Business Incubator Helps Propel Nursing Business to Millionaire Club

Business Incubator Helps Propel Nursing Business to Millionaire Club

Nurses can run successful businesses with a heart. Really. Long-time friends with UCF ties launched Nurses First Solutions in 2014 and with a little help from the UCF Incubator program have seen their company grow from three employees to 12 and revenue climb from $300,000 to $6 million. The say their keys to success have […]

Nursing Simulation Expert Receives International Award for Excellence

Simulation expert and assistant professor at the University of Central Florida College of Nursing Desiree Díaz has been honored with the Excellence in Academia Award from the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). The annual award is given to an educator who demonstrates excellence in simulation teaching and learning through flexibility, creativity […]

Cocoa Student Nurses’ Association Wins Two National Awards

The Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) chapter at UCF’s Cocoa campus was recently recognized for its achievements at the National Student Nurses’ Association’s (NSNA) Convention in Dallas, Texas. They earned two awards, gaining their chapter national recognition for the first time. The first award was presented to Whitney Miranda, SNA president, and Isaiah Moser for their […]

Nursing Professor Receives National Educator Award

Christopher Blackwell, an associate professor at the University of Central Florida’s College of Nursing, has been awarded the 2017 Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Educator Award by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). Blackwell, who was nominated by current and previous colleagues, was recognized for his significant contributions to the advancement of nurse practitioners through […]