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  • PBS Show to Feature UCF's Online Success

    UCF’s successful online and blended-learning programs will be the nationwide focus of an upcoming Tavis Smiley Show on PBS. An interview with Thomas Cavanagh, UCF’s associate vice president of distributed learning, was taped Monday in Los Angeles and is scheduled for broadcast at midnight Thursday on WUCF TV. Cavanagh discussed how UCF has leveraged the […]

  • UCF's Bersia Joins Global Ties National Board

    John C. Bersia, special assistant to the president for global perspectives at the University of Central Florida, has been elected to the national board of directors for Global Ties U.S. in Washington. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on international exchanges, Global Ties has endeavored to build lasting links among government, business and civil-society leaders for […]

  • Psychology Professor Selected as IEEE Fellow

    Peter Hancock, a UCF Psychology Pegasus Professor and University Trustee Chair, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow. His appointment, beginning January 2017, is in recognition of his contributions to adaptive human-systems engineering. Adaptive human-systems use direct information from on-line brain physiological monitoring. The systems adjust and adapt their operations to […]

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College of Engineering Senior Design Showcase

College of Engineering Senior Design Showcase

Seniors in the College of Engineering demonstrated their design projects at the Senior Design Showcase in the CFE Arena on Dec. 1.

Promos

  • PBS Show to Feature UCF's Online Success

    UCF’s successful online and blended-learning programs will be the nationwide focus of an upcoming Tavis Smiley Show on PBS. An interview with Thomas Cavanagh, UCF’s associate vice president of distributed learning, was taped Monday in Los Angeles and is scheduled for broadcast at midnight Thursday on WUCF TV. Cavanagh discussed how UCF has leveraged the […]

  • UCF's Bersia Joins Global Ties National Board

    John C. Bersia, special assistant to the president for global perspectives at the University of Central Florida, has been elected to the national board of directors for Global Ties U.S. in Washington. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on international exchanges, Global Ties has endeavored to build lasting links among government, business and civil-society leaders for […]

  • Psychology Professor Selected as IEEE Fellow

    Peter Hancock, a UCF Psychology Pegasus Professor and University Trustee Chair, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow. His appointment, beginning January 2017, is in recognition of his contributions to adaptive human-systems engineering. Adaptive human-systems use direct information from on-line brain physiological monitoring. The systems adjust and adapt their operations to […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.