News: Strategic Plan

CSD Alumna Helps Stoneman Douglas Students Heal and Thrive

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 24, 2020
Rachel Archambault ’13 ’16 is a speech-language pathologist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. And while her goal was always to help improve the speech and communication abilities...

Health Sciences Student To Receive University Researcher Award

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 23, 2020
Congratulations to health sciences, pre-clinical track senior Alyssa Church, who was selected to receive the Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher Award (DURA) for the month of February 2021 at the University of...

New Field Education Director Continues UCF School of Social Work’s Focus on Collaborative Community Learning

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | November 16, 2020
Field education is the signature pedagogy and an important component of social work practice. It prepares UCF Social Work students to serve as clinical and generalist professionals in the real...

UCF Go Baby Go! Builds New Partnership with St. Joseph Children’s Hospital

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 13, 2020
UCF Go Baby Go! builds more than innovative motorized cars that increase mobility in children, it also builds community by bringing children of all mobility levels together. Through a new...

CSD Grad Students and DPT Students Team Up To Expand Learning in Anatomy Lab

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 9, 2020
Graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program teamed up with doctoral students in the Physical Therapy program to learn together in a joint, hands-on lesson about oropharyngeal, laryngeal,...

Pandemic Presents Unique Research Opportunity for Studying Unhealthy Behavior in Kids

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 5, 2020
In early March, Keith Brazendale began gathering initial data for his research project on the factors and behaviors that contribute to weight gain among children living in rural areas. After completing the first part of the project, which...

Graduate Kinesiology Student Gets Strength from Law Scholarship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 5, 2020
Maxine Furtado is the first recipient of the Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship for students in the kinesiology M.S. program. Recently, she was able to meet the donors of the...

New Research Focused on Healthy Eating Habits in Those with Autism Receives Grant from Sprouts Farmers Market

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | October 28, 2020
At left, Jennifer Wolf, UCF Associate Director of Development for CHPS, accepts a check from Andrew Linehan, manager for Sprouts Farmers Market. Jeanette Garcia, an assistant professor in the Department of Health...

New Course Teaches Physical Therapy Students the Science of Pain

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 20, 2020
To better address the growing opioid epidemic and evidence of the important role that physical therapists play in caring for patients with pain, UCF’s physical therapy program developed a new...

UCF Study Will Look at Transitional Housing Effectiveness for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Written By: D’Ann Rawlinson ’15EdD | October 19, 2020
Housing programs can serve as a lifeline for domestic violence survivors and their children – providing them with vital resources to leave abusive relationships and find safety. Various housing models...

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