Andrews Elected to National Board for Advancing Nursing Education and Research

Andrews Elected to National Board for Advancing Nursing Education and Research

Diane Andrews, an associate professor at the UCF College of Nursing, has been elected to serve as secretary and bylaws chair of CGEAN. Formerly known as the Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing, the national organization today has more than 200 members and an expanded focus dedicated to advancing leadership education and research […]

Nursing Faculty to Serve the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Three nursing faculty members have been selected to serve in leadership roles at the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency ensuring quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education and residency programs. Michele Upvall, PhD, RN, CNE, was elected to serve as Chair of the CCNE Nominating Committee for 2017. She […]

Nursing Lecture Discusses Health Care Reform

The University of Central Florida College of Nursing kicked off the spring semester last night with an evening lecture discussing the role of nursing leaders as the nation implements health care reform. Peggy Reiley, senior vice president and chief clinical officer for Scottsdale Healthcare (Arizona), shared her knowledge and expertise, and discussed the implications of […]

Nursing Lecture Looks at Impact of Electronic Health Records

The University of Central Florida College of Nursing kicked off the fall semester with an evening lecture on how to better use electronic health records to improve health care. Sharon McLane, chief nursing informatics officer and director of clinical transformation at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, shared her knowledge and expertise on the subject, and discussed […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.