Social Work

Advocacy and Authenticity: Social Work Grad Recruits Top Talent

Written By: Heather Lovett | September 25, 2023
Alumna Paola Luigi ’18 ’21MSW shares how her Puerto Rican heritage and studies at UCF shaped a career that centers around growing young professionals. A native...
Social Work

Social Work Researcher Seeks to Support Youth Mental Health in Cross-Cultural Settings

Written By: Lasha Markham | September 22, 2023
Assistant Professor Shuang Lu has crossed continents to conduct her research, studying the mental health of youth in disadvantaged families with a goal of improving...
Health Sciences

Exploring Healthcare in Italy and Spain — Knight Life @UCFCHPS Spotlights Clinical Shadow Abroad Program

Written By: Paul Kelly | September 21, 2023
Health sciences junior Olivia Auster knew she wanted to study medicine since her sophomore year of high school, and her experience this summer in the...
Communication Disorders Clinic

UCF Aphasia House Director Named Distinguished Scholar

Written By: Ryan Greene | September 8, 2023
UCF Aphasia House Director and Assistant Professor Lauren Bislick has been named as a recipient of the 2023 Tavistock Trust for Aphasia Distinguished Scholar Award...

First Kinesiology PhD Program Graduate Returns as Faculty In Growing Program

Written By: Lasha Markham | September 8, 2023
Justine Renziehausen absorbs the bustling atmosphere surrounding her within one of the numerous research labs housed in the School of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences. Student...
Health Sciences

Knight Life @UCFCHPS Spotlights Clinical Shadow Abroad Program

Written By: Heather Lovett | August 28, 2023
Health sciences senior Bryan Fajardo wants to be an anesthesiologist, and his experience this summer in the new Clinical Shadowing Abroad program has helped affirm...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Assistant Professor Brings New Public Health Research to College

Written By: Lasha Markham | August 23, 2023
Joy Scheidell wasn’t planning on a career in public health research when she set out to Florida Gulf Coast University. Her journey to a physical...
Kinesiology MS Student Spotlight

Graduation Spotlight: Alfonso Tejeira, Kinesiology

Written By: Lasha Markham | August 14, 2023
Meet Alfonso Tejeira. He isn’t the most traditional college student, but that certainly did not stop him from pursuing his dreams. After graduating from high...
Student Spotlight

Graduation Spotlight: Luk Devorski, Kinesiology

Written By: Lasha Markham | August 9, 2023
Meet Luk Devorski. His father was in the sports industry and his mother, healthcare. When he came to college, he knew he wanted to find...
Health Sciences Student Spotlight

Graduation Spotlight: Parker Baro, Health Sciences

Written By: Lasha Markham | August 8, 2023
Meet Parker Baro. This graduate of the Class of 2023 is a certified pharmacy technician and worked for a small local pharmacy during his time...

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