UCF Heart Day: Hands-Only CPR, AED Training Wednesday

UCF Heart Day: Hands-Only CPR, AED Training Wednesday

In anticipation of World Heart Day, UCF Heart Day will provide free hands-only CPR instruction to the UCF community on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Twenty-minute hands-only CPR sessions will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Key West Ballroom of the Student Union (Room 218).  The sessions will also include instruction on the […]

US News Ranks UCF Among Nation's Most Innovative Universities

The University of Central Florida ranks among the nation’s most innovative universities along with Harvard, Stanford, Duke, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges of 2018 guide. UCF was listed as the No. 25 most innovative university out of nearly 1,400 universities and colleges in the nation. The ranking, determined based on […]

UCF Technology May Give Patients with Heart Disease Options

A credit-card sized device that provides an early warning system for people who have been diagnosed with heart failure is being developed at the University of Central Florida, which could mean better, less expensive options for patients with heart disease. The non-invasive device, which would be placed at the chest surface, uses sound technology to […]

UCF Wrestling Club Members Use the Week Away from School to Help Hurricane Victims

Earlier this week UCF President John C. Hitt talked about the compassion and character of university faculty, staff, administrators and students in the face of a crisis like Hurricane Irma. After Irma tore through Central Florida, the UCF Wrestling Club members put that empathetic spirit into action. Twenty members mobilized to help clean up the […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.