Conner Elected to Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing

Conner Elected to Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing

Norma Conner, associate dean for academic excellence and associate professor at the UCF College of Nursing, has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing (FNAP). Conner was recognized as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow for her academic achievements in nursing education and research as well as her leadership […]

UCF Alumni Association and Colleges Present 2015 Professional Achievement Awards

UCF’s alumni association and colleges honored 11 Knights with Professional Achievement Awards at the Black & Gold Gala on Oct. 22. This year’s celebration was the 35th year the alumni association has recognized alumni who “Reach for the Stars.” Professional Achievement Award winners are selected by each individual college and are given to alumni who are standouts in […]

Nursing Associate Professor Inducted into Prestigious Academy of Nursing Education

Linda Howe, an associate professor at the UCF College of Nursing was inducted as a fellow into the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education earlier this month during an awards banquet. Howe was among 28 other fellows and honorary fellows representing nursing schools and programs throughout the U.S. in the 2015 group of […]

Dr. Peter Delfyett: Accelerating UCF's National Reputation

Dr. Peter Delfyett has been elected Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) “for pioneering contributions to the understanding of the physics and implementation of ultrafast diode lasers.” Delfyett is the Trustee Chair and professor of Optics in the College of Optics and Photonics/CREOL at the University of Central Florida. He also holds appointments in the […]


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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.