UCF, Osceola Regional Medical Center Residents Staff Presidential Inauguration

UCF, Osceola Regional Medical Center Residents Staff Presidential Inauguration

Emergency physicians in training from UCF’s College of Medicine will use their skills on a national stage this week as they staff the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. The doctors are completing their residencies in Emergency Medicine at Osceola Regional Medical Center. During the inauguration, three ER residents and two attending physicians from Osceola Regional will […]

Nursing Students Launch Give a Bear Campaign to Warm Hearts of Sick Children

This Valentine’s Day, students from the UCF College of Nursing will bring love in the form of a cuddly teddy bear to local hospitalized children with the help of alumni, friends and the community. The “Give a Bear, Warm a Heart” fundraiser enables the public to sponsor one – or an entire unit – of […]

High School Dropout to Medical Resident - Military Officer Ready To Give Back

A medical career was the furthest thing from Anthony Hawkins’ mind when he dropped out of high school at 16. But in May, Lieutenant Anthony Hawkins will graduate with his M.D. from the UCF College of Medicine and join Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA to complete his residency in emergency medicine, where he […]

A Dozen Moments From 2016 That Will Fill You With Knight Pride

At times, the past year has been a tough one. But at the University of Central Florida, we’ve got a lot to be proud of. From academic excellence to giving back to the community, here are a dozen moments from 2016 that will make any Knight’s heart swell with pride (in no particular order). Educating […]

Watch Video

More »

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.