Smith Joins UCF as New Chair of Legal Studies

Smith Joins UCF as New Chair of Legal Studies

Alisa Smith, a practicing attorney with a doctorate in criminology and nearly 20 years of teaching experience, is the new chair of the Department of Legal Studies in the College of Health and Public Affairs. “I am extraordinarily pleased to announce that Dr. Smith has joined the college’s leadership team,” said college Dean Michael Frumkin. […]

UCF's 1st Building to be Transformed into '21st Century Library'

UCF’s first building – now called the John C. Hitt Library – is about to undergo a complete transformation that will provide new amenities for students such as an automated book-retrieval system, additional open shelving for materials, 24-hour study rooms, and space for researchers to collaborate. The original library was built in 1967 and more […]

UCF Student Ideas Could One Day Make Their Way into Target Stores

From an app that offers instant home décor suggestions to a virtual reality kiosk designed to enhance customer purchase decisions, University of Central Florida business students’ innovative ideas just might find their way into a Target store near you in the future. Last week 11 student teams competed for $2,000 in cash prizes by pitching […]

UCF Gives Kids in Foster Care a Feel for College Life

The University of Central Florida is partnering with Community Based Care of Central Florida and First Star – a national nonprofit serving abused and neglected children – in hosting local foster children on campus in an effort to increase their educational opportunities. During the month of July, 12 students in grades 8-12 will live on […]