UCF Seeks Personal Stories for United Way Campaign

UCF Seeks Personal Stories for United Way Campaign

UCF is reaching out to the community and asking for the stories of individuals who have been helped by the university’s Live United campaign and who are interested in sharing their story. October is Live United Month at UCF, and in preparation for the campaign, faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to submit personal narratives […]

UCF Earns $900,000 to Help K-12 Students Succeed in School

UCF has earned $900,000 in state funding to continue its efforts to help children in distressed communities succeed in school and attain a higher education. The Center for Community Schools and Child Welfare Innovation (https://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/communityschools), based at the College of Health and Public Affairs, will receive the funding in the new fiscal year to continue […]

College Marks Its Founding 25 Years Ago

Today the College of Health and Public Affairs begins a yearlong recognition of it first 25 years. It was 25 years ago, in the summer of 1990, that UCF merged the academic programs in its College of Health with academic programs from its College of Arts and Sciences to create a new college with a […]

My NBA All-Star Team of Social Conscience

I have been trying to use the sports platform and the power of sports to address serious social issues during my entire adult life. The NBA has always led the other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and it has been the most progressive with all of its policies […]