April 2015

  • #UCFBusiness' Roy Reid Named PR Professional of the Year by FPRA Orlando

    2015-04-01 16:25:46

    Roy Reid, ’88, APR, CPRC, executive director of communications for the UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness), has been named PR Professional of the Year by the Orlando chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA). The PR Professional of the Year Award for Career Excellence is the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Orlando […]

  • UCF Celebrates the Best and Brightest During Founders' Day

    2015-04-01 14:12:32

    The best and brightest students, faculty and staff at the University of Central Florida were honored today during the University of Central Florida’s annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. Founders’ Day recognizes some of the outstanding achievements at UCF and is a time-honored tradition. Recipients ranged from an avatar-creating engineer to an expert in Western European […]

  • Pegasus Professors Honored at Founders' Day Celebration

    2015-04-01 14:07:27

    Five UCF faculty members today were presented the 2015 Pegasus Professor Award, the highest academic honor at the university. Pegasus Professors are chosen from senior members of the faculty who have been a professor at least five years and have achieved noteworthy research and/or creative activity of national and international impact. They are presented with […]

  • Stellar Researchers Recognized at Founders' Day

    2015-04-01 14:06:23

    The UCF community recognized eight early-career professors who have achieved noteworthy research or creative activities of national impact with Reach for the Stars Awards today. President John C. Hitt selects the winners based on the faculty members’ past four years of work. Recipients must be an assistant or associate professor and have attained significant research […]

  • UCF Students Shine During Founders' Day Celebration

    2015-04-01 14:03:27

    Exceptional students from each of UCF’s colleges were honored for their dedication to excellence in academics, leadership and community service during the annual Founders’ Day ceremony today. College of Arts and Humanities Irina Pidberejna is a visual arts and emerging media management major. She also holds Seat 4 on the Student Government Senate representing the […]

  • Faculty Honored for Their Excellence at Founders' Day

    2015-04-01 14:02:06

    Faculty members from each college were recognized for excellence in teaching, advising, research and other categories during UCF’s annual Founders’ Day ceremony. The University Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Alisha Janowsky, College of Sciences. Janowsky is assistant chair in the Psychology Department and director of the undergraduate program. She received her Ph.D. in social […]

  • Emeritus Faculty Honored During Founders' Day Celebration

    2015-04-01 14:00:01

    Six UCF faculty and staff members were granted emeritus status today during the annual Founders’ Day ceremony. The status is awarded to faculty and administrators who have worked at the university for at least five years. The title honors the contributions and distinction they achieved at the university, and grants them a lifetime link to […]

  • Advocating for Children is Everyone's Responsibility

    2015-04-01 09:05:49

    Florida drew national media attention in 2008 when 2-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony of Orlando was reported missing. In the months and years that followed, her mother, Casey, was charged and ultimately acquitted of Caylee’s murder. Along the way she became society’s public example of a bad mother. During the months leading up to and after […]