Philosophy Department

Highlights

WAC Hosted Schell Award Ceremony and the Faculty Fellows Program

April 2017

photoOn April 19, the UCF Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program, housed in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric, hosted the Schell Award ceremony and the showcase of the WAC Faculty Fellows Program. The Schell Award for Implementing Innovative Writing Instruction in the Disciplines is given annually to a UCF faculty members who has displayed excellence in and commitment to improving student learning through writing. The award was endowed by UCF VP and Chief of Staff Dr. Rick Schell, whom the WAC Program wishes to thank for his continued support. Below is the interview with this year’s winner of the Schell Award—professor of education Dr. Vicky Zygouris-Coe.

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Three College of Arts and Humanities Students to be Inducted into the Order of Pegasus

March 2017

Three College of Arts and Humanities students, Sabrina Jérôme, Christopher Clemente, and Lauren Gandy, will be inducted into the Class of 2017 Order of Pegasus—the university’s highest and most prestigious award—honoring outstanding student performance “in the areas of academic achievement, outstanding university involvement, leadership, and community service.”

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Philosophy Professor Published in Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy Journal

March 2017

photoDr. Luciana Garbayo has had her article, "Simulation as an Ethical Imperative and Epistemic Responsibility for the Implementation of Medical Guidelines in Health Care" published in the journal of Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy.

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Philosophy Professor Wins Research Incentive Award

March 2017

photoDr. Stephen Fiore, Professor of the Philosophy Department, has won a 2017 UCF Research Incentive Award. This award encourages faculty to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in their field, and also recognizes "faculty contributions to UCF's key goal of achieving international prominence in research and creative activities."

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