UCF’s Academic Health Sciences Center Receives $300K Gift

Alumni & Friends
July 12, 2021 by
The University of Central Florida’s Academic Health Sciences Center, which brings together the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Health Professions and Sciences, and Student Health Services, has received a gift of $300,000 from the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation to fund innovative projects and programs to improve community health. The donation is the first […]

Honoring 40 Exemplary UCF Nursing Alumni

Alumni & Friends
May 17, 2021 by
This past Saturday at the UCF College of Nursing 40th Anniversary Virtual Gala, 40 outstanding Knight nurse alumni were honored for their contributions to the profession. Awardees are shining bright and reaching for the stars to positively impact the health of their communities as practitioners, leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers. Meet the Awardees

First Cohort Alumna Endows Nursing Scholarship for First-Generation Students

Alumni & Friends
March 16, 2021 by
  In the Spring 2021 issue of IMPACT: The Magazine of the UCF Foundation, Rosemary Notarantonio ’81 shares why she and her husband, Raymond, established the Notarantonio Endowed Nursing Scholarship to support high-achieving first-generation students. “I hope this scholarship provides the net for someone to take that leap into a brighter future,” she says. Read […]

Serving the Underserved

Alumni & Friends
March 16, 2021 by
Leading nursing scholar assists rural nurse leaders through endowed scholarship In the Spring 2021 issue of IMPACT: The Magazine of the UCF Foundation, Nursing Endowed Chair and Professor Angeline Bushy shares why she established the Dr. Angeline and John R. Bushy Endowed Scholarship for PhD students in the College of Nursing who live in rural […]

UCF Names 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

Alumni & Friends
February 22, 2021 by
The 2021 class is scheduled to be honored in a celebratory event later this spring.     UCF Alumni has announced its annual 30 Under 30 Award winners. These accomplished graduates were chosen for their great professional success, commitment to helping others and track record of giving back to UCF and their local community. Among this […]

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 […]

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

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