College of Nursing

Update on New Colleges and School Transition

Update on New Colleges and School Transition

UCF launched two new colleges and a new interdisciplinary school today that will enhance opportunities for academic excellence in the new Academic Health Sciences Center in Lake Nona and the UCF Downtown campus in Orlando. “These changes create a dynamic educational ecosystem that engages faculty, staff and students in the creation of integrative learning opportunities […]

Nursing Simulation Educator Honored with International Award

Mindi Anderson, an associate professor in the College of Nursing, has been honored with the Excellence in Academia Award from the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). The annual award recognizes educators who have demonstrated flexibility, creativity and innovation in simulation-based education that has achieved positive outcomes for students and faculty. Anderson […]

Endowed Chair Receives Prestigious International Award for Virtual Reality

Endowed Chair Gregory F. Welch, a computer scientist and engineer on faculty in the UCF College of Nursing, was recently honored with the 2018 IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award for his contributions to human motion tracking and mixed reality applications in medicine and training. Presented by the Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC) […]

Interprofessional Education in Health Care Benefits Students and Patients

It is becoming a more familiar scene in health care. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, and social workers are working as a team to care for patients in a free clinic. But this team is comprised of students from UCF – and it’s just one of many innovative interprofessional learning opportunities being offered to prepare students […]