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Social Work

Opening Doors During the Federal Government Shutdown

Written By: UCF SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK | April 12, 2019
UCF student Jessica Manfre was named Coast Guard Spouse of the Year for her work helping provide food and essentials to families in need during...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF CARD, PALS Holds Safety Event for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Written By: Nicholson Student Media | April 9, 2019
There was a sense of excitement and eagerness when students filed outside of UCF’s Teaching Academy and toward a firetruck in the parking lot. These...
Physical Therapy

Graduate students share their research at UCF Grad Forum!

Written By: Matt Stock | April 6, 2019
On Friday, April 5th, eight different graduate students whose work was carried in the Neuromuscular Plasticity Laboratory presented at the UCF Graduate Research Forum. The...
Dean's Office

Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Founders’ Day

Written By: | April 3, 2019
Members of the College of Health Professions and Sciences are among those who received awards and recognitions at UCF’s 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation April 3 in...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Vanryckeghem Honored as Pegasus Professor

Written By: Allison Hurtado | April 3, 2019
Among the faculty members celebrated at today’s Founders’ Day Honors Convocation is Martine Vanryckeghem, professor of communication sciences and disorders, who was honored as a...
Social Work

Meet Our 2019 Founders’ Day Student: Felicia Bender

Written By: Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Felicia Bender is a social work major with an outstanding academic record and a passion for improving the care of aging populations. As a scholar...
Dean's Office

Graduate Students Win UCF and College Awards for Outstanding Research, Teaching

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 and Karen Guin | April 1, 2019
Michael La Monica ’18Ph.D. is the recipient of UCF’s 2018-19 award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and Health category....
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: Alyson Grimshaw

Written By: Kim Maclennan | March 28, 2019
We congratulate Alyson Grimshaw, LAT, ATC, athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, on earning the March Preceptor of the Month award! Praise for Grimshaw Alyson Grimshaw...
Health Sciences

Good Nutrition is Key in the Fight against Diabetes

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 27, 2019
Valerie Schulz was diagnosed with prediabetes over 10 years ago. After the diagnosis, the health sciences instructor and Registered Dietitian became more mindful of the...
Social Work

Local Emergency Room Staff Will Start Assessing Patients’ Mental Health with the Goal of Suicide Prevention

Written By: 90.7 WMFE | March 21, 2019
Emergency room staff at AdventHealth in Kissimmee and Orlando will ask patients about feelings of hopelessness or despair as part of routine assessments over the...

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