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

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 […]

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 […]

Help for Nursing Students Facing Financial Crises

January 6, 2021 by
Private philanthropy is helping nursing students make it through COVID-related financial crises.   Next week, when the Spring 2021 semester begins, senior nursing student Josée Etienne will return to UCF to complete her clinicals, coursework and honors thesis. But for Etienne and several other nursing students, the semester almost didn’t happen.   Last year, at […]

Championing the Career Changers: Six Nursing Students Awarded National Scholarship

July 9, 2020 by
  UCF was one of the first 10 schools nationwide to receive funding from the Helene Fuld Health Trust, which is helping Second Degree BSN nursing students change careers to pursue their passion.    From a dolphin trainer to a marketing director, their prior careers are diverse. But now these six students have two things in common.   The undergraduate nursing students are returning to school […]

Nursing Awarded 2 Innovation Grants to Improve Student Learning

September 14, 2018 by
By UCF College of Nursing Two research projects using healthcare simulation have received $10,000 Program Innovation Awards from UCF for the What’s Next, Quality Enhancement Plan. The grants are awarded to projects that seek to improve student learning outcomes by making changes either to existing programs or by creating new programs. Acute Care A team led […]

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 […]

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 […]


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