July 2015

  • Love, Laughter Define Theatre UCF's 2015-16 Season

    2015-07-06 15:57:18

    Theatre UCF focuses its 2015-16 season on love and laughter. This is the first season planned by artistic director Earl D. Weaver and it includes three musicals, six plays, and participation in the second annual UCF Celebrates the Arts festival. “This year’s programming is a mixture of classic and contemporary plays and musicals that offer […]

  • UCF Seeks Personal Stories for United Way Campaign

    2015-07-02 14:08:16

    UCF is reaching out to the community and asking for the stories of individuals who have been helped by the university’s Live United campaign and who are interested in sharing their story. October is Live United Month at UCF, and in preparation for the campaign, faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to submit personal narratives […]

  • UCF Earns $900,000 to Help K-12 Students Succeed in School

    2015-07-02 11:05:40

    UCF has earned $900,000 in state funding to continue its efforts to help children in distressed communities succeed in school and attain a higher education. The Center for Community Schools and Child Welfare Innovation (https://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/communityschools), based at the College of Health and Public Affairs, will receive the funding in the new fiscal year to continue […]

  • College Marks Its Founding 25 Years Ago

    2015-07-01 13:11:53

    Today the College of Health and Public Affairs begins a yearlong recognition of it first 25 years. It was 25 years ago, in the summer of 1990, that UCF merged the academic programs in its College of Health with academic programs from its College of Arts and Sciences to create a new college with a […]

  • My NBA All-Star Team of Social Conscience

    2015-07-01 10:43:44

    I have been trying to use the sports platform and the power of sports to address serious social issues during my entire adult life. The NBA has always led the other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and it has been the most progressive with all of its policies […]

  • Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

    2015-07-01 10:25:38

    This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her arrival in Orlando from her native Brazil at age 15. She treasures the freedom she’s found in America, including freedom of speech. For Mello, that carries greater meaning than it […]

  • #UCFBusiness Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting Nationally Ranked

    2015-07-01 09:49:48

    The UCF College of Business Administration’s (#UCFBusiness) Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Accounting programs were ranked among the top 50 in the nation by Accounting.com. The list examined accounting programs at private and public colleges and universities in the U.S. “We are very pleased to see that our undergraduate and […]