BSN Graduate’s Research Inspires a New Generation

May 1, 2020 by
For her Honors Undergraduate Thesis, Chantelle Garcia Medina ’20BSN sought to make a lasting difference in the lives of underserved patients in Peru – by focusing on the health of the youngest generation. Her work will continue to make an impact after graduation. In 2019, Garcia was part of an interdisciplinary group of UCF students […]

22 Students to Receive UCF’s Highest Honor

February 18, 2019 by
Meet the 2019 recipients of the Order of Pegasus. UCF has named 22 students as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award. The 2019 recipients were selected from a pool of 77 nominations. The 2019 class includes eight LEAD Scholars, eight President’s Leadership Council members, three Student Government Association leaders, 14 […]

Nursing Students Get Hands-On Anatomy Training

December 4, 2018 by
Sophomore nursing student Desiree dos Anjos, was cautious but sure-handed as she inserted a tracheal tube into her patient’s throat. She had read about the procedure in textbooks and watched it done numerous times on video, but this was her first hands-on experience. “Look how small the esophagus is,” she says, examining her patient’s neck. […]

Global Health Team Cares For Hundreds Of Patients In Peru

Student Life
June 15, 2018 by
By UCF College of Medicine | June 15, 2018 An interprofessional healthcare team of 51 students, faculty and volunteers provided primary care and surgeries for more than 500 patients in a remote village of Peru this summer –  a 41 percent increase in the patients seen last year. The College of Medicine student group MedPACt […]

Fueling the Passion to Heal Pediatric Patients

April 25, 2018 by
UCF seniors named inaugural recipients of the new Alfred I. duPont Endowed Nursing Scholarship By UCF College of Nursing | April 25, 2018 Scholarship recipients Rebecca Bruce (left) and Caitlin Cox, with duPont’s John Lord Senior Rebecca Bruce of Deland knows that she can ease the pain of sick children and their families one bedside […]

Nursing Students Win Scholarships, Top Award at Service-Learning Showcase

April 15, 2018 by
By UCF College of Nursing Seven teams of students from the College of Nursing won scholarship awards for their poster presentations at the UCF Service-Learning Student Showcase held recently. At the annual event, hosted by Experiential Learning at UCF, students across the university present projects that bring value to the community and foster civic responsibility. “In nursing, we […]


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