• Historical Society of Central Florida Honors Hitt for Lifetime Achievements

    UCF President John C. Hitt was honored Thursday night with the John Young History Maker Award, presented annually by the Historical Society of Central Florida in recognition of lifetime achievements that have made an impact on the community. The award, named after Orlando’s hometown astronaut, is the society’s highest honor. Hitt became president of UCF […]

  • #UCFBusiness Careerfest Connects Students and Alumni

    Earlier this month, nearly 400 UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) students gathered at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center for Careerfest, a series of alumni speaker panels designed to give students insight into life after graduation. The 30 alumni panelists spoke on a variety of topics ranging from major-specific career opportunities to shattering the “glass ceiling.” […]

  • President's Partnership Reception Recognizes FAIRWINDS Credit Union and Others

    The President’s Partnership Reception, an annual event to honor the philanthropic support provided by UCF’s corporate partners, was held Wednesday evening at The Burnett House, the President’s Home on campus. Key donors to the university were recognized and a special partnership award was presented to FAIRWINDS Credit Union for their years of philanthropy, service and […]

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  • Rosen Life Honors Outstanding Student Organizations at First Involvement Banquet

    Rosen Life held its inaugural Involvement Banquet on Thursday, April 23 to celebrate the last year’s events and accomplishments, and recognize Registered Student Organizations for their impact on promoting and increasing student involvement on the Rosen College campus. Four RSOs were nominated to receive awards for the following categories: The Outstanding Service Project Award went […]

  • LEAD Scholars Work to Change a Vicious Cycle

    Amid the beauty and history of Charleston, South Carolina, a group of LEAD Scholars spent Spring Break working to change the vicious cycle of human trafficking. Nine students were chosen to attend the Alternative Break Program trip: Julie Deslauriers, David Dill, Clarence Emile, Casey Field, Meghan Ginn, Yejide Giwa, Amy Maitner, Karen Rodriguez and Maya […]

  • UCF Leader in Photonics, Makes Bid For Game Changing Grant

    Just like the industrial revolution and the information age transformed our society, the age of light promises to propel the nation into the next century of innovation. The University of Central Florida is a leader in this exciting field that studies light and all the things it can do from creating sensors that detect cancer […]

  • UCF Creates Virtual Forum for Florida and Missouri Students to Discuss Race, Policing

    UCF this week created a virtual forum for high school students from Orlando and Jennings and Ferguson, Mo., to talk about race, police practices and communities. Their conversation touched on the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., and the role students can play […]

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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.