Q&A: Another Day in the Life of UCF’s Reflecting Pond

Q&A: Another Day in the Life of UCF's Reflecting Pond

UCF’s iconic Reflecting Pond, the site of Friday’s Homecoming Spirit Splash, was one of the first structures built on the campus. Construction of the pond was completed in 1967, a year before UCF classes began, and it has always been the hub of the constantly growing university. The 225,000-gallon pool is used as the photogenic […]

  • Homecoming Highlights: Fireworks, Football and Fun

    The University of Central Florida’s Homecoming week will come to light with its first ever fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Memory Mall. This year’s theme is “IGKNIGHT: Fuel Your Legacy.” Events will be held on campus for students and throughout the community for alumni. To accommodate Friday’s fireworks show, Garage […]

  • A Knight of Honor

    For the past 34 years, the UCF Alumni Association has been honoring Knights who “Reach for the Stars.” Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing the stories of this year’s recipients, who will be presented with their Knighty statues (as seen above) at the 2014 Black & Gold Gala on Thursday, Oct. 23. The […]

  • Competitive Grant Supports 23 Nurse Practitioner Students

    The UCF College of Nursing has received a competitive grant in the amount of $700,000 for two academic years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA). The college will receive $350,000 each academic year to support nurse practitioner students through the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) program. This competitive grant was created […]


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  • UCF Social Work to Help Lead, Showcase Research at National Meeting

    About 3,000 professionals engaged in social work education are expected at the Council of Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting Oct. 23-26 in Tampa. Among those preparing to attend are members of UCF’s School of Social Work, which is chairing the national event. “It’s a busy but very exciting time for us,” said Professor Bonnie […]

  • Research Administration Student Wins International Award for Abu Dhabi Partnership

    Winona Ward, a student in UCF’s online Master of Research Administration program, is in San Diego this week to receive the Society of Research Administrators International’s top award for international collaboration. The society’s 2014 Partnership Award for International and/or Inter-collegiate Collaboration recognizes Ward’s outstanding leadership in establishing a partnership with The Petroleum Institute in Abu […]

  • Casselberry First Responders Visit Med School To Better Serve Public

    About 40 Casselberry firefighter-paramedics attended medical school this week to get an inside look at human anatomy – training they said prepares them to do an even better job at saving lives in emergencies. The paramedics from Casselberry’s two fire stations spent four days in the UCF College of Medicine’s state-of-the-art Anatomy Lab and learned […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.