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Atkins Named 2017 AcademyHealth New Investigator

Monday January 23, 2017
AcademyHealth, the national organization for health services researchers, policymakers and practitioners, has selected Assistant Professor Danielle Atkins to participate in the 2017 New Investigator Small Grant Program.

Faculty Members, Student Group to Receive National Speech-Language Pathology Awards

Tuesday November 15, 2016
UCF will be well-represented at this week's awards ceremony of the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Philadelphia.

Rovito Earns National Award for Men's Health Outreach, Research

Tuesday November 8, 2016
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Michael Rovito's tireless efforts on behalf of men's health earned him national honors last week at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver.

UCF Go Baby Go! Receives President’s Award from National Down Syndrome Congress

Tuesday July 26, 2016
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Physical therapy Lecturer Jennifer Tucker accepted a President's Award from the National Down Syndrome Congress for her work on UCF Go Baby Go!, a mobility initiative she founded last year in the College of Health and Public Affairs.

AAC Journal Selects Research Article as 'Most Significant of the Year'

Friday July 22, 2016
The Editorial Board of the journal Augmentative and Alternative Communication has selected a study led by Jennifer Kent-Walsh, professor of communication sciences and disorders, as the "Most Significant Research Article of the Year."

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.

HSA Student Courtney Sexton Named Miss Florida 2016

Tuesday July 5, 2016
Health services administration graduate student Courtney Sexton has been named Miss Florida 2016.

Alumna Is First Openly Gay Miss America Contestant

Friday June 24, 2016
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Erin O'Flaherty, a 2015 graduate in legal studies, is the first openly gay contestant in the 95-year history of the Miss America competition.

UCF NSSLHA Wins National Gold Chapter Honors

Tuesday June 7, 2016
UCF's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association is a recipient of the national organization's Gold Chapter Honors for 2016!

UCF Wins Partnership Award from Orange County Public Schools

Tuesday May 31, 2016
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Orange County Public Schools recently recognized the University of Central Florida as an "Outstanding Partner in Education" on behalf of Evans High School.


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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