Why not encourage a team of altruistic UCF engineering students to use a 3-D printer to create a low-cost, highly functional prosthetic arm for a 6-year-old boy?
Why not combine UCF’s expertise in virtual reality with the latest psychological insights to help treat veterans struggling with PTSD?
Why not tap UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training to help develop a state-of-the-art simulation lab that allows College of Nursing students to gain essential skills in a safe yet realistic setting?
At UCF, where we’re educating the health care professionals of tomorrow, we know that creativity, flexibility and thinking beyond disciplinary boundaries are critically important skills — not only for treating individual patients, but for improving the health of our community as a whole.
Through the IGNITE Campaign, we’re seeking philanthropic partners who see in those “why not?” questions enticing possibilities for improving 21st century health care, whether through exciting new avenues of research, or fruitful cross-campus collaboration.