Sole Reappointed as Dean of UCF’s College of Nursing

College & Campus News
July 10, 2020 by
  Mary Lou Sole has been reappointed as the dean of the College of Nursing. The decision by Michael D. Johnson, interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, extends the role of a UCF leader who has advanced student success, academic excellence and community engagement at the college since becoming dean in 2015.   […]

Nursing Dean Sole Appointed to National Commission

February 6, 2019 by
The American Nurses Credentialing Center has appointed Mary Lou Sole, dean at the UCF College of Nursing, to serve on the Commission on Magnet. Sole holds the seat representing academic nursing on the 12-person commission, which is a voluntary governing body that oversees the activities for the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program and makes the final […]

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. […]

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 […]

UCF Receives Grant to Expand Community Nursing in West Orange with Shepherd’s Hope

April 2, 2018 by
By UCF College of Nursing | April 2, 2018 A grant recently awarded from the West Orange Healthcare District will enhance the real-world education for UCF nursing students while aiding in the care of the growing number of uninsured patients at Shepherd’s Hope. A $62,000 grant will fund a new UCF Community Nursing Coalition, or community-focused service learning program […]

Nursing Receives Reaccreditation, Nationally Recognizing Quality of Programs

November 28, 2017 by
By College of Nursing | November 28, 2017 The UCF College of Nursing has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. CCNE accreditation is a peer review process that follows national standards to ensure the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate and […]

UCF Honors Luminary Leaders for Changing the World

Awards & Kudos
October 19, 2017 by
By Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | October 19, 2017 UCF recognized 45 faculty members Wednesday during the university’s inaugural Luminary Award presentations for making an impact on the world. The event, themed like Oscar night, honored those who are academic leaders in their field and are making contributions to the world that are having a significant […]

Celebrating 10 Years of PhD in Nursing Graduates

September 1, 2017 by
Countless Contributions to Nursing’s Future By UCF College of Nursing When the University of Central Florida College of Nursing received approval from the Florida Board of Governors to begin the state’s fifth doctoral program in nursing in spring 2003, it was considered key to solving the state’s shortage of nurses and nurse educators. At that time, it […]


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