CHPS News

Social Work

A Different Touch: Virtual Reality Improves Social Work Education

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 9, 2019
Future social work students at UCF may find a new tool incorporated into the curriculum – virtual reality simulation. Jasmine Haynes, a graduate student in...
Health Sciences

UCF Online Course Uses ‘Harry Potter’ Potions Theme To Teach Pharmacology

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 2, 2019
A faculty member in the Department of Health Sciences has taken the idea of magic in the classroom to a whole new level, theming her...
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month for September 2019!

Written By: Kim MacLennan | September 30, 2019
Congratulations to Jason Torres, recipient of the September 2019 UCF Athletic Training Program Preceptor of the Month award. As a student in the program, Torres...
Physical Therapy

Donation Helps Go Baby Go! Go Far

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 19, 2019
Thanks to Variety – The Children’s Charity of Florida, children like Evan will have a better quality of life through increased mobility. Shortly after Evan...
Kinesiology

New Kinesiology Scholarship Honors Strength and Conditioning Coach

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | September 16, 2019
Who was Jeffrey D. Law? With his right hand extended, the stranger with a dimpled smile would frequently introduce himself with the following salutation: “Jeffrey...
Social Work

CHPS Students Learn about LGBTQ+ Communities in Thailand

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 27, 2019
Ketia Valcourt has always dreamed of traveling outside of Florida since her last semester as a sophomore at Miami Dade College. She held on to...
Collegewide

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2019-20 Academic Year

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 26, 2019
The College of Health Professions and Sciences is pleased to welcome a number of new faculty members this fall, including those who attended the college’s...
Kinesiology

Internationally Known Martial Artist to Teach Brazilian Jiu-jitsu this Fall

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | August 23, 2019
Class Name PEM 2402, Beginning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and PEM 2403, Intermediate Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Ricardo Libório, an internationally known martial artist, co-founder of American Top Team...
Athletic Training

Schellhase, Ingersoll Receive Honors, Recognition from National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 7, 2019
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently recognized Dean Christopher Ingersoll and Kristen Schellhase, associate lecturer and athletic training program director, during the organization’s convention in...
Collegewide

New Leadership Appointments for the College of Health Professions and Sciences

Written By: The School of Social Work, Drexler James, and Camille Dolan | August 5, 2019
As one of his first official duties as founding Dean, Christopher I. Ingersoll announced key leadership appointments for the College of Health Professions and Sciences. “I...