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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.

New Evans High Will Offer Health and Dental Care, Community Hub

Thursday January 13, 2011
When Evans High School opens at its new location in 2012, it will house a clinic offering mental health, health and dental care to its students thanks to a partnership with the University of Central Florida and the Children’s Home Society of Florida.

UCF Students Sign With Orlando Magic

Friday October 15, 2010
Thirty-five UCF students will sign the national anthem for deaf and hard-of-hearing fans before all Magic home basketball games, including the preseason and playoffs.

UCF, Medical Community to Offer Free Cancer Risk Assessments

Thursday April 1, 2010
The UCF Communication Disorders Clinic, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute and The Ear Nose and Throat Surgical Associates will jointly offer free risk assessments for oral, head and neck cancer in observance of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 12-18.

An Innovative Model for Employee Health Care

Monday March 15, 2010
Harris Rosen, president and founder of Rosen Hotels and Resorts, will speak about his company’s innovative approach to providing employee health care at the sixth-annual State of Health Care in Central Florida Symposium at the University of Central Florida.

College Featured in Magazine

Monday March 1, 2010
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The College of Health and Public Affairs is the subject of a feature article in the March/April 2010 issue of Magazine.

UCF to Host Orlando Walk to Cure Diabetes

Tuesday February 16, 2010
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Members of the College of Health and Public Affairs are participating in this annual event to raise funds for research on type 1 diabetes.

UCF Hosts Community Forum on Creating Jobs

Tuesday December 15, 2009
Some two dozen community members gathered at the University of Central Florida on Dec. 11 to share ideas on how to create jobs at a meeting held in response to a request from the White House.

UCF Hosts Local Job Summit at White House's Request

Thursday December 3, 2009
Small business owners, executives, nonprofit mangers and other community members will meet to share ideas on ways to create jobs at a forum held at UCF on Dec. 11.

UCF Awarded $1 Million Grant to Help Nonprofits Promote Economic Recovery

Tuesday October 6, 2009
UCF’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management will improve the ability of nonprofits to provide services and promote the economic recovery of people with low incomes thanks to a $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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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