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College to Celebrate UCF's 50th Anniversary

Monday April 22, 2013
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The College of Health and Public Affairs will celebrate UCF’s 50th anniversary this week with activities that engage its students, staff, faculty, donors and alumni.

UCF Health Care Symposium to Focus on Affordable Care Act

Thursday March 21, 2013
Regional health care leaders will discuss the Affordable Care Act at the ninth-annual State of Health Care in Central Florida Symposium at the University of Central Florida, 6:15 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

Experts to Discuss Disparities in Women's Health Care

Friday March 15, 2013
The president of a local nonprofit and a faculty researcher will discuss health care disparities and their implications for women's health at a roundtable discussion at UCF on Wednesday, March 20, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Student Teams to Argue Affirmative Action During Legal Tournament

Tuesday October 23, 2012
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Legal students from 10 universities will gather at UCF to compete in the South Atlantic Regional Undergraduate Moot Court Qualifying Tournament sponsored by the Department of Legal Studies.

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.

UCF Diversity Week 2012 - Events in COHPA

Monday October 1, 2012
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The College of Health and Public Affairs' Diversity Committee is pleased to announce collegewide events in recognition of UCF Diversity Week 2012.

State Attorney Candidates to Debate at UCF

Tuesday July 24, 2012
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Orange-Osceola state attorney candidates Lawson Lamar and Jeff Ashton will participate in a debate Tuesday, July 24, at the University of Central Florida.

College Announces 2012 Summer Research Institute

Thursday March 1, 2012
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The College of Health and Public Affairs invites college faculty members and graduate students to attend the 2012 Summer Research Institute, planned for May 1-3.

Experts to Discuss Voice Care

Tuesday April 5, 2011
Local physicians, speech pathologists, singing and acting teachers, and former patients will discuss good voice habits and the treatment of voice problems during a presentation hosted by the University of Central Florida on Wednesday, April 13, at Rollins College.

Eternal Knights Memorial Service

Wednesday March 30, 2011
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The Eternal Knights Memorial Service honors students who have passed away during recent academic terms.


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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