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WUCF Receives Funding to Help Children Prepare Better for Emergencies

WUCF Receives Funding to Help Children Prepare Better for Emergencies

$250,000 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will help expand the station’s Meet the Helpers project into a national model. ...

Let’s Stop Glorifying Tribalism—It Doesn’t Serve Us Well

Let’s Stop Glorifying Tribalism—It Doesn’t Serve Us Well

Yet again, one of my Facebook groups has erupted into an often mean-spirited debate about whether someone really is (fill in the blank). For instance, a chronic fatigue group has become sharply ...

Welcome Six Leaders to their New Roles in College Leadership

Welcome Six Leaders to their New Roles in College Leadership

We are pleased to announce several leadership updates at the College of Community Innovation and Education. These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to these positions and we ...

Fellows Advocate for Minority Voices in Mental Health

Fellows Advocate for Minority Voices in Mental Health

Counselor education doctoral student Amber Norman ’14MA and master’s students Stephanie Richard and Ismar Alburquerque ’16 (left to right) were chosen for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program. July ...

Clay a big winner in newly-signed state budget

Clay a big winner in newly-signed state budget

DeSantis approves more than $120 million in infrastructure improvements, pay increases and agency funding ...

UCF Grad Aims to Improve Mental Health in West Indian Cultures

UCF Grad Aims to Improve Mental Health in West Indian Cultures

A few years ago, Shainna Ali ’10 ’12MA ’16PhD was studying some statistics when the mental health clinician came across something shocking –– in 2016 Guyana had the highest suicide rate across the ...

UCF Expert Debunks 4 Myths about Hurricanes

UCF Expert Debunks 4 Myths about Hurricanes

Claire Connolly Knox is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration and serves as the emergency management and homeland security program director. ...

UCF to Help Grow Florida’s Community Partnership Schools

UCF to Help Grow Florida’s Community Partnership Schools

Born and raised in Pine Hills, one of Orlando’s most historically underserved communities, Timothy Only believes his life would have taken a very different turn had he not gone to Evans High School. ...

Everyday Hero: She Creates After-School Activities for Students

Everyday Hero: She Creates After-School Activities for Students

In Orlando’s Parramore community, day-to-day challenges can sometimes get in the way of children’s learning. Everyday Hero Nicole Lebron works to make sure students get the opportunities they need ...

Interim Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer

Interim Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer

At UCF, we’ve long believed our best work comes from bringing together people with diverse backgrounds and ideas. I am grateful to have so many champions of diversity and inclusion across our campus ...

Center Offers Students Unique Education, Free Counseling to Community

Center Offers Students Unique Education, Free Counseling to Community

Counselor education master’s student Alexander Fields, clinic coordinator John Super ’09MA ‘13PhD and doctoral alum Saundra Tabet ‘19PhD (left to right) in the Community Counseling and Research ...

Community Partnership Schools Create Opportunities for Success

Community Partnership Schools Create Opportunities for Success

Last month, staff and community leaders from various after-school providers, nonprofits, the Alachua County Public Schools and other organizations traveled to Orlando to visit two successful ...

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