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Crime-Scene Video Analysis Goes High-Tech with $1.3 Million Grant to UCF

Monday April 18, 2016
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A $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Justice is funding a new two-year project that may revolutionize the way police monitor and analyze crime-scene surveillance video footage with technology developed at the University of Central Florida.

Federal Grant to Expand Screening, Treatment for Substance Abuse in Central Florida

Friday November 20, 2015
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Shawn Lawrence, associate professor of social work, has received a $915,000 federal grant that will significantly increase the number of people in Central Florida who are screened and treated for substance abuse.

UCF Professor to Lead Expansion of Suicide-Prevention Programs

Thursday October 30, 2014
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UCF assistant professor of social work Kim Gryglewicz is the program director for a $3.68 million expansion of suicide-prevention services for children, teenagers and young adults in Florida.

New Grant Ensures Continuation of Assistive Technology Center at UCF

Friday January 6, 2012
The University of Central Florida will continue to offer the latest in assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities thanks to a new grant from the Florida Alliance for Assistance Services and Technology.

College To Receive Fourth Competitive Award for IT Upgrades

Monday November 28, 2011
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The College of Health and Public Affairs has learned it will receive a 2011-2012 UCF Technology Fee Award for $602,855.

New UCF, USF Program to Help Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Monday November 7, 2011
UCF and the University of South Florida have secured a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train future speech-language pathologists so they can help deaf and hard-of-hearing children whose families do not speak English.

$1.6 Million Grant Funds Rural Health Care Study

Thursday October 27, 2011
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the UCF College of Health and Public Affairs a $1.6 million grant to assess health care provided by Rural Health Clinics — federally recognized clinics located in rural, medically underserved areas of the United States.

UCF Trains Child Abuse Investigators

Tuesday January 4, 2011
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The School of Social Work landed a four-year $1.3 million contract from the Florida Department of Children and Families to develop materials and train its new child protective investigators and supervisors.

UCF Program Helps Nonprofits Run More Effectively

Thursday December 16, 2010
Twenty-six nonprofits from Lake, Orange and Sumter counties are running more effectively thanks to a federally funded program offered by UCF’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management.

Study Examines How Rural Communities Cope With Natural Disasters

Tuesday September 21, 2010
Researchers from UCF’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management will examine how rural communities in 11 counties in Central Florida prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters.


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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