After a full year in partnership, Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute and Full Sail University reflect on joint impact on the community
WINTER PARK, Fla. – March 16, 2022 – Full Sail University is honored to celebrate 1-year in partnership with Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute, which includes the naming rights to the university’s 11,200+ sq ft esports arena, the Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress.
Throughout the first year of the multi-year partnership, the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute and Full Sail University teams have collaborated on several initiatives that positively impacted both organizations and the Greater Orlando region.
“Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute is led by physicians and customized for athletes. We treat athletes of all abilities and from all backgrounds. We recognize the power and value that esports brings to the sports community. We have enjoyed working with Full Sail University and look forward to our opportunities for growth and development in the future,” stated Jackie Hayter, Senior Director Sports Partnerships at Orlando Health.
Since the inception of the multi-year partnership, there have been scholarships awarded, community engagement initiatives launched, as well as regional and national events hosted in the Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress.
- Scholarships – During Q4 of 2021, the partnership allowed for a total of $50,000 in scholarship funds to be awarded through the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute Esports Scholarship. The scholarship fund provided four scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $15,000. The scholarship recipients represented the four tiers of the Full Sail Armada community – leadership, gameplay, shout casting, and community.
- Community Engagement – Several community engagement events transpired through the partnership including an on campus vaccine event. Additionally, Orlando Health and Full Sail University joined forces to bring awareness against the isolation faced by people with intellectual disabilities at the Race for Inclusion event in October 2021.
- Regional and National Events – The Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortressalso hosted many events including: Growing BolderX, numerous Full Sail Armada events, Orlando Chamber of Commerce OPTIC, Jump Off: Madden 22 Finals, in addition to numerous live and streaming events.
“Orlando Health has been an incredible partner to work alongside this past year,” stated Josh Mora, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships at Full Sail University. “We look forward to all the many opportunities this partnership continues to bring our students, faculty, staff, community, and the Orlando Health family.”
To learn more about the partnership, click here.
About Orlando Health:
Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.6 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States.
Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for its pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,100-bed system includes 16 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. Nearly 3,400 individual physicians, representing more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. In FY21, Orlando Health served nearly 160,000 inpatients and nearly 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at https://www.orlandohealth.com/, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.
About Full Sail University
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment media and emerging technologies. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received accolades throughout its over 40-year history, including most recently being featured on the 2021 “Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World” list by Variety Magazine, named a 2021 “Top Graduate & Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, and previously recognized as the “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. Full Sail University is a graduate and undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, Sports, and Technology. With over 83,565+ graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition including OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Video Game Award honors.