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In the Hospital, but Still Learning

Ella Greene never liked math. Then the 9-year-old got bone cancer and went to Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Fla. Last November, toward the end of Ella’s year of treatment, PedsAcademy opened at the hospital, bringing virtual reality field trips, robots and math lessons that didn’t feel like school...
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Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Annual Conference

The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) conference, hosted by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, brings hundreds of students and nonprofit practitioners from across the country together for three days to engage in captivating discussions surrounding this year’s “envision” theme. The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge, practical...
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UCF Student Spearheads Nonprofit Dedicated to Addressing Homelessness in Orlando

UCF graduate student Eric Camarillo ’16 had planned to start an organization after graduation to help the homeless in Central Florida with food, clothing and other necessities, but decided he couldn’t stand by and wait — so he started early to fill those immediate needs. Camarillo, who earned a degree in social...
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UCF Relationship Expert Shares Tips to Help Your Love Life (Just in Time for Valentine’s Day)

Whether you’re single, dating or have been married for many years, everyone can use a little help in love and relationships. So why not learn about it on a college campus? “We go to school to learn science and math and English and history, but we don’t learn how to...
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Research on College Athletes’ Attitudes of Seeking Mental Health Support Awarded Funding

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'...
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UCF to Partner with Lithuanian University for Dual Degree

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...


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