Inspiring Stories from UCF Alumni and Students

As caregivers, innovators, educators and leaders, Knight nurses are making a difference in the lives of patients, students and the community each and every day.

Their compassion, service, excellence and integrity inspire us to continue to reach for the stars.

By sharing their personal stories, it is our goal to not only inspire you but also a future generation of nurse leaders.


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Vicki Loerzel ’07PhD, RN, OCN Beat M. and Jill L. Kahli Endowed Professorship in Oncology, Associate Professor at UCF College of Nursing, Director of College of Nursing's Honors in the Major (HIM) program