Cocoa Student Nurses’ Association Wins Two National Awards

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 Isiah 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 […]

UCF, Orlando Health Team up to Help Children Vroom Vroom

The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health are teaming up today to give some children with limited mobility a little bit of independence. Orlando Health is sponsoring a UCF Go Baby Go! event at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in downtown Orlando. UCF Go Baby Go! was established in 2015 as a chapter of the […]

UCF, Orlando Health Team up to Help Children Vroom Vroom

The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health are teaming up today to give some children with limited mobility a little bit of independence. Orlando Health is sponsoring a UCF Go Baby Go! event at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in downtown Orlando. UCF Go Baby Go! was established in 2015 as a chapter of the […]

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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.