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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

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, when we turn our attention to the mental health needs of racial and ethnic minorities who face disparities in treatment and unique challenges ...
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. ...
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

You always have the support you need at the Community Counseling and Research Center, according to Alexander Fields, who is pursuing a master’s degree in counselor education. ...
5 UCF Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

5 UCF Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

Five recent UCF graduates have received prestigious Fulbright awards that will allow them to travel abroad to pursue research and educational opportunities or teach English. This year’s recipients ...
UCF Students, Recent Graduates Earn Scholarships, Present at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

UCF Students, Recent Graduates Earn Scholarships, Present at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

A team of UCF researchers will brief emergency responders from across the state about their work looking at the impact of recent hurricanes. ...
Doctoral Candidate’s Children to Accept Degree on Behalf of Mother Who Recently Died

Doctoral Candidate’s Children to Accept Degree on Behalf of Mother Who Recently Died

After losing her 10-year battle with breast cancer in January, Maribel Ortiz-Pina’s family will receive her degree posthumously in honor of the educational leadership student’s hard work. ...
African-American Moms Are Helicopter Parents Too, But Endgame is Survival

African-American Moms Are Helicopter Parents Too, But Endgame is Survival

Study finds African-American mothers live in fear that their sons will be stopped by people in authority and could potentially be killed, which impacts the way these women parent their sons. ...
HMI Student Group Delivers Buckets of Halloween Candy to Children at Shelter, Wins Impact Award

HMI Student Group Delivers Buckets of Halloween Candy to Children at Shelter, Wins Impact Award

The Student Health Information Management Association (SHIMA), an organization providing educational events and volunteer opportunities for health management and informatics students, received ‘Best ...
107 UCF Faculty Promoted

107 UCF Faculty Promoted

UCF’s 2018-19 promotion and tenure process concluded last week with 107 faculty promoted, 29 of whom will be recommended for tenure at the May 16 Board of Trustees meeting. Approved tenures and ...
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