Student Profile - Mindy Klaproth
Mindy Klaproth, Nursing (Bachelor)UCF CocoaAfter serving in the Army as a nurse in Korea and Germany, Mindy Klaproth returned home to Melbourne, Florida with the determination to finish her bachelor’s degree. DirectConnect to UCF made the transition to UCF easier—and she could finish close to home. "UCF was a perfect fit. UCF had a great reputation and a campus close to Melbourne that was smaller and calmer than the Orlando campus." But Mindy hasn’t just served overseas. Her hands-on experience as a nurse has allowed her to learn more about nursing before she graduates. "When I have a patient thank me, it just makes me feel wonderful, like I’m doing what I should be doing."
Regional Campuses News
J. Jeffrey Jones, a vice chancellor at Indiana University South Bend, has been named UCF’s new vice provost for Regional Campuses, a network of 10 campuses that stretches from Daytona Beach to Palm Bay to Leesburg. Jones will begin his new job July 1, UCF Provost and Executive Vice President Tony G. Waldrop announced following [...]
Valencia College and University of Central Florida officials dedicated the newest building on Valencia’s Osceola Campus today — marking the expansion of UCF and Valencia’s partnership in the county. “This campus is less than half built,” said Valencia College President Sandy Shugart, adding that the Kissimmee campus will continue to expand. “We’re in chapter 5 [...]