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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.

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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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 – ...
UCF’s Parents as Teacher Hotline Ready for Local K-12 School Year

UCF’s Parents as Teacher Hotline Ready for Local K-12 School Year

As families opt for online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff from the ...

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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education17 hours 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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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education2 days ago

How to improve collaboration in local governments to better support communities? 🤔

That’s what Christopher Hawkins, professor of public administration, will be researching with a colleague from the University of Kansas through a two-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.

The team will look at administrative units within city governments that collaborate to produce citywide sustainability initiatives and see if that cooperation produces positive results.
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UCF College of Community Innovation and Education4 days ago

Housing programs can serve as a lifeline for domestic violence survivors and their children – providing them with vital resources to leave abusive relationships and find safety.

A team of researchers led by Bethany Backes, assistant professor of criminal justice and social work, plan to examine how domestic violence housing programs, specifically transitional housing, impact female survivors and their children and if they lead to safe, permanent housing and financial stability.

UCF College of Sciences, UCF Criminal Justice, UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences, University of Central Florida School of Social Work.

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education1 week ago

Kicking off Homecoming with style! ✨⚔️

Congratulations to our #ufccie alumni, Anna Eskamani ’12 ’15MNM ’15MPA and Linda Gooch ’85, whose work and passion for the community was recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award ⚔️✨

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education1 week ago

Best wishes to all our future educators who start their internship at
UCF's PedsAcademy at Nemours Children's Hospital this week.🎉👩🏻‍🏫

Make the most out of this educational opportunity and keep us posted! We want to share your accomplishments.

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

UCF College of Community Innovation and Education1 week ago

📢Free Conference Alert!

The UCF Counseling Symposium on Integrated Care and Opioid Use Disorder is just around the corner. Register to hear from national experts on topics like:

Neurobiology of addiction and medication-assisted treatment, professional counseling and integrated care in medical settings, and creating welcoming environments for clients seeking substance use disorder treatment.

🗓November 7
⌚️8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Register ➡️ bit.ly/3j4Ptjw

 

 

 

 

 

 

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