News: Student Spotlight

MAT Student Gains Valuable Experience at World-Class Training Facility

Written By: Kim MacLennan | September 2, 2020
Mollie Przybocki recently returned from a four-week clinical internship at Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania. Mollie Przybocki, second-year Master of Athletic Training program student, recently had the opportunity to hone her...

UCF and Orlando Health Residency Program Offers DPTs Advanced Neurologic Training

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 20, 2020
Olivia Berry is the latest physical therapist to complete a neurologic residency offered by a partnership between UCF and Orlando Health. The UCF & Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program offers post-graduate training in...

Amid COVID-19, DPT Students Charge On! to Clinical Education

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 18, 2020
Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program look forward to the completion of the rigorous academic portion of their studies done in the first year of the program and progressing into the advanced years of training which involve...

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...

New CSD Pilot Telehealth Clinical Instruction Initiative Keeps Students on Track for Graduation

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 10, 2020
A new clinical instruction initiative in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is ensuring that students in the master’s program get the patient-contact hours they need for graduation. The...

New CHPS Scholarship Honors Strength, Promise and Invincibility

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 24, 2020
A new scholarship in the College of Health Professions and Sciences honors not only a student’s promise, but also their past. The Invincible Knights Award was created to honor students...

Health Sciences Alumnus Shares How Getting Involved Helped Him Find His Passions

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 22, 2020
Growing up, Taylor Duffy ‘20 was on track to become a professional tennis player. At the age of 16, he was nationally ranked and seemed destined to continue his trajectory....

UCF Grad Works at Johns Hopkins Hospital to Prevent and Control COVID-19 Spread

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | April 20, 2020
After studying health sciences at UCF, Frankie Catalfumo ’13 is using his expertise as an infection control epidemiologist to keep patients and hospital staff safe at the Baltimore hospital.

Social Work Student Launches Food Pantry at Community School

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 6, 2020
Celine Rodriguez, a social work graduate student, didn’t really understand food insecurity issues until she witnessed it firsthand at the Academic Center for Excellence in Parramore during her internship. She...

UCF School of Social Work MSW Graduate & Doctoral Candidate Receives International Grant to Help Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Written By: The School of Social Work | December 11, 2019
Kenan Sualp, ‘15 MSW and a current public affairs doctoral student within the social work track, has received a grant from the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG)...

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