News: Student Spotlight

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...

A Full-Circle Journey: How a CSD Alumna’s Strengths and Family Drove Her Success

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 30, 2021
When Rachel Williams ‘96MA was growing up in Brevard County, her parents often urged her to consider a career in education. They were lifelong educators themselves, and knew their daughter...

CSD Undergraduate Defies Dire Predictions, Continues to Rise

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 26, 2021
When Ashlei McGhee, an undergraduate student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was born two and a half months early, she weighed barely 2 pounds and her brain...

Two DPT Alumni Named to Board of Directors for Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 25, 2021
Constanza Aranda Garcia ’18 and Amanda Williamson ’15 were recently named to the Board of Directors for the Florida Physical Therapy Association. Garcia will serve as the director of membership...

Vanessa Ziccardi ’15 Receives ‘Emerging Leader’ Award from the Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 5, 2021
Vanessa Ziccardi ’15DPT is the 2021 recipient of the Emerging Leader Award from the Florida Physical Therapy Association. The honor recognizes physical therapists in Florida who demonstrate extraordinary service early...

MSW Fellowship Students Share Their Research

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | August 4, 2021
The UCF School of Social Work MSW Traditional Track awarded six new first-year graduate level students with a $10,000 fellowship to assist them with tuition, fees, and other expenses for academic year...

Graduate Clinicians in CSD Help Make Happy Campers

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 3, 2021
Graduate student clinicians in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Master’s program recently earned supervised clinical hours at a day camp for children who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing and...

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...

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