Honoring 40 Noble Knight Nurses

Alumni & Friends
May 29, 2020 by
Official Celebration at 40th Anniversary Gala Rescheduled to May 2021   In celebration of the 40th anniversary, an academic year celebration that concluded this spring, the UCF College of Nursing is honoring 40 alumni who reflect its values of excellence, innovation, integrity, compassion, service and community. The official celebration of these honorees and the 40th […]

Assistant Professor Honored with Outstanding Researcher Award

Awards & Kudos
May 22, 2020 by
Assistant Professor Frank Guido-Sanz, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, has been honored by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties with a 2020 Outstanding Researcher Award. The award recognizes a nurse practitioner educator who has contributed to the knowledge development of nurse practitioner practice, education and policy through research. A board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology […]

Program Director Selected to Participate in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner National Certification Exam Field Test

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May 21, 2020 by
Associate Professor and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Program Director Christopher W. Blackwell has been selected to participate in a field test for the national AGACNP certification exam. Responses on field tests allow the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Content Expert Panels to select, revise and eliminate items for updated board certification exams. Blackwell is […]

Nursing Faculty Honored with 2019-2020 UCF Incentive Awards

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May 18, 2020 by
Four College of Nursing faculty were honored among the 2019-2020 recipients of the UCF Teaching, Research and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning incentive awards. The annual university awards recognize the contributions of faculty who deliver high-quality undergraduate and graduate educations; advance the body of knowledge in their field through research, scholarship and creative activity; and […]

Healthcare Simulation Expert Elected to International Board

Awards & Kudos
May 14, 2020 by
Associate Professor Mindi Anderson, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN, one of the world’s leading healthcare simulation experts, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). Anderson was elected to vice president of operations of INACSL, and officially will begin her […]

UCF Alumni’s 30 Under 30

Awards & Kudos
May 7, 2020 by
UCF honors the 2020 class of 30 exemplary Knights. Included in this year’s honorees are two College of Nursing alumni: Amanda Schultz ’17BSN and Blake Lynch (“Nurse Blake”) ’14BSN. Bold. Innovative. Excellent. Each year, UCF Alumni honors the best of what the university has to offer with its 30 Under 30 awards. These Knights are […]

Nursing Faculty and Student Honored with Founders’ Day Awards

Awards & Kudos
April 10, 2020 by
Six UCF College of Nursing faculty members and one nursing student were among the honorees at this year’s Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. The annual event, which was held virtually this year due to the coronavirus, celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of university faculty members, students and staff. In addition to Endowed Chair Dr. Gregory Welch […]

Gregory Welch Named 2020 Pegasus Professor

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April 1, 2020 by
Gregory Welch, PhD, the AdventHealth Endowed Chair in Healthcare Simulation at the UCF College of Nursing, has received the university’s highest faculty honor. “One of the reasons I was drawn to healthcare was I felt like it’s a place I could make an impact where I would feel especially good about helping people who help […]

UCF Once Again Among Top Nursing Programs in the Nation

March 7, 2020 by
New Reports Rank College for Excellence in Online, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs UCF is once again ranked among the top nursing programs in the U.S. for its online, undergraduate and graduate degree programs, according to three new reports. Best Online Programs For the seventh year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranks the […]


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