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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating Excellence: Nursing Faculty and Student Honored at UCF Founders’ Day

Academics
April 8, 2021 by
Five College of Nursing faculty members and one undergraduate student were among the honorees at this year’s event, which recognizes outstanding academic achievements. On April 7, UCF celebrated the outstanding academic achievements of faculty members and students at the annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. Among the Founders’ Day Awards recipients recognized at this year’s virtual […]

UCF Ranked Among Nation’s Best Online Nursing Programs

Academics
January 26, 2021 by
Top 10 in Nursing Education and Top-ranked MSN in Florida     Once again U.S. News & World Report has ranked UCF among the best online programs in the nation for both undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees. In the 2021 Best Online Programs rankings, UCF is ranked No. 8 for Best Online Nursing Education Master’s programs, […]

UCF Celebrates 25 Years of Online Learning with Top-15 U.S. Ranking

Academics
January 26, 2021 by
U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked UCF among the Best Online Bachelor’s programs in the nation — this time, coming in at No. 14.     “Our high rankings are a testament to the terrific work of our talented faculty and instructional designers who produce engaging, high-quality courses that support our students’ success […]

Help for Nursing Students Facing Financial Crises

Academics
January 6, 2021 by
Private philanthropy is helping nursing students make it through COVID-related financial crises.   Next week, when the Spring 2021 semester begins, senior nursing student Josée Etienne will return to UCF to complete her clinicals, coursework and honors thesis. But for Etienne and several other nursing students, the semester almost didn’t happen.   Last year, at […]

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