UCF Presidential Search Committee Selects 4 Finalists

UCF Presidential Search Committee Selects 4 Finalists

The University of Central Florida’s Presidential Search Committee today selected four finalists seeking to build on the university’s momentum as its fifth president. The finalists, in alphabetical order, are: Suresh Garimella, Ph.D., executive vice president for research and partnerships, Purdue University Mark Kennedy, MBA, president, University of North Dakota Dale Whittaker, Ph.D., provost and executive […]

More Convenient, More Affordable, Enhanced Online RN to BSN Program

From our backyard in Central Florida to across the globe in Zambia, RNs are returning to school to meet national demand and further their career thanks to the convenience and flexibility of online learning at UCF. In addition to a reputation for academic excellence and recognition by U.S. News & World Report as one of the […]

FAIRWINDS Credit Union to Donate $1.1 Million for Endowed Professorship

FAIRWINDS Credit Union will fund a new $1.1 million endowed professorship for a proposed UCF FinTech program, the first of its kind in the State University System. The gift to benefit financial-technology education, to be fulfilled over the next eight years, was announced Feb. 20 at the UCF College of Business Administration’s annual Hall of […]

Student Jazmyne Burroughs on Student Involvement and the Black Identity

Jazmyne Burroughs can often be found in the Multicultural Student Center’s office helping to plan and promote cultural events for UCF students. Her position as marketing co-director keeps her busy and allows her to interact with students from many different backgrounds. As a black student leader at UCF, she is making a difference by spreading […]

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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.