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  • President Hitt to Deliver State of the University Address

    UCF President John C. Hitt will present his annual State of the University Address at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union. The university community is invited to hear him discuss UCF’s opportunities and challenges, along with his vision for the university’s future. The president’s address will be followed […]

  • New Book Analyzes Revolution that 'Changed Cuba and the World'

    Weaving together the historical, social and political influences that shaped Cuba since the middle of last century, UCF history professor Luis Martinez-Fernandez has released a narrative and interpretative history of the country’s revolution to the current transformations initiated by President Raúl Castro. “Revolutionary Cuba” examines the rebellion that started in 1952, the Soviet influence through […]

  • Welcome to 2014 Family Weekend at UCF

    The Pegasus Parent Program at the University of Central Florida will host the university’s annual Family Weekend September 19-21, 2014. The main events for the weekend include a Friday Knight Welcome, Office of Student Involvement Jazz Breakfast, UCF College Showcase, and the Bethune Cookman vs. Knights football game. A detailed schedule of events can be found […]

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  • Service-learning in Nicaragua through the Eyes (and Lens) of a Student

    In June 2014, seven UCF students spent nearly a month in Nicaragua for a service-learning trip offered by The Burnett Honors College. While there, they built a rainwater collection system and cistern at a remote mountain rehabilitation center with no other on-site water source and devised an oxygenation system for a fish farm that will […]

  • Toss Old, Unused Medicine at Drug Take-Back Event

    Get rid of expired or unused medication the right– and safe– way during UCF’s drug take-back event next week. UCF Police and UCF Health Services will partner to collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription or over-the-counter drugs as part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and safely dispose of unneeded medicine. […]

  • Get Outside the Box – and Go Outside!

    We live in a fast-paced society, driven by technology and air conditioners. What would be the motivation for someone to get outside their box and go outside? I have spent most of my life outdoors. I identify with nature; it is my home. But too many miss the opportunity to understand the value and relationship […]

  • Two Nurses Receive State Awards

    Two UCF College of Nursing faculty members, Drs. Jean Kijek and Linda Howe, were recognized Friday, Sept. 12, by the Florida Nurses Association (FNA). Kijek, a professor emerita, was honored with the FNA Hall of Fame Award for her enduring contributions to the nursing profession. Howe, an associate professor, received the Heather Scaglione Award for […]

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