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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. 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.

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 Online Programs Rank Among Top 20 in Nation — Again

UCF Online Programs Rank Among Top 20 in Nation — Again

U.S. News & World Report continues to rank UCF’s undergraduate online programs among the best ...

Stigma of Opioid Addiction Medications Prevents Treatment

Stigma of Opioid Addiction Medications Prevents Treatment

HMI assistant professor’s research explores barriers to opioid addiction treatment from multiple fields of study ...

New Study Offers Ways to Identify and Reduce Racism in Schools

New Study Offers Ways to Identify and Reduce Racism in Schools

Racial biases can unconsciously shape school decisions that negatively impact minority students, but a new ...

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New UCF Project Will Put Downtown Orlando Air Quality Data in Residents’ Hands

New UCF Project Will Put Downtown Orlando Air Quality Data in Residents’ Hands

More than 100 air sensors will be installed throughout Downtown Orlando and will provide near-real-time data about ...
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Upcoming Events

SPRING 2020 CPNM Research Seminar Series Dr. Young-Joo Lee will present her research and discuss. *********Research presentations will be hosted by the CPNM on most Wednesdays from January 15 – April 8, 2020. All faculty are invited to participate. Individual dates…
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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education3 days ago

Mark your calendars #TeacherED Knights! 📆 Come share your best work at the 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝐊𝐧𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐄𝐃 𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐰𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞. Register as a presenter, get mentoring from our faculty, and prepare and compete for the 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 🏆 a scholarship to attend the state educational professional conference of your choice.

🗓️ Friday, March 27
⏰ 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
📲 bit.ly/2sjGmXV

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education3 days ago

Congratulations OCPS Academic Center for Excellence on getting certified as a UCF #CommunityPartnershipSchool! 🙌

Thank you for committing to provide the best educational environment for students and families in the community.

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education4 days ago

We are thrilled to announce UCF Criminal Justice ranked #17 for Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs by U.S. News & World Report!

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education5 days ago

Associate Lecturer Irene Pons, with the help of UCF Legal Studies students, will present before an Osceola County judge tomorrow to legally change Juleigh Mayfield's gender on all her legal documents.

Mayfield, born in Alabama, faces challenges to change her birth certificate to reflect her gender because of circumstances unique to intersex individuals.

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education6 days ago

“Racial bias is an issue we’ve been dealing with as a nation for a very long time. It’s important to provide educators with a tool to deconstruct this issue and figure out how to address it,” says 𝗟𝗮𝗿𝗿𝘆 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗸𝗲𝗿, assistant professor of educational leadership.

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education1 week ago

𝑭𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝑭'𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒐𝒑 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒄𝒍𝒂𝒔𝒔 🌟
Diagnosed with dyslexia, #ucfccie alum Kelly Grillo struggled to read until the eighth grade. Now she holds two degrees from UCF and is an award-winning teacher and coordinator of special education services for multiple school districts in Indiana.

“What percentage of the population has been identified with a learning disability, qualifies to get into a school as rigorous as UCF and ends up with a Ph.D.? It blows me away that this story gets to be mine.” - 𝗞𝗲𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗚𝗿𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗼 ’𝟬𝟱𝗠𝗔 ’𝟭𝟭𝗣𝗵𝗗.

2 days ago

Another great example for professional emergency management system in Florida!
Bravo!
@spaucf emergency and crisis management graduates contributes substantially to professionalize the field! @NEMA_web @fema @DHSgov @WCraigFugate @OrlandoPolice @ASPANational @naspaa @UCF https://t.co/PweWTf0gvw

3 days ago

Mark your calendars #TeacherED Knights! Come share your best work at the KnightED Talks Student Showcase.

Our faculty will be there to mentor and help you prepare for the competition.

🗓️ Friday, March 27
⏰ 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
📲 https://t.co/Rlmjz38AeB https://t.co/NhUrK1I0rR

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3 days ago

Tonight I attended a fundraiser to honor the incredible work of @pedsacademy at @Nemours. Their work is important and inspiring! I’m prouder than ever to be a Knight! @UCFCCIE @UCF @DeanSissi @Drmjkelley @beccagrysko @KnightingMinds @KelseyM_Teaches https://t.co/RDBHG1slAR

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4 days ago

Partners & other community members gathered today to celebrate the @UCF certification of @OCPS_ACE, A #CommunityPartnershipSchool in @DWNTWN_ORLANDO. Congratulations!👏 @BGCCF @HelpFLKids Orange Blossom Family Health @OCPSnews Rosen Preschool @valenciacollege #UCF_CCS https://t.co/IeFEKCRhHA

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4 days ago

🚨 Exciting News: Our @UCF_CJ program ranked #17 for Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs by @USnews & World Report! https://t.co/4pIVmc9O72