Partnership Horse-Therapy Center Receives International Stamp of Excellence

Partnership Horse-Therapy Center Receives International Stamp of Excellence

The Osceola Equestrian Therapy Center, a partnership with the UCF College of Medicine, Osceola County and the McCormick Research Institute, was recently named a premier accredited center by the leading credentialing organization for equine-therapy facilities. The recognition by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International, means the center demonstrates the highest industry standards and makes […]

UCF Alumni Announces 30 Under 30 Awards

UCF Alumni announced the recipients of its third annual 30 Under 30 Awards on Tuesday, with this year’s class including entrepreneurs, attorneys, security analysts, business professionals, education leaders, doctors, social media experts and others. “This year’s 30 Under 30 class is a bold group of young alumni who have made an impact from the early […]

UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Thursday

UCF’s preparations for potential emergency situations include regular tests of the communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public. Several of those UCF Alert communication tools will be tested Thursday, July 20. In preparation for Thursday’s Alert testing, students and faculty and staff members are encouraged to log […]

UCF Energy Researchers Receive $3.1 Million to Make Solar Affordable

The University of Central Florida recently was selected to receive two awards totaling $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative that is focused on making solar energy systems more efficient and affordable. The UCF projects led by researchers Kristopher Davis and Joe Walters of the university’s College of Engineering & Computer Science […]

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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.