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Congratulations College Excellence Award Winners!

Tuesday February 11, 2014
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Congratulations to the college's Excellence Award Winners for 2013-2014!

Congratulations College Excellence Award Winners!

Monday February 11, 2013
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Congratulations to the college's Excellence Award Winners for 2012-2013!

Jewell Excells in the Classroom and on the Soccer Field

Tuesday November 13, 2012
Tishia Jewell, a graduate student in the dual M.P.A./M.N.M. program, is featured in an article and video on the UCF Athletics website. In addition to being an accomplished student, Jewell excels on the soccer field.

UCF Advisors Win National Recognition

Friday May 11, 2012
To members of the college were recently honored by the National Advising Association as some of the nation's top academic advisors of 2012.

Pirate-Themed Party Honors College's Staff

Friday April 27, 2012
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Members of the College of Health and Public Affairs unleashed their inner buccaneer at the college's Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon on April 25, 2012, at the FAIRWINDSAlumni Center.

Congratulations Founders Day Honorees!

Wednesday April 4, 2012
Alice Noblin, director of the health informatics and management program, received the University Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Faculty Advising. Amanda Puttricha, a criminal justice major, was selected as the college's most Outstanding Student for 2012.

C-USA Academic Medals Awarded to Six COHPA Students

Thursday March 29, 2012
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Six students from the College of Health and Public Affairs are among the recipients of the prestigious Conference USA Academic Medal, an honor awarded to student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.75 or better.

Congratulations College Excellence Award Winners!

Tuesday February 14, 2012
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Congratulations to the college's six Excellence Award Winners for 2011-2012!

UCF Faculty Member Wins National Advising Award

Monday May 2, 2011
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Robin Kohn, coordinator of the Bachelor of Social Work program at UCF, has been selected as a 2011 Outstanding Advising Award winner in the Faculty Academic Advising category by the National Academic Advising Association.

UCF Takes Second Place in Health Administration Case Competition

Friday February 18, 2011
The UCF team of Sarah Cox and Natalia Warren took second place in the national Health Administration Case Competition.


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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