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Social Work

To everything there is a season…

Written By: Bonnie L. Yegidis, Ph.D. MSW | July 30, 2019
Dear Students, Colleagues and Community Partners, I write to let you know that I will be retiring from the University of Central Florida. This decision...
Physical Therapy

Hanney Earns National Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | July 29, 2019
William Hanney, an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, recently received the Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award from the National Strength and...
Kinesiology

First Kinesiology Student Accepted into DeVos Sport Business Management Program

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | July 17, 2019
When Gabriella Pacetti ’19 BS found out she had been accepted into the DeVos Sport Business Management Program at UCF, she was shocked. “I was...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Internships Provide a Variety of Opportunities for CSD Students

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 24, 2019
Public schools, private clinics, nursing homes and hospitals are just a few places where communication sciences and disorders students intern during the year. With more...
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Peruvian Clinic

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | June 24, 2019
For the past three years, students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program have traveled to Yantaló, Peru, to volunteer at a medical clinic there....
Social Work

PTSD: A Normal Reaction to an Abnormal Situation

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 17, 2019
Post-traumatic stress disorder, more commonly referred to as PTSD, is a mental health condition that people develop after traumatic experiences or witnessing a life-threatening event,...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Alumna Named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools

Written By: Amber Suarez Holsen | June 12, 2019
Amber (Suarez) Holsen ’14 MA was recently named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year for Orange County Public Schools. Here is her story: I graduated from...
Social Work

Driven by Pulse: Social Work Graduate Aims to Change the World

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 11, 2019
In June 2016, Gabriel Martinez began to think about how he wanted to change the world around him following his graduation with a master’s degree...
Health Sciences

Saleh Honored for Exceptional Leadership of Health Sciences Program

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 and Karen Guin | May 28, 2019
Thousands of students have benefited from Suha Saleh, Ph.D. on behalf of the health sciences major at UCF. Saleh has served as program director for the...
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Students Expand Reach in the Community

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | May 17, 2019
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program are leading the charge on volunteer efforts in Central Florida. Ever since the doctoral program launched in...