Florida Campus Compact Honors Political Science Major for Community Service

Florida Campus Compact Honors Political Science Major for Community Service

Political science major Alice Neira recently was chosen as one of three students in the state to receive the Student Excellence in Service Award presented by Florida Campus Compact. The award recognizes students for outstanding service to communities through service-learning and volunteerism.   Neira is pursuing her bachelor’s degree while earning a minor in education and a certification […]

  • UCF Delivers Tourism Oriented Policing Program in Aruba

    The economy of Aruba relies heavily on tourism, with approximately 1.5 million tourists contributing about $1.5 billion annually in tourism revenue – nearly 85 percent of Aruba’s gross domestic product. Aruba has a vested interest in maintaining both a welcoming and safe environment for tourists. However, maintaining this balance can be a challenge for law […]

  • Career Fair Connects Hospitality Students with Record Number of Employers

    UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management hosted 70 employers at the Fall 2014 Career & Experiential Learning Fair on Thursday, Oct. 23. A record number of organizations from the hospitality and tourism industry were on hand to discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities with students majoring in hospitality management, restaurant management and event management. “The […]

  • Spooky Knight 5K to Benefit UCF Live United Campaign

    Things may get a bit spooky on campus Oct. 30, thanks to the second annual Spooky Knight 5K. The event is a fundraiser for the UCF Live United campaign and is open to all students, faculty, staff and others in the community. Participants are encouraged to come in costume for the race. The event features […]


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  • UCF Police Chief Richard Beary to Lead International Chiefs Association

    With 37 years in law enforcement under his belt, it’s unusual for University of Central Florida Police Chief Richard Beary to experience firsts. But later this month, he’ll be front and center for a historical occasion: On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Beary will be sworn in as president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, […]

  • Dr. German Honored As Renaissance Woman In Medicine

    Dr. Deborah German, vice president for medical affairs and founding dean of the UCF College of Medicine, was honored October 22 as a Renaissance Woman in Medicine, receiving the national Alma Dea Morani M.D. Award from the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine. The award honors an outstanding woman physician or scientist who […]

  • Read for the Record Encourages Love of Reading for Pre-K Students

    Pre-kindergarten students throughout the country and around the world participated Tuesday morning in the 8th annual Read for the Record event, including hundreds of students right here in Central Florida. Read for the Record, one of the campaigns operated by JumpStart, aims to celebrate and encourage literacy from an early age, and to prepare students […]

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