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Smith Reports on 'Sixth Amendment-Free' Court Proceedings

Friday January 20, 2017
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Legal studies Chair Alisa Smith is the lead researcher and co-author of Rush to Judgment: How South Carolina's Summary Courts Fail to Protect Constitutional Rights, published this week by the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

UCF Undergraduate Is First to Enter Law School through New Accelerated Program

Tuesday January 17, 2017
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Rafael Casallas is the first student in a 3+3 Accelerated Law Program established by UCF and Barry Law.

UCF, National Experts Partner on Innovative Book on Head and Neck Cancers

Thursday December 1, 2016
Associate Professor Bari Hoffman Ruddy is the lead co-editor and co-author of a new book titled Cases in Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach.

Students, Faculty Members Care for Local Farmworkers at Free Clinics

Wednesday August 3, 2016
UCF physical therapy and social work students and faculty members were among the 60-some volunteers who offered two free health clinics last week for Apopka-area farmworkers and their families.

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.

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.

Refugee Simulation Camp Coming to Memory Mall March 16

Friday March 11, 2016
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On March 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a Refugee Simulation Camp will give people a small taste of what it means to face the dire circumstances of refugees.

Victor Oladipo Donates $35K to UCF Listening Center

Wednesday December 16, 2015
On Tuesday, Dec. 15, Orlando Magic player Victor Oladipo surprised the UCF Listening Center with $35,000 to help serve families and children who have a hearing loss.

HFUW Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Michael Frumkin

Monday December 14, 2015
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Michael Frumkin, dean of the College of Health and Public Affairs, is the subject of a Volunteer Spotlight published online by Heart of Florida United Way, the largest supporter of local and human services in Central Florida.

Clinic to Offer Tours of New State-of-the-Art Facilities Oct. 9

Monday October 5, 2015
The University of Central Florida Communication Disorders Clinic will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 to showcase its new state-of-the-art facility in Central Florida Research Park, next to the university.


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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