40 Years of Nursing Excellence

College & Campus News
September 24, 2019 by
FORTY YEARS AGO on Sept. 24, 1979, a group of 50 undergraduate BSN students and four faculty members convened at UCF to launch what is today one of the nation’s best nursing programs. Among the initial cohort was Rosemary Notarantonio ’81BSN, principal for Notarantonio & Associates and member of the Dean’s Advisory Board (far right […]

Celebrating Healthcare Simulation Week 2019

Simulation & Technology
September 16, 2019 by
From using a high-fidelity mannequin to learn how to provide better care for transgender patients to augmented reality (AR) to simulate a patient’s parents so students can practice breaking bad news to loved ones, healthcare simulation is changing the way students and professionals learn, and improving patient care. UCF College of Nursing is a leader […]

27 UCF Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Top 100 in the Nation

March 12, 2019 by
By Gene Kruckemyer ’73 Emergency management, nonprofit management and counselor education among the top programs included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 guide to the Best Graduate Schools. Twenty-seven UCF programs were nationally ranked today in the top 100 of their fields by U.S. News & World Report, and 35 graduate programs total were included […]

UCF’s 2019 Women’s History Month Awardees

Awards & Kudos
March 1, 2019 by
UCF Faculty Excellence has chosen 31 women to honor during Women’s History Month, which begins today. The national observance was started in 1981 to recognize women who have shown a commitment to humanity and our planet. At UCF, these women have helped shape the university from its beginnings until today. For more about the women, […]

22 Students to Receive UCF’s Highest Honor

February 18, 2019 by
Meet the 2019 recipients of the Order of Pegasus. UCF has named 22 students as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award. The 2019 recipients were selected from a pool of 77 nominations. The 2019 class includes eight LEAD Scholars, eight President’s Leadership Council members, three Student Government Association leaders, 14 […]

Nursing Dean Sole Appointed to National Commission

February 6, 2019 by
The American Nurses Credentialing Center has appointed Mary Lou Sole, dean at the UCF College of Nursing, to serve on the Commission on Magnet. Sole holds the seat representing academic nursing on the 12-person commission, which is a voluntary governing body that oversees the activities for the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program and makes the final […]


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