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At the College of Community Innovation and Education, you will gain the knowledge, experience and confidence needed to transform lives and strengthen communities. Through our diverse programs and established partnerships, we are uniquely positioned to develop innovative solutions to complex social issues. You will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty experts across academic areas and engage in community-based experiences throughout Central Florida and beyond. In addition to our location on UCF’s main campus, we also offer programs at UCF Downtown, giving our students access to numerous internships, opportunities and networks within the heart of downtown Orlando. Whether you aspire to work in criminal justice, education, health management and informatics, legal studies or public administration, our faculty and staff will help you reach your goals.

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In response to the pandemic, our college stands unified in a commitment to serve communities through innovative, interdisciplinary and transformative research and service.

The college's Department of Health Management and Informatics, Department of Legal Studies and School of Public Administration hold classes at UCF Downtown, providing innovative education for high-demand fields that integrate with industry and place thousands of students within walking distance of jobs and internships.

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UCF Community Counseling and Research Center Recognized for Community Impact

UCF Community Counseling and Research Center Recognized for Community Impact

The Community Counseling and Research Center was recently recognized for their work with the Central ...
National Science Foundation Grant to Research How Intra-Government Units Work Together

National Science Foundation Grant to Research How Intra-Government Units Work Together

Public administration faculty member, Christopher Hawkins, will be continuing a decade's worth of research through ...
UCF Study Will Look at Transitional Housing Effectiveness for Survivors of Domestic Violence

UCF Study Will Look at Transitional Housing Effectiveness for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Housing programs can serve as a lifeline for domestic violence survivors and their children – ...

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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education9 hours ago

Drew Andrews, technical assistance coordinator for the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities, was recently recognized with the Donn Brolin Award.

The Division on Career Development and Transition awards this honor to individuals who make outstanding contributions in the field of secondary education and transition for students with disabilities.

Congratulations, Drew!

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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education12 hours ago

The Community Counseling and Research Center was recently recognized by the Florida Counseling Association with the Pete Fisher Humanitarian Award for its work in providing free counseling services to the community.

The center is also a training ground for UCF counseling students, a space to hone their counseling skills. “The humanitarian award embraces the work that we are able to accomplish and it also provides us with the ammunition to continue to be a mainstay and culturally responsive service for our community,” says Kent Butler, professor of counselor education.

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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education1 day ago

Boosting critical-thinking skills creatively 🤖🤔

Nemours Children's Hospital patients continue learning and developing their critical thinking skills by using educational robots like Dash.

PedsAcademy interns like Josie Cash, elementary education student, introduce patients to the basics of coding and computer programming. This a great way for students to have fun and express their creativity while learning.

📷 UCF's PedsAcademy at Nemours Children's Hospital

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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education2 days ago

Paying tribute to the history of our community 💛

Artist Nancy Gutkin O’Neil created a custom glass artwork at UCF Downtown to showcase the rich history of the Parramore community. The installation was produced in partnership with Parramore residents and business owners, along with UCF and Valencia College leadership and spotlights community landmarks and milestones dating back to the early 1920s.

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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education5 days ago

The UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute will continue their work supporting healthy relationships for economically vulnerable couples in Central Florida.

Sejal Bardel and Dalena Taylor, associate professors in counselor education, aim to further their research in coping through Project Harmony 2.0.

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education6 days ago

Thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Administration of Children and Families, the UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute will continue their work supporting healthy relationships for economically vulnerable couples in Central Florida.

Sejal Bardel and Dalena Taylor, associate professors in counselor education, aim to further their research in coping through Project Harmony 2.0. This evidence-based program will now offer online sessions to educate couples on communication and conflict resolution skills taught in English and Spanish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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