Lapchick to Receive Harvard Behavioral Health Award

Lapchick to Receive Harvard Behavioral Health Award

Richard Lapchick, director of UCF’s DeVos Sport Business Management program, will be honored Friday by Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Cancer Center with the Harvard Impact Global Health Catalyst Distinguished Leader Award for his work with cognitive and behavioral health in sports. Lapchick, a human-rights activist, proponent of racial equality and an internationally recognized […]

Synced + Social Wins First Rosen College Entrepreneurship Competition

Junior Judi Legler and her company Synced + Social took first place in the inaugural Rosen College Entrepreneurship Competition, sponsored by BlurtBox, on Wednesday, April 20. Seniors Shane Carman and John C. Swoboda Jr.  took second and third place, respectively. Participants competed for $10,000 in cash and prizes that can assist with startup costs and […]

UCF Team Designs 'Yelp' for Research

A team led by UCF doctoral graduate Sean McMahon, ’13, and management professor Shannon Taylor has built an online platform that lets users quickly and easily search tens of thousands of scientific findings for useful and actionable information. Think of it like Yelp for research. But instead of helping users locate the nearest 4-star taco […]

Mobile Learning Converges with Competency-Based Education in an Adaptive Environment, for all Students

Today’s student expects their learning experience to be as mobile-centric as they are. DreamDegree™ is a dynamic educational experience that serves up course content to students in their individual learning style, when they are ready and where they spend the most time – on their mobile devices. And technology developed at the Institute for Simulation […]

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A Graduation Story

More than 4,500 UCF students graduated during December 15-16 commencement ceremonies. The anticipated graduates include 3,712 who filed intents to receive bachelor’s degrees, 810 for master’s degrees, four for education specialist degrees and 65 for doctoral degrees. With this week’s graduations, UCF will have awarded more than 225,000 degrees since classes began in 1968.