News: Student Spotlight

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!...

Health Sciences Student Spotlight: Romina Homayoun

Written By: Taylor Duffy '20 | April 14, 2021
Romina Homayoun is a senior majoring in Health Sciences and minoring in Spanish. Last month, Romina was inducted into the Order of Pegasus Class of 2021. The breadth of accomplishments...

Athletic Training Student to Intern for San Francisco 49ers

Written By: Jannexy Reyes, CHPS Intern | April 6, 2021
Abiola Sasore, an international graduate student in the athletic training program, recently accepted an internship with the San Francisco 49ers. Sasore, who was born and raised in Ireland, grew up...

Health Sciences Alumnus Competes on American Ninja Warrior, Trains Future Ninjas in Orlando

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 19, 2021
Some people dream of becoming superheroes and ninjas like the ones they see on TV. Jason Kotzin ‘20 is helping to make their dreams come true through the training sessions...

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