$10 Million Gift from Dr. Phillips Charities to Bolster New College of Nursing Building at Lake Nona

Building at Lake Nona
November 17, 2022 by
The building will be equipped with cutting-edge training and technology to combat the nursing shortage. Leaders from Dr. Phillips Charities and UCF announced a $10 million donation to support the College of Nursing’s new building, which will help UCF graduate more nurses and combat the nation’s critical nursing shortage while fostering more innovation and collaboration […]

Genius Foundation Awards $300,000 to UCF Interdisciplinary Health Research

Awards & Kudos
October 7, 2021 by
Eight interdisciplinary faculty research projects — on health topics including pain management, improving provider-patient communication, and intimate partner violence — have received about $300,000 in grant funding through a new partnership between the UCF Academic Health Sciences Center and the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation. The donation is the first major programmatic gift to the AHSC since it […]

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 […]

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. […]

Update on New Colleges and School Transition

July 2, 2018 by
The academic realignments of two new UCF colleges and an interdisciplinary school go into effect today. BY KRISTY MCALLISTER | JULY 2, 2018 CF launched two new colleges and a new interdisciplinary school today that will enhance opportunities for academic excellence in the new Academic Health Sciences Center in Lake Nona and the UCF Downtown campus in […]

Charting a Bold Future for Health Sciences

College & Campus News
July 2, 2018 by
By UCF College of Nursing College of Nursing Joins Interdisciplinary Center at Hub for Medical Innovation As part of its vision to reinvent 21st-century higher education, UCF is leveraging its strengths in healthcare to create an Academic Health Sciences Center on the 50-acre state-of-the-art UCF Health Sciences Campus at Lake Nona Medical City in Orlando. […]

UCF’s Academic Realignment Continues with New Names for Colleges, School

March 20, 2018 by
By Christine Dellert | March 20, 2018 Beginning in July, UCF will have two new colleges and a new interdisciplinary, inter-college school, bringing together programs in key areas where the university excels. The new colleges and school are part of an academic reorganization launched last year to position UCF as a leader in driving 21st-century health care […]


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