October 2016

  • 10 Knights Honored, People To Watch

    2016-10-27 08:32:05

    Ten UCF staff and alumni were named recently by Orlando Business Journal as among the area’s 40 top professionals under 40 years old. The annual list of those who have made significant achievements in their careers includes: Betsey Bell, executive director of the Foundation for Foster Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for children […]

  • Parking, Traffic Changes for Friday Campaign Event at CFE Arena

    2016-10-27 07:00:14

    Expect traffic, parking changes and road closures Friday due to a campaign event at the CFE Arena. The event is scheduled to start at 5 p.m., though crowds are anticipated to arrive at UCF much earlier. The event is being run by the campaign, but UCF is providing the below information to help event attendees […]

  • UCF Employees’ Spouses, Children Eligible for Tuition Waivers

    2016-10-27 06:00:40

    The spouses and dependents of thousands of University of Central Florida employees will be eligible for partial tuition waivers beginning this fall. UCF employees currently can waive the cost of six credit hours per semester for certain courses on a space-available basis. Under the new plan approved recently by the UCF Board of Trustees, eligible […]

  • Giving UCF Students the Edge, by Diving into Spanish-Speaking Media

    2016-10-27 05:00:02

    UCF is one of a handful of universities nationwide offering students a communication’s program that teaches them how to deliver news to both English and Spanish-speaking audiences. It’s not as simple as translating the news. To be effective, students need to know how to reach native and bilingual audiences.  That’s what led to Nicholson School […]

  • Halloween at UCF: Trail of Horror, Trick-or-Treating Tots and More

    2016-10-26 14:36:59

    To celebrate the ghoulish Halloween season, some departments at the University of Central Florida are hosting various community events leading up to Oct. 31. For outdoor lovers, the UCF Arboretum on Friday will host its second-annual Spooktacular. The overnight event will feature a Trail of Horror throughout the Arboretum’s nature paths and boardwalk, an outdoor […]

  • For First Sotloff Scholarship Recipient, Award Means More than Cash

    2016-10-26 09:11:33

    Shirley and Art Sotloff believe that their son, Steven, found his true calling while he was a student at UCF from 2002-04. It’s that connection that prompted them to help create a scholarship in his name when Steven was killed after being taken hostage as a freelance journalist by Islamic terrorist group ISIS in 2014. […]

  • Preparation is the Key to Facing Whatever May Come Your Way

    2016-10-26 09:00:12

    Professional football coach George Allen was famously quoted as saying: “Winning is the science of being totally prepared.” Allen was one of the most successful football coaches in the National Football League during the 1960s and ‘70s and his tenure included his Washington team making an appearance in the Super Bowl in 1973. He was […]

  • A Month of Honor, Remembrance for Veterans

    2016-10-26 08:20:26

    The University of Central Florida will honor veterans during November with a commemorative ceremony, career and resource fair, and other activities. UCF is ranked one of the best universities in the nation for veterans by offering support services along their journey toward graduation and has been ranked as “military friendly” by G.I. Jobs magazine. Events for the month: […]

  • UCFPD: Be Safe this Halloween

    2016-10-25 11:20:41

    As Halloween creeps up, the UCF Police Department reminds motorists and pedestrians to be extra careful on the roads this weekend. Officers from UCFPD and more than 10 local agencies will participate in a DUI enforcement wave from Friday, Oct. 28 through Monday, Oct. 31. The multijurisdictional detail will focus on drivers who appear to […]

  • Halloween Haunted Houses, Horror Nights Tap Into Our Primal Brains

    2016-10-24 13:10:20

    Most of us have never been chased down with a chainsaw, but a primal part of our brains loves the thrill of that horrific possibility. That’s one reason why haunted houses and their newer incarnations – horror nights – are an ever-popular and growing business, especially around Halloween. Consumers are expected to spend $8.4 billion […]

  • UCF's Blackstone LaunchPad Team Takes 2nd in Forbes Competition

    2016-10-24 12:00:25

    What started as a hobby and an idea to make some extra cash has turned into an award-winning product for UCF seniors and self-proclaimed sneakerheads Eric Delgado and Victoria Weiss. Delgado and Weiss’s Rope Lace Supply, which makes colorful, custom shoelaces for sneaker aficionados, recently took second place—and a $10,000 prize—at the 2016 Forbes Under […]

  • Snakes, Knightro and Yoga

    2016-10-24 11:02:49

    Snakes, Knightro and yoga — just a few of the  animals, mascots and activities one can enjoy during Faculty and Family Fun Sundays, a monthly fall get-together for the UCF faculty in the Arboretum Park. This free event was the idea of Linda Walters, director of the Center for Success of Women Faculty and a […]

  • UCF Creates 1st Interdisciplinary Dual Master’s Degree Program

    2016-10-24 09:50:57

    The University of Central Florida is gearing up to offer its first interdisciplinary dual master’s degree program for students interested in studying both public administration and criminal justice. Launching next spring, core classes from the 42-credit-hour master of public administration and the 36-credit-hour master of criminal justice degrees will be combined into a 51-credit-hour dual […]

  • UCF Wakeboarding Team Earns Another National Title

    2016-10-21 09:55:23

    Knights Wake, the UCF Wakeboarding team, recently won its third national championship in four years by defeating the USF Bulls at Quest ATX Cable Park in Austin, Texas. This is the third time this year the UCF Recreation and Wellness Center is celebrating a club team national championship. UCF has now won 14 club national […]

  • It’s On Us Week of Action: October 24 - 27

    2016-10-21 09:30:25

    The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services invites you to participate in It’s On Us Week of Action on October 24-27. It’s On Us is a national awareness-raising campaign that encourages everyone to play an active part in preventing interpersonal violence [#ITSONUS], which includes sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking and sexual harassment. We will […]

  • UCF Percussionist to Perform Soundtrack Based on SunRail Trip

    2016-10-20 11:36:14

    UCF music faculty member and percussionist Thad Anderson will present two free performances next week of Northbound, a travel soundtrack he composed based on a SunRail commuter train trip. The performances will be Oct. 27 on the UCF campus and Oct. 30 at the Timucua Arts White House in Orlando. Northbound uses processed audio from […]

  • UCF Engineering LEDs to Detect Gas Leaks on Spacecraft

    2016-10-20 00:02:21

    A UCF research group is working to pioneer the detection of dangerous gases and leaks on spacecraft using low-cost LEDs. Led by Engineering Assistant Professor Subith Vasu, his 17-member team is working closely with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation to prove the light-emitting diode technology is able to effectively […]

  • Paying it Forward -- Women in Chemistry

    2016-10-19 22:00:43

    UCF senior Lauren Gandy is studying to be a chemist. She hopes to someday work with the U.S. Department of Defense to protect the nation from biological and chemical attacks. It can be a lonely road when only 20 percent of all engineers are women and only 11 percent of women with engineering degrees actually […]

  • Knights Give Back to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Volunteer Service

    2016-10-19 21:00:14

    Knights Give Back, UCF’s annual day of volunteer service to the community, will celebrate a decade of commitment Saturday. Through the years, volunteers have provided about $600,000 in services to the community on the annual day to give back, said Iqra Bhatti, the student coordinator for this year’s event at about two dozen venues around […]

  • Try Leaving Your Comfort Zone — You Might Learn Something About Yourself

    2016-10-19 11:45:45

    I’m in Cape Town, South Africa, as I write this. I’ve been heading to South Africa about once a year or so for a while now, and before that I spent a fair bit of time in east Africa – Kenya, mostly, but also Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. In September, I was in Nigeria for […]

  • UCF to Begin Double Degree in Engineering-Biomedical Sciences for Pre-Med

    2016-10-19 11:00:28

    As medicine incorporates greater use of technology – in areas such as tissue engineering and 3-D printing – UCF will begin  a double-degree program in engineering and biomedical sciences in Fall 2017 that that will prepare outstanding, technically versed candidates for medical school. The new Medicine-Engineering Double Degree (MEDD) program is a partnership between the […]

  • Most of Health and Public Affairs I Reopening Wednesday

    2016-10-18 16:20:49

    Most of the Health and Public Affairs I building will reopen Wednesday, Oct. 19, and classes and operations will resume their normal schedules in the reopened parts of the building. Classes and Labs: All but a handful of the building’s classrooms and labs will reopen Wednesday. The remainder of the building’s classrooms and labs will […]

  • Rio Paralympics Inspires UCF’s 1st Intramural Leagues for Adaptive Sports

    2016-10-18 16:02:15

    A fire was ignited in Andrea Snead as she watched the 2016 Rio Paralympics. The Rio Olympic Games’ competitions in swimming, beach volleyball, cycling, diving and more were televised around the clock Aug. 5-21, but the Rio Paralympic Games Sept. 7-18 received little coverage. “A lot of people didn’t know it [the Paralympic Games] was […]

  • Architect to Discuss Orlando International Airport Project

    2016-10-18 15:20:36

    The UCF School of Visual Arts & Design will host a lecture by architect Curtis Fentress on Nov. 7 about his work on the current international addition to Orlando International Airport. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. in the Bridge Auditorium at UCF’s Center for Emerging Media. Reservations are encouraged. Fentress, the principal in […]

  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

    2016-10-18 11:30:22

    UCF is joining universities across the nation and recognizing National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week [NCAAW] by sponsoring programs and educational initiatives aimed at raising awareness of alcohol issues on campus. Scheduled events focus on encouraging alcohol safety and personal. NCAAW is held during the 3rd week of October each year, decisively a time when the […]

  • Knightmare on Greek Street

    2016-10-18 10:27:08

    For over 20 years, Greek Street has closed down once a year to host Trick or Treat on Greek Street (TOTOGS). Many children and family members will be donned in costumes as they walk from house to house on Greek Street. Theme: A Knightmare on Greek Street Date: October 23, 2016 Time: Noon-3 p.m. The […]

  • Faculty Training Will Provide Better Assistance to Veteran Students

    2016-10-18 10:12:08

    The Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC), in collaboration with the Orlando VA Medical Center, will be offering Student Veteran Allied Faculty Education (S.A.F.E.) training on: October 21 9 a.m. to noon Global UCF Building, Room 101 With over 1,400 student veterans attending UCF, there is a strong probability of interacting and assisting a vet in […]

  • Nursing Joins Elite National Collaboration for Gerontology Nursing Education and Research

    2016-10-18 06:05:26

    With a demonstrated commitment to the field of gerontology research and education, the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Nursing has become one of the newest members of the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE). The NHCGNE is an elite national collaboration between the Coordinating Center at the Gerontological Society of America […]

  • Gear Up for Halloween With Theatre UCF's Costume Sale

    2016-10-17 15:48:02

    Haven’t found that perfect Halloween costume yet? Check out Theatre UCF’s annual costume sale Friday, Oct. 21, to find what you need to create your new look. The department will offer a variety of costumes and accessories such as hats, shoes and other items that were created or purchased for past productions. Most items are […]

  • Two Federal Grants Awarded to Nursing

    2016-10-17 13:20:33

    Twenty-seven graduate students at the UCF College of Nursing will have less of a financial burden while pursuing their studies thanks to two competitive federal grants. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently awarded the college a $350,000 Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) […]

  • UCF Scientist Creates Most Efficient Quantum Cascade Laser Ever

    2016-10-17 10:08:17

    A team of UCF researchers has produced the most efficient quantum cascade laser ever designed – and done it in a way that makes the lasers easier to manufacture. Quantum cascade lasers, or QCLs, are tiny – smaller than a grain of rice – but they pack a punch. Compared to traditional lasers, QCLs offer […]

  • UCF-HCA Partnership Gets First Surgical Residency Program

    2016-10-17 09:00:04

    UCF’s College of Medicine and Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) North Florida Division have received approval to begin their eighth residency program – the first in general surgery – and will begin training physicians in July 2017 at Ocala Regional Medical Center. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)’s approval of the new surgical […]

  • Return Old Prescription Drugs-- No Questions Asked

    2016-10-15 10:36:49

    Members of the UCF community will be able to hand over their unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications with no questions asked Wednesday, Oct. 19. UCF’s 8th Drug Take Back event will take place in the Student Union Atrium from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. People can anonymously drop off pills, inhalers, ointments and even […]

  • Hurricane Matthew Impacts Threatened Sea Turtle Nests in Brevard

    2016-10-14 12:26:01

    As many as 200 loggerhead sea turtle nests and 550 green turtle nests were estimated to have been lost in central and southern Brevard County because of Hurricane Matthew. Each nesting season thousands of threatened sea turtles lay nests along Central Florida’s coast, particularly on the shores of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, one […]

  • Using Music to Share Cultures

    2016-10-14 11:49:20

    The UCF Flute Studio traveled to Guatemala for a week in March, where students visited schools, presented concerts, and experienced the culture. The group stayed at an elementary school in Guatemala City and traveled to neighboring towns to perform and sightsee. “We went to experience Hispanic culture, but also to bring music to another culture […]

  • RWC Inclusive Recreation Expo

    2016-10-14 11:40:37

    The  Recreation and Wellness Center continues its commitment to fulfilling one of UCF President John C. Hitt’s key goals of becoming a more inclusive and diverse university with its annual Inclusive Recreation Expo. Date: October 19 Time: 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Location: Recreation and Wellness Center Over the past five years, UCF Knights of all abilities […]

  • UCFPD Recognized at Local MADD Ceremony

    2016-10-14 10:53:11

    Officers from the UCF Police Department were recognized Thursday for their dedication to reducing the number of drunk and drugged drivers on Central Florida’s roads. Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, hosted its 30th annual Law Enforcement & Prosecutors Recognition Ceremony this week. Each year the ceremony honors the top DUI officers from local agencies, […]

  • Spirit Splash, Fireworks and Big Game Conclude Homecoming Week

    2016-10-13 14:00:46

    UCF Homecoming, a time for members of the UCF community to come together and take pride in their university, concludes this weekend with Spirit Splash, fireworks and the big football game against Temple, where the Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned. A reminder that UCF will host a Homecoming fireworks display on Memory Mall […]

  • Mexico’s Nature Inspires Professor to Preserve Florida’s Landscape

    2016-10-13 10:01:15

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, UCF Today will share some of our students’ and faculty members’ stories and how being Latino has shaped their lives. UCF conservation biology Professor Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio grew up with lush forests as his backyard playground. He remembers walking through Veracruz, Mexico, listening to the wind playing in the trees and […]

  • Former Al Jazeera News Host to Kick Off UCF Diversity Week with Keynote Speech

    2016-10-13 09:27:52

    The University of Central Florida’s annual Diversity Week will kick off Monday with a keynote speech from an author and news host whose 40-year career covered race, politics, health and other issues in America. Ray Suarez, a news host of the former Al Jazeera America television channel whose past experience includes National Public Radio and […]

  • UCF Is Among Healthiest Campuses in the Nation

    2016-10-13 06:35:07

    UCF was recently ranked as one of the nation’s 26 healthiest colleges. The school was lauded for its extensive athletic, recreational and nutritional options, according to an annual ranking by lifestyle website Greatist.com. Schools are nominated through social media, and those nominees are ranked based on data taken from Trojan’s Sexual Health Report Card, The […]

  • Even in a Crowd, Protest is a Personal Journey

    2016-10-12 11:33:46

    In the wake of some recent protests taking place all across the country, I am reminded of the very personal and public consequences that result from various reactions. By definition, protest means “a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something.” The personal choice to express this action or resistance to action is innate, […]

  • New FAFSA Rules Allow Earlier Application for Student Federal Aid

    2016-10-12 10:40:46

    Applications have opened three months earlier than previous years for students to be considered for state and federal financial aid, known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The application process, which can be found at https://fafsa.ed.gov/, opened Oct. 1 for the 2017-18 school year. FAFSA applications in Florida are due May 15; however, […]

  • UCF Expands Healthy Knights Programs

    2016-10-11 10:37:46

    Counseling and Psychology Services will deploy an array of advanced suicide-prevention and outreach services this month as part of the Healthy Knights 2020 initiative. HK2020 is a comprehensive set of health and wellness benchmarks that Student Development and Enrollment Services hopes to achieve throughout campus by 2020. It sets goals in categories such as nutrition […]

  • Update: UCF Credit Card Fraud Investigation

    2016-10-11 09:42:39

    Following multiple reports of credit card fraud occurring at independent vendor locations on the main campus, police and the university’s Security Incident Response Team have identified one owner whose restaurants had malware on the computer systems used to process sales. AD Food Services, which operates Asian Chao, Huey Magoo’s and the Corner Café in the […]

  • Basketball Tournament Honors Mother Who Died from Breast Cancer

    2016-10-10 23:29:33

    TJ Bullock lost his mother to breast cancer three years ago. He still misses her every day, and the anniversary of her death is always difficult. So this year, the UCF graduate student decided to create a basketball tournament to benefit cancer research and hopefully find a cure so other sons and daughters won’t have […]

  • Feinstein at UCF School of Performing Arts

    2016-10-10 13:51:26

    Award-winning performer Michael Feinstein takes his seat behind the Steinway Piano and accompanies Kyle Laing, a student in UCF’s musical theatre program, on Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Love Look Away,” while an audience of Laing’s peers and professors listens intently. The performance, part of a larger master class session led by Feinstein and part of the […]

  • New Provost Forums Explore UCF’s Future

    2016-10-10 11:40:35

    Beginning this semester, a new series of forums hosted by Provost Dale Whittaker will explore the new Collective Impact Strategic Plan and key issues in higher education as they relate to UCF’s future. While geared toward faculty and staff, the forums are open to the campus community. In addition to hosting featured speakers from across […]

  • New Agricultural Research Center Debuts at UCF

    2016-10-10 11:12:03

    A newly established UCF agricultural center with the goal of combating crop disease and feeding the world’s growing population debuted last week with an inaugural symposium. The two-day conference of the MISA Center of Excellence – which stands for Materials Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture – brought together dozens of representatives from the University of Central Florida […]

  • UCF’s Lapchick Joined Pope Francis at Vatican Conference on Sport, Humanity

    2016-10-10 10:05:33

    Richard Lapchick, a UCF eminent scholar and endowed chair known internationally as the “racial conscience of sport,” was among the 150 global delegates invited to join Pope Francis last week for the Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference. According to the Vatican, “the goal of the conference is to create a place where thought […]

  • UCF Student Makes Most of Parent Sacrifice

    2016-10-10 09:46:41

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, UCF Today will share some of our students’ and faculty members’ stories and how being Latino has shaped their lives. For Alex Chavez, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, his family was instrumental in helping him focus on his career. His parents sacrificed their jobs in Peru as an accountant and […]

  • Hurricane Matthew: Classes Resume Monday, Except at UCF Daytona Beach

    2016-10-07 17:01:53

    All on-campus residence halls are open following sheltering due to Hurricane Matthew, and classes will resume Monday at most UCF campuses. The Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Health Sciences Campus at Lake Nona, and Center for Emerging Media in downtown Orlando follow the main campus’ schedule. UCF regional campus locations will follow the decisions made […]

  • Our Future Water Supply Needs Your Help Now

    2016-10-05 09:00:56

    Not too long ago I floated on rivers for a living. As a wilderness educator and whitewater river guide, I plied rafts through torrents of whitewater and along miles of placid riverscape. I drank from them, carefully decanting the layers of sediment collected over hundreds of miles.  I slept on sandbars that stretched for hundreds […]

  • Love Affair with Moon Continues at UCF with Date Night on Oct. 8

    2016-10-04 08:00:58

    This event has been cancelled because of Hurricane Matthew. The moon was the first stop for mankind on its quest to explore the galaxy. And while newer missions poise us toward Mars and beyond, there’s still an ongoing love affair with the moon. It’s an affair celebrated around the world each year with the International […]

  • UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Wednesday

    2016-10-03 18:01:33

    This Wednesday UCF will perform a test of its communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public in the case of an emergency. During an actual emergency, the UCF website, www.ucf.edu, is the best place to find the latest updates. The main UCF website will test its emergency […]

  • Students: We Need Your Input

    2016-10-03 12:05:01

    The College Living Survey is an annual assessment conducted by the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services, Department of Housing and Residence Life. The survey is for all UCF students living on campus and off campus. The survey will ask a series of questions related to living arrangements and usage of campus resources. The […]

  • A Cuban Heritage Serves to Inspire Fight for Women’s Rights

    2016-10-03 12:00:55

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, UCF Today will share some of our students’ and faculty members’ stories and how being Latino has shaped their lives. Professor MC Santana, UCF’s director of Women and Gender Studies, was spirited away from Cuba when she was only one-year-old. It was 1965, six years after the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro […]

  • Friday Football: Campus Schedules, Parking and Clear Bags

    2016-10-03 11:00:08

    UPDATE: The UCF-Tulane game has been postponed until Nov. 5 at a time to be determined. Tickets for the game will be valid on that date. UCF is closed Thursday, Oct. 6,  and Friday, Oct. 7. UCF will host Tulane University at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in a football game that will be nationally […]

  • President Hitt, Vice Presidents to Host Open Forum for Students

    2016-10-03 10:39:36

    An open forum for UCF students to discuss their campus ideas, concerns and experiences will be hosted Thursday, Oct. 6, by President John C. Hitt in the Student Union. Acting Provost Elizabeth Dooley and vice presidents Maribeth Ehasz, Grant Heston, Dan Holsenbeck and Bill Merck also will be at the meeting from 11:30 a.m. to […]

  • Global UCF Announces New Managing Director

    2016-10-03 10:06:10

    The University of Central Florida appointed Lisa Beeson as the new managing director for the Global UCF program for international students. Beeson will manage all operations at Global UCF and continue its efforts to provide exemplary services to international students and ensure their success at the university. Global UCF is the hub of programs the […]

  • IP Network Partners With UCF College of Medicine To Improve Quality And Affordability Of Care

    2016-10-03 10:02:41

    Integrated Independent Physicians Network, LLC (the IP Network), an organization of more than 1,100 independent physicians and other healthcare providers in Central Florida, has signed a letter of intent to partner with the UCF College of Medicine to improve patient care by sharing resources such as Health IT, clinical best practices and collaborative research efforts. […]

  • UCF Joins 700 Institutions with Admissions App

    2016-10-03 08:51:27

    “The tool will help us reach more students and streamline admissions process.” High school students applying to the University of Central Florida can now do so using an easier, faster tool called The Common App. The online tool allows students to apply to more than 700 colleges and universities using a single application. “The Common Application […]

  • Florida & Metro Forecast: Could Chicken Little Be Right This Time?

    2016-10-03 08:00:13

    Chicken Little and his single acorn do not a recession make, says University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith, but when acorns are raining from the sky, a recession may well be on the horizon for the United States. Among the acorn indicators Snaith references are the ones aimed directly at Florida’s economy–the Zika crisis, […]

  • Voter Registration Rally on October 5

    2016-10-03 07:28:15

    Come out and join the Voter Registration Rally on October 5 at noon to 2 p.m. on the Student Union West Patio. The goal of the rally is to encourage students to register to vote for the November 8, 2016 Election Day. Your vote matters. Students will be affected by local, federal and state policies. […]

  • Healthy Knights Expo – October 5

    2016-10-02 09:13:16

    The 10th annual Healthy Knights Expo, will be held on Wednesday, October 5 in the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The expo, a Healthy Knights 2020 initiative, is a collaboration between Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services, Wellness and Health Promotion Services, Recreation and Wellness Center, UCF Cares and several other […]

  • UCFPD Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Cruiser

    2016-10-01 08:41:57

    The UCF Police Department is going pink for October in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each day this month, UCFPD will feature a photo of members of the UCF and local communities with the department’s pink cruiser. Members of the public are invited to take photos with the car and share them on […]

  • Light Up the Night to Honor Victims of Domestic Abuse

    2016-10-01 08:29:20

    UCF Victim Services will host Light Up the Night Monday, Oct. 3, to honor the lives of victims of domestic abuse. Light Up the Night will start in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union at 6 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, is held annually to “break the silence and end […]