News: Student Spotlight

BSW Student Mary Farley Receives Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Grant

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | June 6, 2022
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) student, Mary Farley is a recipient of the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, Track 1 (SURF Fellow). Through this program, Farley will receive...

Bethany Bradshaw Selected as Spring 2022 Outstanding Kinesiology Student

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 2, 2022
Congratulations to Bethany Bradshaw, who has been selected as the spring 2022 “Outstanding Student” for the Division of Kinesiology.  This award, presented to one student each fall and spring semester,...

UCF Kinesiology Student Meets Scholarship Donors, Connects to Purpose

Written By: Mikita Nayee | March 22, 2022
Last year, kinesiology student Christian Torres ‘16 was awarded the Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship given to graduate kinesiology students to honor the legacy of Jeffrey Law –...

Social Work Student LEADs the Way with Political Activism

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | February 25, 2022
Every year, the National Association of Social Workers-FL Chapter (NASW-FL) invites social work students from all over Florida to participate in Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD), a two-day event....

Social Work Student’s Perseverance Honored with Invincible Knights Scholarship

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | February 11, 2022
A big obstacle for many students who want to pursue a master’s degree is the cost. The College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) understands the importance of furthering one’s...

CSD Graduate Student Earns National Scholarship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
Rocio Velasquez, a master’s student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been named as a recipient of an American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Minority Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship was provided...

Behind the Masks: Stories from Alumni and Students on the COVID Frontline

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
Every year, thousands of UCF grads walk off a stage with bulbs flashing and brimming with excitement as they begin the next chapter of their lives.   Thanks to the global...

CSD Alumna Earns Prestigious Certification, ASHA Award

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 25, 2021
Daniela Berrios ‘15 ‘17MA was recently selected as a Distinguished Early Career Professional by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the national organization for the profession. In addition to the award, she recently became...

Neurologic PT Resident and Faculty Present at Brain Injury Support Group

Written By: Mikita Nayee | September 27, 2021
On September 27, 2021, Uzair Hammad, the current resident of the University of Central Florida – Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program, co-presented with the residency director, Rick Beato, virtually to...

Redesigning Student Success: Five Faculty Receive Funding for Interprofessional Education Project

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 13, 2021
Five academic and clinical faculty members recently received funding through the Digital Learning Course Redesign Initiative to collaborate across disciplines on a project to turn existing graduate courses into new...

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