UCF Student Nurses’ Associations Shine at National Convention

Awards & Kudos
April 16, 2022 by
More than two dozen nursing students from the UCF Orlando and Daytona campuses participated in the National Student Nurses’ Association 70th Anniversary Convention in Salt Lake City. Earlier this month, 26 nursing students from the Traditional BSN and accelerated Second Degree BSN programs along with two faculty advisors flew across the country to represent the […]

Student Spotlight: Junior Kaitlyn Yu

Academics
April 12, 2022 by
The Burnett Honors College scholar and Florida native, who shines in her studies and on stage, was selected to sing the national anthem at a national convention. Last week, Kaitlyn Yu sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” in front of hundreds of fellow nursing students, faculty and leaders from across the country at the National Student Nurses’ […]

Nursing Senior Erin Tonkin Receives UCF’s Highest Student Honor

Academics
March 28, 2022 by
The student leader, scholarship recipient and first-generation college student is among 26 exemplary students to receive the 2022 Order of Pegasus, UCF’s most prestigious student award. Excellence. Disciplined. Integrity. Dedicated. Compassionate. These are just some of values and qualities used to describe senior nursing student Erin Tonkin. Tonkin is among 26 UCF students who will […]

Student Nurses’ Association at UCF Orlando Earns Top Honor for the Seventh Time – and More

Academics
February 9, 2022 by
From the prestigious Diamond Chapter Award to state board elections and scholarships, UCF nursing students have much to celebrate from the Florida Nursing Student Association annual convention. The Florida Nursing Student Association (FNSA) recently awarded the Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) at the University of Central Florida Orlando a 2022 Diamond Chapter Award – the highest […]

239 Nursing Degrees Awarded in Fall 2021

Academics
December 17, 2021 by
Graduates will help meet state and national demand for baccalaureate-educated nurses, nurse leaders and nursing faculty. Today, UCF awarded 239 nursing degrees and recognized the hard work and dedication of College of Nursing students who have achieved their educational dreams. There has never been a greater need for more Knight nurses to not only practice […]

NSM Today | Nursing students get critical care resolution passed

Academics
November 16, 2021 by
Unlike most of her peers, Vanessa Iturri found her calling for critical care nursing while living a world away from Central Florida. The senior nursing major and active-duty military student was stationed at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany at the time.  Iturri and fellow Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) members Elizabeth Brown, Savannah Duke […]

Student Nurses’ Association adapts meetings and outreach for pandemic success

College & Campus News
September 20, 2021 by
NSM Today reports on how the Student Nurses’ Association at UCF Orlando adapted to COVID-19 while maintaining its high-achieving nature. The chapter was nominated for the “Outstanding Adaptation to COVID-19” award at the 2021 RSO Impact Awards, an award show put on by Knights of the Round Table and Student Government. Kate Dorminy, the organization’s […]

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 […]

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