College News

Bethany Backes

UCF Podcast: Championing Against Violence

Bethany Backes, an assistant professor in the Violence Against Women faculty cluster, shares what it means to be a champion both against violence and for social justice...
Sejal Barden and Dalena Dillman-Taylor of Project Harmony

Developing and Sustaining Healthy Relationships Through Education

For 18 years, UCF has been helping families stay together by teaching couples research-supported techniques focused on effective communication and listening...
Shane Wiggan

Noyce Fellow Represents UCF on National Science Foundation Panel

Shane Wiggan served as a panelist to share his experience as part of the Robert Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship program...
Gulnora Hundley

UCF Podcast: Destigmatizing Mental Health, Improving Education for Professionals

Associate lecturer, mental health counselor and Uzbekistan native Gulnora Hundley ’04MA ’08PhD, shares why she’s provided free teletherapy sessions to Ukrainian mental health professionals, the importance of culturally competent mental health education and practices, and her work with broadening mental health training internationally...
Chief Smith

UCF Alum Sworn in as New Orlando Police Chief

Eric Smith ’93 graduated with a degree in criminal justice and has worked at the Orlando Police Department for nearly three decades...
Maria Vazquez

UCF Alumna Named First Hispanic Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools

Maria Vazquez ’95MEd ’10EdD has served as the district’s deputy superintendent since 2018...


View All


Let's Get Social  FacebookFacebookInstagramLinkedInCCIE Youtube

Follow the UCF College of Community Innovation and Education on social media for news, updates and more. Want to share a favorite UCF experience or stay connected with fellow Knights? Be sure to use #UCFCCIE and #UCFCCIEKnights so we can follow along.


View this profile on Instagram


UCF CCIE (@ucfccie) • Instagram photos and videos