UCF Honors Luminary Leaders for Changing the World

UCF Honors Luminary Leaders for Changing the World

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 impact. “Merriam-Webster defines a luminary as a person […]

Professor and Global Health Expert Inducted as Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Michele Upvall, professor at the UCF College of Nursing, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Upvall, who is one of 173 highly distinguished nurse leaders inducted in the 2017 class of fellows, was selected for her dedication to innovations in global health. The newly inducted fellows were honored during […]

Nursing Restructures to Reflect Broader Scope of Program and Profession

Effective this fall semester, the University of Central Florida College of Nursing is now organized by program focus instead of degree. The college, which educates the most newly licensed baccalaureate prepared nurses in the state, has changed its internal structure from undergraduate and graduate departments to the Department of Nursing Systems and Department of Nursing […]

Athletic Training, Nursing Participate in Joint Training Session

Students from the College of Nursing and the College of Health and Public Affairs came together for an interprofessional education (IPE) event in July. The one-day training taught the students about acute medicine, cervical spine restriction, management of concussions, management of the equipment-laden athlete with spinal injury and other medical related topics. Carlos Gual, an […]