Geek Squad Founder Revolutionized Tech Support with $200 and a Bicycle

Geek Squad Founder Revolutionized Tech Support with $200 and a Bicycle

New College of Business students will find out exactly how a guy with $200 in his pocket and a bicycle revolutionized the tech support world in the early 1990s. About 2,000 new students are expected at the CFE Arena on Friday, Aug. 26 to hear Geek Squad founder and former Best Buy CTO Robert Stephens. […]

Don’t Block My Ads! Just Improve the Advertising Experience

The American Marketing Association identified “interactive ad-blocking programs” for electronic devices, including cell phones, as one of the most important strategic issues for marketers in 2016. Advertising is a key component in the marketing mix of businesses, and the inability to reach users through advertising will change the marketing strategy of all businesses. This is […]

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 […]

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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.