Med School’s “SP Dave” Wins Growing Bolder Award For Improving Community Health

Med School's “SP Dave” Wins Growing Bolder Award For Improving Community Health

A standardized patient who has helped educate medical students since UCF’s medical school opened in 2009 was honored December 6 for helping build a healthier community. David Shaheen, a retired NASA bookkeeper known at the medical school as “SP Dave,” received a “Boldy” award from Growing Bolder, an Orlando-based media group dedicated to inspiring people […]

Florida Organization of Nurse Executives Honors UCF Faculty

Two faculty members at the UCF College of Nursing were recently recognized by the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (FONE) for their contributions to the nursing profession. FONE, which promotes excellence in leadership to shape the future of health care in Florida, honored Diane R. Andrews, associate professor, with the 2017 Excellence in Nursing Education […]

Capstone Case Competition Team Sails Away with Top Prize

Attention to detail proved to be the winning formula for team Smooth Sailing Consulting at the Great Capstone Case Competition at UCF College of Business Administration on Friday. From an informed presentation that showed a strong understanding of the MasterCraft boating brand all the way to the brochure they created for their proposed “elite luxury […]

UCF Seeks Online, In-Person Feedback for Presidential Search

The president of the firm hired to assist with UCF’s presidential search said Monday that UCF’s momentum and constant pursuit of big projects will be an advantage in recruiting candidates. Strong candidates “want to be part of an institution with forward trajectory,” Laurie C. Wilder of Parker Executive Search told the search committee that will […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.