Florida & Metro Forecast: ’Tis the Season for Continued Florida Growth

Florida & Metro Forecast: ’Tis the Season for Continued Florida Growth

Santa and his reindeer might have to dodge a few blue tarps on rooftops this Christmas Eve, but that shouldn’t dampen Florida’s holiday spirit as the state’s economic growth continues to outpace the national average, says University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith in his fourth quarter forecast. “Even Hurricane Irma, doing its best Grinch […]

Capstone Case Competition Team Sails Away with Top Prize

Attention to detail proved to be the winning formula for team Smooth Sailing Consulting at the Great Capstone Case Competition at UCF College of Business Administration on Friday. From an informed presentation that showed a strong understanding of the MasterCraft boating brand all the way to the brochure they created for their proposed “elite luxury […]

Snaith: Re-election Fears Will Drive Tax Reform Passage

The tax reform fuse is lit, but if it isn’t signed into law before the end of the year, University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith says, more than a few in the Republican-held Congress could be looking for work after the midterm elections. “Reelection is the motivation that I maintain will eventually lead to […]

Ravago Entrepreneurial Hub Opens at UCF's College of Business

Business Dean Paul Jarley joined Ravago Holdings America president and CEO Jim Duffy on Thursday to celebrate the dedication of the new Ravago Entrepreneurial Hub at UCF College of Business, where students can launch and grow their businesses. Ravago Holdings America is headquartered in Orlando and is a part of the Ravago group, a multinational […]

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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.