Rising in U.S. News Rankings, UCF Advances Florida’s Workforce Through High-quality Online Programs

Academics
January 24, 2023 by
UCF College of Nursing’s online graduate programs are among the nine UCF programs ranked in the top 10 nationally. Today, U.S. News & World Report again recognized the quality of UCF’s online degrees, ranking the university No. 8 in the nation for overall Best Online Bachelor’s Programs – including UCF College of Nursing’s online RN to BSN program. UCF […]

Recognizing the Fall Class of 2022 Knight Nurses

Academics
December 16, 2022 by
UCF’s newest nursing graduates will continue to impact the future of nursing as providers, educators, leaders and researchers. Today, UCF will award 221 nursing degrees from the baccalaureate to the doctorate. The newest cohort will “Charge On!” as Knight nurses, filling a great need to practice at the bedside and educate future generations. The Fall […]

A Trailblazing Ph.D. Student Marks First for UCF Nursing

Academics
December 14, 2022 by
Kimberly P. Emery Rathbun ’17BSN, UCF College of Nursing’s first BSN to Ph.D. graduate, is leading a younger generation of nurse scientists and innovating patient care through her research. When Kimberly P. Emery Rathbun ’17BSN walks across the stage at Addition Financial Arena on Friday to be officially hooded as “Dr. Emery,” she will mark a milestone in her career […]

UCF Awarded $5.7M in Federal Funding for HSI Initiatives Through 2027

Academics
October 28, 2022 by
Through two U.S. Department of Education grants, UCF will increase opportunities to support Hispanic/Latino/a/x student success across the university, with an intentional project dedicated to the nursing profession. Para la versión en Español, oprima aquí. UCF has been selected for two, five-year U.S. Department of Education (ED) Title V grants totaling $5.7 million to reduce […]

Bank of America Awards UCF $250K Grant to Increase Hispanic/Latina/o/x Representation in Healthcare

Academics
October 26, 2022 by
The Progresando Initiative empowers Hispanic/Latina/o/x adults to achieve economic and social mobility through high-impact careers. Para la versión en Español, oprima aquí. Bank of America has selected UCF as a preferred partner for a two-year $250,000 grant to support Hispanic/Latina/o/x students pursuing careers in healthcare through its Progresando Initiative. The initiative was created to help […]

UCF Welcomes New Nursing Department Chair and Faculty Members

Academics
August 22, 2022 by
Health informatics expert Azizeh K. Sowan joins the college as the Department Chair of Nursing Practice and is among 10 new faculty members for Fall 2022. In addition to welcoming new cohorts of students who will help address the nursing shortage, UCF’s College of Nursing is welcoming a new department chair and new faculty members […]

Celebrating New Knight Nurses: Meet the Summer Class of 2022

Academics
August 2, 2022 by
Nearly 300 nursing students will graduate this week from UCF, answering the call for more nurses and nurse leaders. Meet the newest cohort of Knight nurses. The Summer Class of 2022 celebrated the completion of their nursing degree at the College of Nursing’s professional recognition ceremony last night and will walk across the stage at […]

Student Spotlight: Junior Kaitlyn Yu

Academics
April 12, 2022 by
The Burnett Honors College scholar and Florida native, who shines in her studies and on stage, was selected to sing the national anthem at a national convention. Last week, Kaitlyn Yu sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” in front of hundreds of fellow nursing students, faculty and leaders from across the country at the National Student Nurses’ […]

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