• Leadercast Conference Returns to UCF May 8

    With televised headliners Rudy Giuliani, Navy Seal Cmdr. Rorke Denver, and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, this year’s annual Leadercast conference will be held May 8. The live broadcast from Atlanta will be hosted locally for viewing by UCF’s Human Resources office at the Live Oak Center on the main campus. Last year, more than 130,000 […]

  • ‘The Seven Dwarves’ #UCFBusiness Cornerstone Team Are Difference-Makers for Wetherbee Elementary School Students

    The #UCFBusiness Cornerstone program comes to an end this semester and was celebrated with its last ever Cornerstone Social Entrepreneurship Competition in April. The team that won the 2015 competition was “The Seven Dwarves”, raising more than $10,000 of monetary and in-kind donations for Junior Achievement at Wetherbee Elementary School. Team members Melissa Wise, Asim […]

  • #UCFBusiness’ Geoffrey K. Turnbull Recognized for Contribution to Real Estate Scholarship

    Geoffrey K. Turnbull, Ph.D., received the 2015 David Ricardo Medal from the American Real Estate Society (ARES). The Ricardo Medal is one of the highest recognitions for scholarly work in the real estate discipline. It recognizes a “person who has created a significant body of published research in academic and refereed professional journals, spanning at […]

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  • UCF Graduation Stories: 250,000 Alumni, Mom-Daughter Pair, More

    UCF’s 250,000th graduate will cross the stage on Saturday morning, May 9, during one of six commencement ceremonies this week at the CFE Arena. More than 7,500 students are expected to graduate May 7 to 9. Below are stories of interest that media are invited to cover, along with the details for each ceremony. 250,000th […]

  • The Clout of Babe Ruth's 1st Homer is Still Felt 100 Years Later

    One hundred years ago, Babe Ruth strode to the plate and cracked his first major league home run on May 5, 1915. Twenty years later he would hit No. 714, a milestone that would stand for generations. Over the course of two decades, George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. transformed America’s national pastime from a game of […]

  • Nursing Professor Providing Care to Uninsured, Inspiration to Students

    Dr. Angela Ritten, clinical assistant professor and a graduate program coordinator at the UCF College of Nursing, has been honored as the 2015 Outstanding Volunteer Practitioner of the Year by Shepherd’s Hope. Each year Shepherd’s Hope recognizes four of its nearly 1,800 volunteers with the Dr. Ruth McKeefery Award, named in honor of the organization’s […]

  • Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute Offers Learning Programs for Down Syndrome Students and Families

    The Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute at the University of Central Florida offers a wide range of educational and outreach programs for exceptional students, their teachers, and their families in the central Florida region, and one such program is wrapping up its pilot year on May 2nd. The Down Syndrome Learning Program, coordinated by TJEEI scholar Jennifer Holbrook and […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.