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Scholarship Honors Fallen Alumna Amy Kuritar Lohrmann

Thursday November 10, 2016
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Establishing a scholarship helped Renée Kuritar, mother of alumna Amy Kuritar Lohrman, cope with her daughter's tragic passing.

UCF Creates 1st Interdisciplinary Dual Master’s Degree Program

Monday October 24, 2016
University of Central Florida is gearing up to offer its first interdisciplinary dual master's degree program for students interested in studying both public administration and criminal justice.

Gau Wins Best Paper for Article on Police Legitimacy

Thursday July 7, 2016
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An editorial team for Police Practice and Research: An International Journal has selected a paper by Jacinta Gau, associate professor of criminal justice, to receive the Police Practice and Research Best Paper Award for 2015.

New Doctoral Program Welcomes First Students

Monday August 31, 2015
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The new Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice welcomed its first cohort of students this month.

UCF Expert in Wildlife Crime Sought by International Community

Thursday June 4, 2015
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Assistant Professor William Moreto is an expert in wildlife crime who will be a visiting fellow this summer at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement in Amsterdam.

Many Central Florida Law Enforcement Officers Trace Roots Back to UCF

Thursday May 15, 2014
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Many Central Florida law enforcement officers are graduates of the UCF's bachelor and master's degree programs in criminal justice.

UCF Faculty Members Named Editors of 'Race and Justice'

Tuesday May 6, 2014
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Two faculty members from UCF's Department of Criminal Justice, Kareem Jordan and Jacinta Gau, have been appointed editors of the peer-reviewed journal, Race and Justice: An International Journal, published by Sage.

Research on Volunteer Policing Spans the Globe

Tuesday December 17, 2013
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UCF criminal justice researcher Ross Wolf's interest in volunteer and tourism-oriented policing recently took him to Hong Kong and Singapore.

Study: Media Instructs But Doesn't Cause Criminal Behavior

Thursday October 10, 2013
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Professor Ray Surette examined the effect of exposure to crime in media and crime through life experiences on criminal behavior in a study published recently in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

Workshop Focuses on Jail-to-Community Transition

Thursday June 27, 2013
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The Orange County Corrections Department and UCF's Department of Criminal Justice recently held a daylong workshop for community members who work closely with offenders.


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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