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Category: Center for Community Partnerships

National Publication Features Evans Community School

Thursday September 5, 2013
The August 2013 issue of Partnership Press, an online publication of the National Center for Community Schools, includes a feature article about Evans Community School.

Gift Supports Growth of Internship Program at Evans

Monday December 17, 2012
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation has contributed $25,000 to fund a staff position responsible for growing the internship program at Evans Community School.

Evans Community School Celebrates Grand Opening

Monday October 15, 2012
Evans Community School officially opened its doors to the community Oct. 13. The community school is led by founding partners Orange County Public Schools, Children's Home Society of Florida and UCF's College of Health and Public Affairs.

Grand Opening of Evans Community School This Saturday

Thursday October 11, 2012
Evans Community School, the first of its kind in Florida, will formally open its doors at a Grand Opening this Saturday, Oct. 13.

Feds Fund Construction of Health Clinics at Evans

Thursday July 28, 2011
A federal grant has been awarded to build medical and dental clinics for students at the new campus for Evans High School in Orlando.

New Evans High Will Offer Health and Dental Care, Community Hub

Thursday January 13, 2011
When Evans High School opens at its new location in 2012, it will house a clinic offering mental health, health and dental care to its students thanks to a partnership with the University of Central Florida and the Children’s Home Society of Florida.


The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13) 
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