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Category: Center for Public and Nonprofit Management

UCF Helps Celebrate 'Walk to School Day'

Wednesday October 8, 2014
Today is International Walk to School Day, an annual event involving communities from more than 40 countries worldwide, and members of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management helped celebrate.

Walking School Bus Gets Kids to School

Thursday September 11, 2014
The Center for Public and Nonprofit Management's Walking School Bus program is helping children, from kindergarten to eighth grade, walk together to school.

"Walking School Bus" Makes Trips to School Safer, Healthier

Tuesday August 27, 2013
The Walking School Bus is a national project with a local base at the University of Central Florida's Center for Public and Nonprofit Management.

UCF VISTA Project Enhances Seminole County's Ability to Serve Homeless Students

Friday April 26, 2013
The Families in Transition program is better able to meet the needs of homeless students in Seminole County thanks to an AmericCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service in America) project hosted by UCF's Center for Public and Nonprofit Managment.

UCF Program Hiring Graduates to Help Local Homeless Children

Tuesday May 8, 2012
UCF graduates have an opportunity to help homeless children in Seminole and Orange counties through a new program hosted by the university's Center for Public and Nonprofit Management.

Helping Local Government Address Homelessness

Monday April 18, 2011
A University of Central Florida faculty member is helping local government address the issue of homelessness.

UCF Awarded $1 Million Grant to Help Nonprofits Promote Economic Recovery

Tuesday October 6, 2009
UCF’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management will improve the ability of nonprofits to provide services and promote the economic recovery of people with low incomes thanks to a $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Turkish Officials Complete Public Service Leadership Program

Thursday November 13, 2008
Nine officials graduated from the program, run by Public Administration's Center for Public and Nonprofit Management.

New Center for Public and Nonprofit Management Approved by UCF

Thursday September 18, 2008
The center will reside in the Department of Public Administration.


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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