UCF Announces May 2018 Commencement Speakers

UCF Announces May 2018 Commencement Speakers

UCF has announced its six commencement speakers for this year’s six commencement ceremonies, which run May 3 through 5 at the CFE Arena. The speakers will address roughly 8,195 UCF students who are expected to graduate this semester, and President John C. Hitt will confer 6,824 bachelor’s, 1,219 master’s and 152 doctoral degrees. UCF has awarded […]

UCF to Celebrate Denim Day on April 25

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and April 25 is Denim Day. Denim Day started in Italy 19 years ago after a woman’s sexual assault case was overturned because the Supreme Court believed her tight jeans implied consent. Outraged by this decision, women in the Parliament wore jeans to show solidarity for the victim. […]

A Guide to Trees on the UCF Campus

The UCF campus will become home to 29 new trees on April 18, in observance of the university’s ninth annual Arbor Day, a holiday that encourages public tree planting and care. Over the past eight years, more than 130 trees have been added to the UCF campus in observance of the day. This year, 20 […]

How to Reduce Stress

You would never know it by listening to Karen Hofmann’s calm voice that April is one of the busiest times on her calendar. As the director of UCF’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), she is mentally in the shoes of other people all year. Her staff of 50 counselors and support staff will experience the […]

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Oviedo Chickens

Meet one local town’s fine feathered mascot. We’ll introduce you to the Oviedo chickens who are the subject of a new RICHES podcast created by a UCF grad student.