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For the Love of Zeke: Alumnus Creates Endowed Scholarship to Honor His Brother

Monday January 23, 2017
UCF alumnus Adam Marek and his family have established the Russ Marek Medical Endowed Scholarship for students in the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy. He initiated the scholarship to honor his brother, Russ, aka "Zeke," a man with an indomitable spirit in the face of adversity.

UCF Professor to Take Helm of Top Journal in Public Administration

Tuesday December 20, 2016
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The American Society of Public Administration has selected Jeremy Hall of the School of Public Administration at UCF as one of two new editors-in-chief of Public Administration Review, the nation’s top journal in public administration research, theory and practice.

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.

Scholarship Honors Fallen Alumna Amy Kuritar Lohrmann

Thursday November 10, 2016
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Establishing a scholarship helped Renée Kuritar, mother of alumna Amy Kuritar Lohrman, cope with her daughter's tragic passing.

Gau Wins Best Paper for Article on Police Legitimacy

Thursday July 7, 2016
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An editorial team for Police Practice and Research: An International Journal has selected a paper by Jacinta Gau, associate professor of criminal justice, to receive the Police Practice and Research Best Paper Award for 2015.

College Honors Donors, Recipients at Scholarship Dinner

Friday April 15, 2016
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Donors to scholarships in the college met the latest beneficiaries of their generosity -- the 2015-16 scholarship recipients -- during an elegant reception, dinner and ceremony held April 7 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

Bast Offers Strategies for Businesses to Enhance Privacy in Award-Winning Article

Friday November 20, 2015
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Carol Bast, associate professor of legal studies, identifies steps businesses can take to protect their privacy in an article published this year by the peer-reviewed Journal of Legal Studies in Business.

UCF Selected for National Social Work HEALS Program

Monday May 11, 2015
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UCF's School of Social Work has been selected to participate in a new national program that will provide student scholarships and support in social work health care education.

Fellowship Prepares UCF Student for Life Around the World

Monday April 6, 2015
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Legal studies major Nicholas Grandchamps was recently awarded a prestigious Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship.

Scholarship Recipients, Donors Recognized at Annual Celebration

Monday February 2, 2015
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This year's recipients of scholarships in the College of Health and Public Affairs -- and the generous donors who funded their scholarships -- were honored at the Seventh Annual Reach for the Stars Scholarship Dinner, held Jan. 30 at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.


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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