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  • UCF College of Business Celebrates the Success of the Great Capstone Case Competition

    Team “U Can Finish” won the UCF College of Business Administration’s Great Capstone Case Competition, sponsored by CVS Caremark. The competition is a part of the college’s Capstone course and is designed to help business students strengthen their analytic, communication, presentation and teamwork skills beyond the classroom by developing strategic recommendations for real-world business issues. […]

  • 'Not Anymore' to Help Students Prevent, Respond to Sexual Assaults

    With crimes such as sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence on the rise nationally, it’s especially important for college students to know how to prevent and respond to those threats. Education is the best defense in many cases, which is why for the past three years the University of Central Florida has required new students […]

  • Rosen College Students to Travel the Knight Away with Hospitality Professionals

    Local professionals from Central Florida’s hospitality industry will gather at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida on July 24 for Travel the Knight Away, an annual networking and appreciation event. Current event management students will host the event for members of Rosen College’s advisory boards to recognize and honor […]

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More » Orlando Magic CEO, Alex Martins, ’01

Orlando Magic CEO, Alex Martins, '01

On the court, the Orlando Magic has won five division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010), had seven 50-plus win seasons, and won the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of […]

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  • 'Bionic Arm' Captivates Nation; Blueprints Now Online

    Six-year-old Alex Pring beamed while riding his bike Saturday. Thanks to his new “bionic arm” designed by a team of UCF students and alumni, he could grip both handlebars and keep his balance. Minutes earlier, Alex and his mom, Alyson, sat at the kitchen table at their home near Clermont talking with ABC World News […]

  • UCF Student Awarded for Finding Success in Failure

    Poor vision crushed Alex Eatmon’s dreams of advancing in ROTC, but the experience taught him an important lesson: Always have a backup plan. Eatmon, who spent two years in the University of Florida’s ROTC program, dropped his goal of second lieutenant to pursue a business degree at the University of Central Florida. His reflection on […]

  • Fulfilling a 6-Year-Old's Dream: UCF Students Design and Build Him an Arm

    The thing Alex Pring hated most about kindergarten wasn’t learning to cut, paste or count. It was answering the same question everyone asks when they meet the 6-year-old. “What happened to your arm?” Alex is missing his right arm from just above his elbow, and it’s the one thing he doesn’t like talking about. “I […]

  • UCF Economist: How Florida Got Its Groove Back

    If Florida’s economic recovery was a romantic comedy, it could be called “How Florida Got Her Groove Back,” according to University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith. In his 2nd Quarter Florida Economic Forecast, Snaith notes that after enduring a recession that was longer and deeper than the national economy’s, Florida has surpassed the national […]

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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.