UCF Ranks in Top 20 of Public Universities for 2015 U.S. Patents

UCF Ranks in Top 20 of Public Universities for 2015 U.S. Patents

The University of Central Florida ranked 19th in the nation among public universities and 40th in the world for the number of U.S. patents it secured in 2015, according to a new listing by the National Academy of Inventors. UCF secured 50 utility patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2015, ranking just […]

Florida & Metro Forecast: State Economy Will Outpace U.S.

Spurred by rising job growth and home construction, Florida’s economy is expected to continue to grow at a faster pace than the national forecast for the next four years, according to the latest forecast from UCF economist Sean Snaith. “The fundamental underpinnings of the housing market in Florida continue to strengthen. Job growth in Florida […]

'Most Powerful' List Features Many With UCF Ties

Orlando magazine’s 2016 list of the region’s 50 most powerful people recognized several University of Central Florida leaders and alumni this week. The July edition of the magazine for the first time divides the 13th-annual list into categories, ranging from government and politics to philanthropy and community voices. In the EDUCATION category, the top spot […]

UCF Student Addresses Role of Women in Bringing About Societal Change

For Casey Margarite Field, leading the charge for female empowerment is one of her life’s passions. And it has taken her to far-flung places. The UCF student, seeking majors in both finance and economics, was invited to Xinzheng, China, in May to speak about her organization, the SCARF Society, a globally focused women’s mentorship network. […]

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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.