Alumni Spotlight: Megan Licata, ’08

Alumni Spotlight: Megan Licata, '08

Thanks to her introduction to marketing communications and “unbelievable” internship experiences at UCF, Megan Licata, ’08, finds herself stranded on an island — on purpose! As communications manager for the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Megan oversees, creates and implements all marketing communications for the luxury hotel brand, from its website and onsite collateral, to local and […]

  • 'Guide to Green Colleges' Lists UCF

    UCF maintained its standing this year as one of the 330 most environmentally responsible colleges in the nation, according to The Princeton Review’s annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” The 2014 list was released this week just ahead of April 22 Earth Day in partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building […]

  • UCF to Collect Expired, Unwanted Drugs April 24

    Got drugs? If your answer is “Yes,” UCF wants them. But the university won’t ask any more questions about them. UCF Police and UCF Health Services will partner to collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs as part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and safely dispose of unneeded medicine. UCF’s […]

  • To Mind Your Health, Minimize Your Stress

    The University of Central Florida’s Marriage and Family Research Institute and theDepartment of Health in Orange County are partnering to promote Stress Awareness Month and the link between chronic stress and chronic disease. UCF’s MRFI and DOH-Orange will host a free communication workshop called, “The Fair Fight,” Wednesday, April 23, from noon to 1 p.m. […]


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  • Dr. Gibson Named ELAM Fellow

    Dr. Jane Gibson, a founding professor of pathology at the UCF College of Medicine, has been named a 2014-2015 fellow of the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Gibson is one of 54 in this year’s class at ELAM, which prepares senior women […]

  • UCF to Hold Free Outdoor Event for Children with Disabilities on April 19

    UCF’s physical therapy program will host a free event to encourage physical activity in children with a developmental disability. The program will sponsor “Let’s Ignite! Building Better Bodies” on April 19, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at UCF’s Memory Mall, across from the CFE Arena. Children must be 5 to 18 years old and […]

  • Oluwafunlola Falade Places First at the Joust

    Oluwafunlola Falade took home $10,000 cash and $55,000 in essential business services as the winner of this year’s Joust Business Plan Competition organized by the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at UCF on April 11. The Joust, held at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, is UCF’s premier entrepreneurship event in which students from […]

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Research at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences

The four main areas of research at the UCF College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences are featured.