National Scholarship Aids Second Degree Nursing Students

Academics
July 28, 2021 by
Meet the 2021 Helene Fuld Health Trust scholars who are changing careers to change lives as nurses. An educator from a low-income immigrant family. A private pilot. An NCAA soccer standout. These are some of this year’s Helene Fuld Health Trust scholars who are now called to care for others. Thanks to the generosity of […]

UCF Names New Department and Endowed Chair in Nursing

College & Campus News
July 19, 2021 by
Welcomes renowned mental health nursing expert Dr. Mona Shattell Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been named the new chair for the Department of Nursing Systems and the Hugh F. and Jeannette G. McKean Endowed Chair in the UCF College of Nursing. As department chair, Shattell will oversee and manage undergraduate and graduate nursing degree […]

UCF’s Academic Health Sciences Center Receives $300K Gift

Alumni & Friends
July 12, 2021 by
The University of Central Florida’s Academic Health Sciences Center, which brings together the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Health Professions and Sciences, and Student Health Services, has received a gift of $300,000 from the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation to fund innovative projects and programs to improve community health. The donation is the first […]

UCF Expert is First Recipient of International Award for Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity in Simulation

Awards & Kudos
June 22, 2021 by
The International Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning honored nursing Associate Professor Desiree A. Díaz as a visionary and inspiring nurse leader. Leading healthcare simulation expert Desiree A. Díaz, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN, has been honored with the inaugural Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity Excellence Award from the International Association for Clinical Simulation and […]

Honoring 40 Exemplary UCF Nursing Alumni

Alumni & Friends
May 17, 2021 by
This past Saturday at the UCF College of Nursing 40th Anniversary Virtual Gala, 40 outstanding Knight nurse alumni were honored for their contributions to the profession. Awardees are shining bright and reaching for the stars to positively impact the health of their communities as practitioners, leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers. Meet the Awardees

Pandemic Inspires Surge of Interest in UCF Nursing Degree

Academics
May 6, 2021 by
COVID-19 has shed light on the work of nurses and other frontline healthcare workers, and has inspired a surge of people to consider the profession for themselves – including students Jesika Van Welie and Morgan Ruggiero. The UCF College of Nursing has seen that effect firsthand, with an unprecedented amount of applications this year. For […]

Celebrating the Spring Class of 2021

Academics
May 6, 2021 by
This week, 434 UCF nursing students graduated with their degree or certificate, and earned the title of Knight nurse. The spring Class of 2021 has truly exemplified the UCF calling to “Charge On!” – having completed the last year of their degree during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students have grown during this unique time in […]

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