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

Join the Experts for Healthcare Simulation Week

College & Campus News
September 9, 2021 by
Learn about the latest research and best practices in this rapidly developing discipline at an interdisciplinary Facebook Live event with Johns Hopkins University, daily SIM talks, a new hologram technology demonstration, and more. Healthcare simulation is important to improving the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of patient care and outcomes. To increase awareness of the profession, […]

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 Names New Department and Endowed Chair in Nursing

College & Campus News
July 19, 2021 by
Welcomes renowned mental health nursing expert Dr. Mona Shattell Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been named the new chair for the Department of Nursing Systems and the Hugh F. and Jeannette G. McKean Endowed Chair in the UCF College of Nursing. As department chair, Shattell will oversee and manage undergraduate and graduate nursing degree […]

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 […]

Pandemic Inspires Surge of Interest in UCF Nursing Degree

Academics
May 6, 2021 by
COVID-19 has shed light on the work of nurses and other frontline healthcare workers, and has inspired a surge of people to consider the profession for themselves – including students Jesika Van Welie and Morgan Ruggiero. The UCF College of Nursing has seen that effect firsthand, with an unprecedented amount of applications this year. For […]

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 […]

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