Celebrating New Knight Nurses: Meet the Summer Class of 2022

August 2, 2022 by
Nearly 300 nursing students will graduate this week from UCF, answering the call for more nurses and nurse leaders. Meet the newest cohort of Knight nurses. The Summer Class of 2022 celebrated the completion of their nursing degree at the College of Nursing’s professional recognition ceremony last night and will walk across the stage at […]

UCF Health Leaders Academy Helps Teens Chart Path to Medicine

College & Campus News
July 29, 2022 by
Organized by the UCF College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the week-long Health Leaders Summer Academy helped students chart their career paths to healthcare professions. They learned about health-centered education tracks and programs at UCF, tour university campuses and facilities, and engaged in activities designed to increase interest, awareness and passion for […]

New College of Nursing Building at Lake Nona Receives Approval

Building at Lake Nona
July 12, 2022 by
Fundraising launches for the new, permanent home with expanded space and cutting-edge technology to combat the nursing shortage and foster interdisciplinary research. UCF’s College of Nursing would be able to graduate more nurses and nursing faculty, helping to combat the nation’s critical nursing shortage while fostering more innovation and collaboration with a new building at Lake Nona, […]

Nursing Assistant Professor Named National Fellow

Alumni & Friends
June 24, 2022 by
Frank Guido-Sanz was inducted in the Class of 2022 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and is now among 24 distinguished national faculty fellows at the College of Nursing. Recognizing his outstanding achievements in the field, Assistant Professor Francisco “Frank” Guido-Sanz, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, ’18AGACNP-BC, FAANP, has been inducted into the Fellows of […]

Vital Support for Students Changing Careers to Nursing

Awards & Kudos
June 14, 2022 by
Meet the new cohort of accelerated Second Degree nursing students who were awarded the national Helene Fuld Health Trust scholarship. Their backgrounds are vast – from a bartender to a former Miss Hawai’i to a U.S. Marine veteran and more. While some have always felt a calling to become a nurse, for others it was […]

Nursing Faculty Among the 137 UCF Awards with Promotion and Tenure

Awards & Kudos
June 3, 2022 by
Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48 earned tenure for the 2021-22 cycle following a rigorous evaluation process. Three College of Nursing faculty members are among those who received promotions and tenure. The new tenure designations and promotions take effect on Aug. 8. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as […]

Transformational Funding from State of Florida

Building at Lake Nona
June 2, 2022 by
Today Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the 2022-23 state budget, which includes transformational funding for the UCF College of Nursing. The investment is allocated for two areas: $6.9 million in reoccurring PIPELINE funding to increase nursing student enrollment to address the nursing shortage, and $29 million to build a new, state-of-the-art building for the College […]


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