News: Collegewide

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 8, 2019
Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students in UCF’s School of Communication...

International Award-Winning Assistant Professor Will Take Students to His Hometown of Panama for Study Abroad Trip

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 8, 2019
Recently, Humberto López Castillo, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences, received the Order of Paula Solís de Huerta, the highest award granted by the University of Panama’s...

Go Baby Go Chapters Set Goal of 30,000 Assistive Toy Cars Per Year

Written By: Megan Pabian | October 14, 2019
They came from across the country, but they were united in their mission to help handicapped children and adults improve their lives through better mobility. Representatives from 13 chapters of...

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2019-20 Academic Year

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 26, 2019
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 New Faculty Orientation on Aug....

New Leadership Appointments for the College of Health Professions and Sciences

Written By: The School of Social Work, Drexler James, and Camille Dolan | August 5, 2019
As one of his first official duties as founding Dean, Christopher I. Ingersoll announced key leadership appointments for the College of Health Professions and Sciences. “I want to thank all who...

Get to Know UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences Dean

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | August 1, 2019
UCF may have ALPACA (the Advanced Cryogenic L-Band Phased Array Camera for Arecibo), but founding Dean Christopher Ingersoll of the new College of Health Professions and Sciences has actual four-legged...

Founding Dean Named for UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Written By: Joe Adams | April 19, 2019
Christopher D. Ingersoll, Ph.D. The founding dean of UCF’s College of Health Professions and Sciences is an accomplished academic leader in health sciences with a strong background in sports medicine....

Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Founders’ Day

Written By: Camille Dolan | April 3, 2019
Members of the College of Health Professions and Sciences are among those who received awards and recognitions at UCF’s 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation April 3 in the Pegasus Ballroom. The annual...

Meet Our 2019 Founders’ Day Student: Felicia Bender

Written By: Camille Dolan | April 1, 2019
Felicia Bender is a social work major with an outstanding academic record and a passion for improving the care of aging populations. As a scholar in the Research and Mentoring...

Graduate Students Win UCF and College Awards for Outstanding Research, Teaching

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 and Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Michael La Monica ’18Ph.D. is the recipient of UCF’s 2018-19 award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category. He completed his doctorate in...