Nursing Is a Family Affair for These 5 UCF Students

Alumni & Friends
May 6, 2024 by
In honor of Mother’s Day and Nurse’s Week, meet the second generation of UCF Knight nurses, and third generation of nurses, who were inspired by a mother’s calling to care for others. “My mom inspired me to pursue nursing,” says Linah Monize, a junior nursing student at UCF Orlando. “I grew up watching her further her education in […]

Insights from Independent Knight Nurse Practitioners

Alumni & Friends
November 15, 2022 by
In recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week, which seeks to increase awareness of the role of nurse practitioners and remove barriers that impede access to care, three UCF alumni share their nursing journey and lessons learned in establishing their own practice. There are more than 355,000 licensed nurse practitioners in the U.S. who provide more […]

UCF Nursing Grad Offers Accessible Mental Health Services

Alumni & Friends
May 19, 2022 by
Since graduating from UCF, Harry Carroll ’07 ’17BSN has worked as a firefighter, paramedic and emergency room trauma nurse. In March, he opened a psychiatry practice in Brevard County, where he lives with his wife Melissa and daughter Claire. UCF Alumni spoke with Carroll about his time at UCF, his journey from firefighting to nursing, and […]

UCF Names 2022’s 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

Alumni & Friends
February 21, 2022 by
UCF Alumni has announced its annual 30 Under 30 Award winners. “This year’s recipients are shining examples of what it means to keep charging on and never stop reaching for the stars,” says Heather Junod ’98, associate vice president of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving. Among this year’s honorees, who are scheduled to be recognized […]

UCF Alumni Announces 2021 Shining Knights Award Winners

Alumni & Friends
October 29, 2021 by
UCF Alumni announced its Shining Knights Award recipients for 2021 — 12 winners celebrated for their commitment to the university in the categories of Distinguished Alumni, Honorary Alumni, Young Alumni, Distinguished Student and the Champion’s Award. They will be honored in an invitation-only reception at the Celeste Hotel on Friday, Nov. 5 during UCF Homecoming […]

Honoring 40 Exemplary UCF Nursing Alumni

Alumni & Friends
May 17, 2021 by
This past Saturday at the UCF College of Nursing 40th Anniversary Virtual Gala, 40 outstanding Knight nurse alumni were honored for their contributions to the profession. Awardees are shining bright and reaching for the stars to positively impact the health of their communities as practitioners, leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers. Meet the Awardees

First Cohort Alumna Endows Nursing Scholarship for First-Generation Students

Alumni & Friends
March 16, 2021 by
  In the Spring 2021 issue of IMPACT: The Magazine of the UCF Foundation, Rosemary Notarantonio ’81 shares why she and her husband, Raymond, established the Notarantonio Endowed Nursing Scholarship to support high-achieving first-generation students. “I hope this scholarship provides the net for someone to take that leap into a brighter future,” she says. Read […]


  • Academics
  • Alumni & Friends
  • Awards & Kudos
  • Building at Lake Nona
  • College & Campus News
  • Community
  • COVID19
  • External News
  • Faculty & Staff News
  • Health & Wellness
  • Research
  • Simulation & Technology
  • Student Life
  • UCF Forum
  • Uncategorized
  • [ucf-news-feed title="UCF Today News" limit="6" topics="nursing"]