UCF is Highest Ranked in Florida for Innovation by U.S. News, Rise to No. 14 Driven by Research and Student Success Outcomes

Awards & Kudos
September 18, 2023 by
Only celebrating its 60th anniversary, UCF is an innovative technology and research university producing talent for in-demand fields like nursing and engineering, which are ranked among the nation’s best degree programs. UCF’s Continued Recognition in Innovation UCF continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s top and most innovative universities — rising as an […]

UCF Nursing Expands Faculty Experts for Fall 2023

College & Campus News
August 21, 2023 by
To support increased student enrollment, aided by PIPELINE funding, the College of Nursing has increased its full-time faculty members by 26 percent. When UCF College of Nursing begins the new semester today, there will be many new faces in the hallways and classrooms. Across three UCF campuses in Central Florida, the college will welcome its […]

UCF Endowed Chair Among Nurse Researchers Inducted into International Hall of Fame

Awards & Kudos
July 21, 2023 by
The honor is the highest level of recognition for nurse scientists, and recognizes their significant contributions to improve the nursing profession. Carmen Giurgescu, the Chatlos Foundation endowed chair, associate dean of research and professor in UCF’s College of Nursing, is among 22 distinguished nurse researchers who will be inducted in the 2023 Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall […]

UCF Awards 143 Faculty with Promotion and Tenure

Awards & Kudos
July 17, 2023 by
Five College of Nursing faculty members are among this year’s awardees being recognized for excellence and productivity in research, teaching and service. Five College of Nursing faculty are among the 143 UCF faculty members who recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. The approved faculty­ — 93 for […]

UCF Aging Expert Named 2023 American Academy of Nursing Fellow

Awards & Kudos
July 5, 2023 by
Associate Professor Ladda Thiamwong is UCF College of Nursing’s 12th fellow of the organization— which honors the profession’s most accomplished leaders. Ladda Thiamwong, associate professor in UCF’s College of Nursing, is one of 253 distinguished nurse leaders — and among four in Florida — who have been named to the 2023 class of fellows by […]

New Online Certificate Program to Build Culturally Congruent Care

June 28, 2023 by
UCF’s Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals online graduate certificate program begins Fall 2023. The Hispanic population in the U.S. is growing, accounting for 18.9% of the population nationwide, and 26.8% of the population in Florida. Through a new online Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals graduate certificate program, UCF College of Nursing is helping to address the health […]

UCF Partners with AdventHealth and Orlando Health to Address Nursing Shortage

Alumni & Friends
June 22, 2023 by
Partners pledge $10 million in transformational investment toward the new UCF College of Nursing building in Lake Nona, student internships and scholarships. Two of Florida’s leading healthcare systems and Florida’s leading producer of nursing talent are uniting to address the state’s nursing shortage. Fueled by $10 million in combined commitments from AdventHealth and Orlando Health, the UCF College […]


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