• Ron Dowdy & Maria Triscari to be Inducted into Central Florida Hospitality Hall of Fame®

    The Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida will honor Ron Dowdy and Maria Triscari at The Pineapple Ball™ on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL. The event will be produced by Rosen College faculty, staff and students. Proceeds will benefit academic initiatives and scholarships. “Ron and […]

  • Application Deadline Extended for Intellectual Disabilities Program

    The application deadline for UCF’s new program for students with intellectual disabilities has been extended to May 13. “Students and families have been asking great questions, which we are using to help us develop the country’s premier program. We wanted to minimize any unnecessary hurdles for students so added extra time to complete the applications,” […]

  • UCFPD’s Zambri Graduates From FBI National Academy

    UCF Police Maj. David Zambri this spring traded in sunshine, the comforts of home, and his job overseeing the department’s administrative services in exchange for cold weather, a dorm room and intensive professional development. The tradeoff was worth it. After 10 weeks in Quantico, Va., Zambri left the FBI National Academy with invaluable training and […]

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  • President's Circle Donors Recognized

    Knightro was on hand May 1 to help recognize more than 120 members of the UCF Foundation’s President’s Circle during a reception just prior to the UCF-USF baseball game. The President’s Circle (including Katie,’04,’06, and Todd Korkosz,’04,’06, with baby Ava, pictured) consists of university donors who give between $1,000 and $25,000 in any given year […]

  • #BlackLivesMatter – So Keep the Conversation Going

    #BlackLivesMatter has become part of a symbolic movement with a powerful message. First tweeted on April 11, 2012, following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, #BlackLivesMatter began trending heavily during protests after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Three years later, it remains relevant. For me, the hashtag conjures up images of black […]

  • 17-year-old to Graduate from UCF, Start Software Job Right out of College

    Adrian Gilliam, 17, will graduate from UCF this week at an age before most students even start attending college. Then again, he’s always been ahead of the curve. When Gilliam was 4, he started homeschooling through Florida Virtual School, an online public school that allows students to learn at their own pace, and at 13 […]

  • GRAMMY-nominated Ed Sheeran Visits UCF for Behind-the-Mic Music Session

    Hundreds of students lined up outside the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center on Monday, May 4, for an intimate performance by GRAMMY-nominated artist Ed Sheeran. This special event was made possible thanks to Chegg’s #EdOnCampus social media contest, which UCF won in March, giving 300 lucky students an exclusive music class with the superstar, as well as […]

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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.