021

Written By: Kim MacLennan | April 27, 2021
For the month of April 2021, we celebrate Jillian Sutton as Preceptor of the Month! Sutton graduated from the UCF athletic training bachelor’s program in 2015. She went on to […]
Physical Therapy

Longwood boy with rare disorder gets new ride for 4th birthday thanks to UCF program

Written By: WESH | April 27, 2021
WESH 2’s Matt Lupoli explains, thanks to some local engineering students, he’s getting around, and having fun doing I Matt: a kid and his very own car. Even the sound […]
Physical Therapy

Incoming Physical Therapy Student Receives RAMP Fellowship

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 26, 2021
Juan Rodriguez, an incoming physical therapy student, has recently been granted the UCF Graduate RAMP Fellowship.  The UCF Graduate RAMP Fellowship provides financial support to the most outstanding undergraduate RAMP […]
Social Work

UCF Alumna Sharon Dietsche Advocates for Policy Changes as a Practicing Social Worker

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | April 26, 2021
UCF Social Work - BSW & MSW Alumna, Sharon Dietsche When Sharon Dietsche ’94 ‘97MSW first started her academic journey, she did not know that selecting social work as a [...]
Dean's Office

138 Faculty Promoted Across the University

Written By: ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | April 26, 2021
UCF promoted 27 faculty members to professor this year. After going through a rigorous evaluation process, 138 UCF faculty have been promoted and 45 have been awarded tenure for the […]
Physical Therapy

DPT Students Increase Dissemination of Research Through Peer-Reviewed National Presentations

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | April 23, 2021
Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program have steadily increased the dissemination of their unique research that is completed as part of their requirements for graduation. Since 2017, the […]

LIFE Scholarship Helps Ignite Student Involvement In Research Studying the Elderly

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | April 23, 2021
Need an extra $1,000 for school? If so, UCF’s Learning Institute for Elders might be able to help. The nonprofit organization established a new scholarship for undergraduate student researchers working with faculty […]

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