Tag Archives: Ashley Portrey

5 Years and Counting

Dates can be tricky. There are some dates that stick with you during your entire life such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and memorable moments. You look forward to the celebrations that may transpire or to the little getaways that have … Continue reading

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JustAdvice: Navigating Patients through the Legal System

Last night, I had the opportunity to speak at the annual JustAdvice Year End Reception. JustAdvice is a program through the University of Maryland Law School (UMSOL) that seeks to provide legal services to lower middle class and working poor … Continue reading

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Community Ambassador’s Wanted!

Since I came to UCF a few months ago, I have gotten to be a part of some great events and have met amazing people. I say this all the time, but it’s true. I am truly fortunate to work with … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome

For the past couple of months, we have been talking with the Head of Oncology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) in Towson about getting our services into their hospital to benefit their young adult population. After many meetings, … Continue reading

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Destination AmeriCorps!

I shared before that I am currently doing a year of service with Volunteer Maryland which is a program based out of the Governors Office in Maryland. Can’t remember what Volunteer Maryland is? No worries, here is a little refresher. Volunteer … Continue reading

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UCF in NYC

Last week, I had the privilege to attend an amazing patient navigation training lead by the man who started the concept in the NYC neighborhood of Harlem, Dr. Harold P. Freeman. I had been looking forward to the training for a … Continue reading

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PEER MENTORING: HELP CHANGE LIVES!

Since I came to UCF a few months ago, I have gotten to be a part of some great events and have met amazing people. I say this all the time, but it’s true. I am truly fortunate to work … Continue reading

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Light One Little Candle

Last Tuesday, The University of Maryland Social Work Department and the Greenebaum Cancer Center became the 14th partner for the Light One Little Candle Foundation. The Light One Little Candle Foundation was created by Joelle Pauporte, a physician who was fighting breast … Continue reading

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Football Players Can Cook!

Back in November, the UCF partnered with Towson Football for an event called Towson Tackles Cancer.  A portion of the proceeds from the game were donated to UCF. To continue our partnership with Towson Football, I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Ringing the Bell

I have heard lots of great speeches in my lifetime, but very few have left me feeling honored to have witnessed them. Last Friday, I witnessed an amazing speech. The speech wasn’t from a senator, CEO, or famous athlete. It … Continue reading

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