CHPS News

Dean's Office

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Written By: Christopher D. Ingersoll | June 4, 2020
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation....
Social Work

An Open Letter from the Interim Director of UCF Social Work

Written By: Ana Leon, PhD, LCSW | June 3, 2020
Dear Students & Community Partners, The faculty and staff of the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida stand united with those...
Social Work

Social Work Student Overcomes Tragedies, Dedicates Self to Helping Others

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 2, 2020
The junior wants to be a positive influence and help others realize their destiny can be greater than what’s been laid out before them.
Dean's Office

Three CHPS Alumni Recognized as UCF 30 Under 30 Award 2020 Winners

Written By: Drexler James | June 2, 2020
Bold. Innovative. Excellent. Each year, UCF Alumni honors the best of what the university has to offer with its 30 Under 30 awards. These Knights...
Health Sciences

UCF Experts Provide Tips to Maximize Employee Health and Efficiency

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | June 1, 2020
Now, more than ever, it is critical for employees to take care of themselves. Several experts in the College of Health Professions and Sciences at...
Social Work

Why Individualized Mental Health Care Is Especially Important During COVID-19

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | May 28, 2020
The unpredictability and stress of the coronavirus pandemic has affected the mental health of many. With so many issues in the mix, the situation is...
Social Work

CHPS Experts Share Mental Health Tips

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 28, 2020
According to the National Council for Behavioral Health, one in five people will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. Mental health and mental illness...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Develops Course to Enhance the Care of Patients Recovering From COVID-19

Written By: Megan Pabian | May 22, 2020
The fully online course is available through the graduate clinical speech pathology program and intends to prepare professionals to meet the complex needs of patients.
Health Sciences

UCF Students Form Organization to Work Together Against COVID-19

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | May 21, 2020
Victoria Orindas (center), Daniela Vulpe (right) and their Orlando Against Coronavirus volunteer crew have created and distributed masks, personalized cards and food packages for the...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumna Prepares to Teach in Bulgaria

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | May 18, 2020
While many students wonder what path they will take after graduation, Emily Bom already knew where her path would lead her – to Bulgaria. Starting...

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