$2.2 Million to Help First-Generation Students at UCF

$2.2 Million to Help First-Generation Students at UCF

The University of Central Florida has earned $2.2 million in grants to help first-generation and at-risk students pursuing STEM and other fields succeed in college. The money from the U.S. Department of Education, which will be delivered during the next five years, will support PRIME STEM/Student Support Services. Half of the grant will help first-generation, […]

Education Professor Helps Solve Mystery of Motivation

Through extensive research in the domains of psychology, education, neuroscience, business and athletics, UCF College of Education and Human Performance’s Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, Bobby Hoffman, has determined which motivational elements affect learning and performance. In his book Hoffman uses the engaging technique of describing the triumphs and setbacks of several well-known personalities he […]

Watch: UCF Prof Explains Why We Look at Gross Stuff

Ever wonder why you can’t help but rubberneck at a car crash as you’re driving by? UCF Assistant Professor Bridget Rubenking says it’s all about evolution. Rubenking, an assistant professor of radio and television at the University of Central Florida’s Nicholson School of Communication, was a featured guest on HuffPost Live with host Nancy Redd […]

UCF Leader Named To Army Science Board -- Provides Advice to Army Chief of Staff

The Army Science Board (ASB) has appointed Michael Macedonia, assistant vice president for the Office of Research and Commercialization at the University of Central Florida, to serve an initial three-year term. The ASB is a Federal Advisory Committee that advises and makes recommendations on matters of scientific and technological concern to the Secretary of the Army, […]