News: Student Spotlight

UCF CSD Program Shines at 2021 FLASHA Convention

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | July 19, 2021
Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders gathered together this past weekend at the 2021 Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists annual convention. Among...

CSD Alumnus Continues Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Learned from Faculty Mentor

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 1, 2021
Providing opportunities to change and advance the professions, lives and well-being of others has been the mantra of Bernard Rousseau’s life and career.   Growing up as a light-skinned Haitian-American, Rousseau...

Early Exposure to Aphasia Inspires Student to Become a Speech-Language Pathologist, Wants to Help Others in Her Shoes

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 25, 2021
As a child, Jazmin Houston always wanted to work in the medical field. She originally wanted to be a pediatrician. But a life-changing event opened her eyes to the impact...

Eight CSD Graduates Earn Specialized Certificates Thanks to Federally Funded Programs

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 1, 2021
Thanks to CSD faculty for successfully submitting grant proposals, funding from the US Department of Education supported eight graduates from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders toward their master’s degree,...

Grit and Grace: CSD Graduate Uses Her Education and Experiences to Advocate for the Needs of Children

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
When Audrey Young ‘95 was in the eighth grade in her hometown of Sebring, Florida, she interviewed a school-based speech-language pathologist as part of an assignment for career day. As...

Kinesiology Grad Student Receives McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 12, 2021
Maxine Furtado, a graduate student starting the Ph.D. program in exercise physiology, is a recipient of the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship.  The coveted program is awarded to up to 50 students each year...

Staying Connected in a Virtual World as a Graduate Student

Written By: Lauren Taylor, UCF CBHRT | May 7, 2021
The UCF School of Social Work’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) spotlights Research Assistants (RA) and Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) each month who support CBHRT’s mission of...

Health Sciences Students Compete in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 7, 2021
Ten groups of  health science students across five sections in Applied Health Research Methodology recently gathered online to present their final project – a research proposal poster. As the culmination...

Health Sciences Student Leads the Development of COVID-19 App for the Homeless

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 5, 2021
Tori Lynn, a student in the Department of Health Sciences, has co-founded an app to help the homeless stay up-to-date on news about COVID-19. Lynn, along with biomed students Jacob...

Preceptor of the Month: April 2021

Written By: Kim MacLennan | April 27, 2021
Jillian Sutton, Preceptor of the Month for April, stands with Andrew McIntosh, UCF MAT student. For the month of April 2021, we celebrate Jillian Sutton as Preceptor of the Month!...

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