UCF Recognized by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges’ Rankings

Awards & Kudos
September 15, 2021 by
The University of Central Florida is one of America’s most innovative schools and a rising leader in social mobility, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges Rankings. UCF also was named prominently in several national categories, including No. 86 for Best Colleges for Veterans and No. 96 for Best Undergraduate Nursing Programs. Read More

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 […]

UCF Expert is First Recipient of International Award for Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity in Simulation

Awards & Kudos
June 22, 2021 by
The International Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning honored nursing Associate Professor Desiree A. Díaz as a visionary and inspiring nurse leader. Leading healthcare simulation expert Desiree A. Díaz, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN, has been honored with the inaugural Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity Excellence Award from the International Association for Clinical Simulation and […]

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

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 […]

Six Nursing Faculty are Among Those Promoted Across the University

Awards & Kudos
April 27, 2021 by
After going through a rigorous evaluation process, 138 UCF faculty have been promoted and 45 have been awarded tenure for the 2020-2021 cycle – six are members of the College of Nursing faculty. Congratulations to these outstanding faculty members: Associate Professor Jacqueline LaManna ’13PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES* Associate Professor Ladda Thiamwong PhD, RN* […]

Healthcare Organization Honors Simulation Expert in College of Nursing

Awards & Kudos
April 16, 2021 by
Syretta Spears, assistant director of the UCF Simulation, Technology, Innovation and Modeling (STIM) Center in the College of Nursing, is among the world’s first 25 professionals to receive the advanced certified healthcare simulation operations specialist (CHSOS-A) designation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. In addition, in other related news, the College of Nursing’s Healthcare […]

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 […]

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