UCF Economist Sees Sluggish U.S. Recovery, Trouble in China

UCF Economist Sees Sluggish U.S. Recovery, Trouble in China

The recovery of the U.S. economy will continue to be sluggish, at least in part because of the burden of heavy government regulation, UCF economist Sean Snaith says in a national economic forecast released Wednesday. Meanwhile, Snaith ponders whether China’s economy is “a pagoda of cards” that the nervous Chinese government is trying to prop […]

Business Visionary Seth Godin Coming to UCF for First Time

Marketer, entrepreneur, “ruckus-maker” and bestselling author Seth Godin will be the keynote speaker for “Welcome to the Majors,” sponsored by Wells Fargo. “Welcome to the Majors” is held at the beginning of every semester and introduces new business students to college culture. It also serves as the first day for Career Research & Planning (GEB […]

#UCFBusiness Office of Professional Development Delivers Big Success in its First Year

An improving economy and an emphasis on early job search activity are having a major impact on the immediate post-graduation experiences of students at the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness). Over the past 12 months, the number of students who are graduating and reporting they are employed or actively seeking work […]

John Gavin Strikes a Chord in #UCFBusiness Failure Competition

Music education major John Gavin became the first non-business student to win the UCF College of Business (#UCFBusiness) Failure Competition this month, earning $500 and a letter of recommendation from Dean Paul Jarley, Ph.D. Second and third place winners Jonathon Valin and Ida Santiago were awarded $300 and $200, respectively. This is the seventh semester […]

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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.