Championing the Career Changers: Six Nursing Students Awarded National Scholarship

Academics
July 9, 2020 by
  UCF was one of the first 10 schools nationwide to receive funding from the Helene Fuld Health Trust, which is helping Second Degree BSN nursing students change careers to pursue their passion.    From a dolphin trainer to a marketing director, their prior careers are diverse. But now these six students have two things in common.   The undergraduate nursing students are returning to school […]

Why I Fight on the Frontline

Alumni & Friends
July 6, 2020 by
  In the new issue of Pegasus magazine, UCF College of Nursing alumnus Stephen Brennan ’15BSN, a certified emergency nurse, discusses traveling to Queens, New York — the worst-hit area in the United States — to help during COVID-19.   Read More

Honoring 40 Noble Knight Nurses

Alumni & Friends
May 29, 2020 by
Official Celebration at 40th Anniversary Gala Rescheduled to May 2021   In celebration of the 40th anniversary, an academic year celebration that concluded this spring, the UCF College of Nursing is honoring 40 alumni who reflect its values of excellence, innovation, integrity, compassion, service and community. The official celebration of these honorees and the 40th […]

Mental Health Awareness Month Spotlight: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Education

Academics
May 28, 2020 by
“The greatest good to society is to serve those with the least,” says Assistant Professor Michael Valenti, a mental health nursing provider, researcher and current president of the board of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Florida Chapter. In his Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing course, Valenti prepares undergraduate nursing students to care for people of all ages […]

Assistant Professor Honored with Outstanding Researcher Award

Awards & Kudos
May 22, 2020 by
Assistant Professor Frank Guido-Sanz, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, has been honored by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties with a 2020 Outstanding Researcher Award. The award recognizes a nurse practitioner educator who has contributed to the knowledge development of nurse practitioner practice, education and policy through research. A board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology […]

Program Director Selected to Participate in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner National Certification Exam Field Test

Awards & Kudos
May 21, 2020 by
Associate Professor and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Program Director Christopher W. Blackwell has been selected to participate in a field test for the national AGACNP certification exam. Responses on field tests allow the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Content Expert Panels to select, revise and eliminate items for updated board certification exams. Blackwell is […]

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