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Social Work

Social Work Track Doctoral Candidates Compete in UCF’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Written By: CHPS Staff | December 19, 2022
Doctoral candidates Khalilah Louis Caines and Itunu O. Ilesanmi participated in UCF’s Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in November. Each student presented their individual research from...
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Student Receives Distinguished Student Award

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 14, 2022
Jaden LeGate, a senior majoring in health sciences, is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Student Award. The recognition, which is presented by UCF Alumni,...
Social Work

BSW Student Receives Alpha Eta Student Research Presentation Award

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 14, 2022
Mary Farley, a senior majoring in social work, received the Alpha Eta Student Research Presentation Award for her study “Access Barriers to Long-term Healthcare for...
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Central Florida parents have limited childcare options for autistic children

Written By: Alice Herman | December 13, 2022
Terri Daly, director of the University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UCF-CARD), said she frequently hears from families desperate for services.
Physical Therapy

Succeeding Differently: Parents, Experts and a Celebrity Discuss Neurodiversity

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 12, 2022
Comedian Howie Mandel, who has ADHD and OCD, won’t forget the moment his diagnosis was publicly shared. “I was on the Howard Stern Show about...
Scholarship

CHPS Students Earn Honors Undergraduate Thesis Scholarship

Written By: Paul Kelly | December 12, 2022
Three UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences students are recipients of the UCF Honors Undergraduate Thesis (HUT) Scholarship. The Burnett Honors College partners with...
Kinesiology

Meet the Division of Kinesiology’s First Clinical Faculty Member, Sarah Fretti

Written By: Heather Lovett | December 9, 2022
Assistant Professor Sarah Fretti joins the College of Health Professions and Sciences this fall with the distinction of being the first clinical faculty member to...
Scholarship

CHPS Awards Over $50,000 in Scholarships to Knights

Written By: CHPS Staff | December 5, 2022
Over the Fall 2022 semester, the College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) awarded scholarships totaling $53,900 to support students with their academic success. Each...
Social Work

Social Work Faculty and Alumni Share Research at National Conferences

Written By: CHPS Staff | November 30, 2022
Teams of School of Social Work faculty and alumni presented their research at two national conferences in November, sharing presentations that addressed the impacts of...
Social Work

The passion of a social worker; changing lives one case at a time

Written By: Carina Espinal | November 29, 2022
UCF Social Work alumni, Carina Espinal ’21 is a Family Case Manager at One Hope United, a private human service organization that works side-by-side with...

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