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UCF Go Baby Go! Holds Another Successful Car-Build Workshop

Monday September 12, 2016
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The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program's UCF Go Baby Go! program, located in the Department of Health Professions, held another successful car-build workshop Sept. 9 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

Activity Day for Children with Disabilities Is This Saturday, April 2

Tuesday March 29, 2016
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Children with physical and developmental disabilities will have an opportunity to stretch, kick, and play games at Let’s Ignite! Activity Day this Saturday, April 2, on Memory Mall at UCF.

UCF Go Baby Go! Provides Modified Toy Cars for 16 More Children

Monday December 7, 2015
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UCF's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program hosted a second UCF Go Baby Go! workshop to retrofit motorized toy cars for young children with special needs.

UCF, FADD and DCF Team Up to Protect Children in Florida

Thursday October 22, 2015
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UCF, in collaboration with the Florida Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work, will lead a new statewide project that will help reshape and enhance the workforce at the Florida Department of Children and Families.

UCF Hosts Camp for Young Men from Orlando-Area Urban Schools

Friday June 5, 2015
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This College of Health and Public Affairs is helping to coordinate a three-day camp at UCF for 50 students from urban schools in the Orlando area to expose them to a college experience.

UCF Provides Modified Kiddie Cars to Special Toddlers, Only the Beginning

Monday June 1, 2015
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Eleven toddlers with special needs gained mobility when they each received a retrofitted motorized toy car as part of an official GoBabyGo event May 29.

Kids with Developmental Disabilities to Have Field Day All Their Own

Tuesday March 24, 2015
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The UCF Physical Therapy Program will host a free outdoor event on UCF’s Memory Mall to encourage physical activity in children with developmental disabilities.

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.

Local News Interviews Rivers on Child Language Development and TV

Tuesday June 24, 2014
Kenyatta Rivers, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, recently shared his expertise in child language development in a television interview produced by Fox 35 Orlando for its "Health Watch" segment.


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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