Knight’s Legacy Lives On

Knight's Legacy Lives On

Before her death, Kailyn Jones was on the path to becoming a second-generation UCF alumna. She wanted to help people, especially children, as a physical therapist someday. Although her own dream will tragically remain unrealized, two other students will have help achieving theirs thanks to a scholarship established in Jones’ name. “Kailyn was such a […]

Nursing Scholarship Recipients Express Gratitude to Donors

When Eliany Torrez Pon learned that her grandmother in Nicaragua had ovarian cancer, she and her family sent money to relatives in their home country to help. Pon contributed the $2,000 she had saved to pay for her spring semester tuition, knowing she would not able to pay for classes — as a DREAMer (Development, […]

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 […]

Graduate School Rankings Are In: UCF Has 22 Programs in Top 100

Twenty-two University of Central Florida graduate programs were ranked in the top 100 in their respective fields by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools of 2018 released Tuesday. For the first time all seven eligible programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science ranked among the best programs in the nation, according […]