News: Student Spotlight

Graduation Spotlight: Angela Jarman, Health Sciences

Written By: Lasha Markham | August 4, 2023
Angela Jarman knew at 5 years old that healthcare was her calling. The daughter of a medical assistant, she remembers the one particular day that would establish her career path....

Four CHPS Alumni Honored Among UCF’s 30 Under 30

Written By: CHPS Staff and UCF Alumni Staff | June 8, 2023
Four alumni from the College of Health Professions and Sciences have been recognized as 30 Under 30 Alumni Award recipients. Included in the Class of 2023 are: Atiyah Appline ’20, ‘22MPA, Emily...

Graduation Spotlight: Abigail Eisner, Social Work

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 15, 2023
Meet Abigail Eisner. This class of 2023 bachelor of social work (BSW) graduate will be working as a family services specialist while she pursues a master of social work during...

Graduation Spotlight: Benjamin Rogers, Social Work

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 15, 2023
Meet Benjamin Rogers. He graduated with his bachelor of social work in 2022 and completed his master of social work (MSW) in the advanced standing track in Spring 2023. He...

Graduation Spotlight: Joshua Conomea, Health Sciences

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 10, 2023
Meet Joshua Conomea. He learned about 3D retinal imaging in middle school and knew he had to make optometry his future career.   This Class of 2023 graduate plans to open...

Graduation Spotlight: Miriam Sanchez-Torres, Athletic Training

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 9, 2023
Meet Miriam Sanchez-Torres. This member of the Class of 2023 came to UCF from Puerto Rico to pursue her MAT – or Master of Athletic Training. While many students secure...

Graduation Spotlight: Mariah Bush, Physical Therapy

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 8, 2023
Meet Mariah Bush. This member of the Class of 2023 graduates from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program which is designed to prepare entry-level therapists to practice in a variety...

Graduation Spotlight: Jeremy Fleischmann, Physical Therapy

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 5, 2023
Meet Jeremy Fleischmann. An Army National Guard captain in Florida, he began pursuing his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in 2019 but was forced to place his education on...

Graduation Spotlight: Seva Reilly, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Written By: Lasha Markham | May 5, 2023
Meet Seva Reilly. She’s one of the more than 900 students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences who will cross the commencement stage this week and begin the...

UCF Student Dancer Uses Choreography to Bring Awareness to Eating Disorders

Written By: Madeleine Mulford | March 28, 2023
For UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023, former ballet dancer and social work major Sabrina Landa has choreographed a dance that is inspired by her personal struggles and aims to make...

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