Hits Will Keep Coming for Florida, UCF Economist Predicts

Hits Will Keep Coming for Florida, UCF Economist Predicts

Florida’s economy continues to improve with numbers that outshine the nation as a whole, a rise that University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith likens to that of the boy band One Direction. Housing prices are up, payroll is up and real gross state product will continue to climb, Snaith says in his quarterly forecast […]

O'Dang! ABC's Shark Tank to Feature Business Student's Hummus Company on Friday

The UCF student-run hummus company with the wacky name, tasty recipes, healthy ingredients and disruptive spirit is about to make a big splash in Shark-infested waters. O’Dang Hummus, led by UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) student Jesse Wolfe, will be featured on the Friday, October 2nd episode of ABC’s hit entrepreneurial reality show, Shark […]

Will Millennials Fill the Expected Flood of Open Sales Positions?

The aging of the sales workforce is expected to create a glut of open sales positions in the next five years. The recession resulted in many sales jobs being held open and it created a gap between experienced sales people and the rest of the sales force. New sales people just weren’t being hired to […]

#UCFBusiness Professor Uses Technology to Engage Students on Cybersecurity Issues

The breaches of Ashley Madison and Target customer databases in recent months have made cybersecurity a highly relevant topic. UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) Lecturer Steven Hornik, Ph.D., is using a creative technological approach to keep his students engaged and thinking about this important issue. Over the past year, he worked with graduate students […]

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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.