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UCF Student Excels During Internship in Washington

Tuesday September 13, 2016
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Alvarado is the first UCF student to be selected for a highly competitive Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute internship.

U.S. HUD Publishes Online Case Study of CPNM

Friday September 2, 2016
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has published a case study of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management.

Can Governments and Nonprofits Embrace New Social Media Trends?

Friday April 8, 2016
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Government and nonprofit leaders are meeting at UCF on Friday, April 8, to talk about ways to use social media when dealing with crises and how emerging technologies can facilitate an open dialogue with the public.

Majority of UCF's 2016 Legislative Scholars to Hail from COHPA

Wednesday October 28, 2015
A UCF committee has selected 12 students from the College of Health and Public Affairs to participate in the university's Legislative Scholars Internship program for 2016.

UCF Earns $900,000 to Help K-12 Students Succeed in School

Thursday July 2, 2015
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UCF has earned $900,000 in state funding to continue its efforts to help children in distressed communities succeed in school and attain a higher education.

Help for Local Government When Emotions Run High

Friday December 7, 2012
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Marilyn Crotty, director of the Florida Institute of Government at UCF, recently helped opposing groups develop a compromise land-use plan for Spruce Creek Preserve in Volusia County.

Helping Local Government Address Homelessness

Monday April 18, 2011
A University of Central Florida faculty member is helping local government address the issue of homelessness.

UCF's Second Annual Public Administration Conference Explores Innovation in Government

Friday April 25, 2008
More than 110 public administrators from local government and academia attended the event.

UCF Autism Expert Applauds Governor’s Call for Autism Task Force

Friday March 7, 2008
Tery Daly, director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at UCF, fully supports the creation of a statewide Task Force on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Martin Helps Mongolia Develop a Social-Service System to Aid Children

Thursday May 31, 2007
Public affairs' Professor Larry Martin recently traveled to Mongolia to help its government develop a plan to expand social services for children.


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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