UCF Grad Surprises Mother with Doctoral Degree

Academics
August 6, 2020 by
Inspired to fulfill her mother’s dream, Loida Guillén Strong ’20DNP pursued a doctorate in nursing without telling her until she earned her diploma this summer.   Read More on UCF Today   More on this heartwarming story: Telemundo   Univision Watch on Univision     Orlando Sentinel Central Florida 100: Beverly Seay, chair, UCF Board of Trustees […]

Record Number of Nursing Doctoral Graduates in Summer Class of 2020

Academics
July 29, 2020 by
Reflecting growing national demand for nurse practitioners and nursing faculty, UCF College of Nursing will graduate the most total Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and PhD students in its history this weekend.   It’s a fact. Nurses with the highest level of degree are in high demand. Nursing, like many other healthcare professions, is moving […]

Gaining Global Health Education from Home

Academics
July 28, 2020 by
While the pandemic canceled study abroad trips this spring, global health education continued for UCF nursing students thanks to innovative instructors.     Under the guidance of interpreters and two faculty members, a group of 10 undergraduate nursing students practiced how to provide pre-, intra- and post-operative care to medically underserved patients in rural Peru. It is what the students would have […]

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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