Research on College Athletes’ Attitudes of Seeking Mental Health Support Awarded Funding

February 8, 2019 by
Most college athletes have access to highly-skilled doctors, physical therapists and trainers. They are offered academic support through tutoring and a dedicated space for study. Some of these college athletes receive scholarships. However, the expectations of strength, stability and ‘mental toughness’ inherent in sports culture often result in college athletes’ silence over concerns of their […]

UCF to Partner with Lithuanian University for Dual Degree

February 6, 2019 by
UCF is partnering with Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania to offer dual bachelor’s degrees in nonprofit management from UCF’s School of Public Administration and public administration from KTU in four years. The transdisciplinary, global reach of the program will impact students at both universities, as well as the communities they serve.

UCF’s Online Undergraduate Programs Recognized Among the Best in the Nation

January 15, 2019 by
The University of Central Florida’s online undergraduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The publication’s 2019 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs List ranked UCF No. 14 in the United States. It is the university’s all-time highest ranking in this category, moving up two spots from its 2018 placing. UCF […]

Student Spotlight: Marellys Moreno

January 14, 2019 by
Marellys Moreno Planning is an interdisciplinary field of study that focuses not only on urban and regional development efforts but also on current and potential impacts of development decisions on surrounding communities. In her position as a program associate for the Lake County Housing and Community Development Division, Marellys Moreno studies the impact that development efforts […]

Criminal Justice, Psychology Undergrad Researches Suicide Risk in Jails

January 5, 2019 by
Inmates in the nation’s jails commit three times more suicides than in prisons. Undergraduate Megan Small researched what might cause this dramatic difference and found results that could influence the way we think about jail suicide and suicide risk. Megan Small, who is pursuing undergraduate degrees in both criminal justice and psychology, presented “Towards a […]

Health Management and Informatics Students Recognized at National Conference

December 20, 2018 by
Five UCF Health Management and Informatics students were recognized at the annual American Health Information Management Association’s national conference in Miami. For their knowledge and contributions in the field, five UCF Health Management and Informatics students were recognized at the annual national conference of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) this year in Miami. […]

UCF Center Celebrates 10 Years of Service to the Community

December 19, 2018 by
Center for Public and Nonprofit Management former directors Naim Kapucu and Thomas Bryer with current director Deborah Carroll. In 2008, the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management was established as the research extension of the UCF School of Public Administration. Now, in 2018, the center is celebrating 10 years of policy-changing research, 10 years of […]

School of Public Administration Honors Dr. Mary Ann Feldheim

December 18, 2018 by
The UCF School of Public Administration honors Mary Ann Feldheim, director of nonprofit management and associate professor of public administration and nonprofit management, for her dedicated service and support to the school. Feldheim joined UCF as a visiting instructor in 1997 and after over 20 years with the university, is set to retire in January […]