Big Companies Honor UCF’s 3D Arm Team for Using Innovation, Tech Savvy to Make A Difference

Big Companies Honor UCF's 3D Arm Team for Using Innovation, Tech Savvy to Make A Difference

A team of University of Central Florida engineering students who made an inexpensive 3D arm for a 6-year-old boy this summer is being honored today at the STEAM Gala, a black-tie event sponsored by some of the biggest companies in the nation. The gala is the kickoff of STEAM Week, a series of entertaining and […]

  • How Does the UCF Creed Help You Build your Armor?

    The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Parent and Family Fund announced the start of the 2014 Creed Art Contest. Students can submit original 2-D or 3-D pieces of artwork that represent the UCF Creed Values of Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity or Excellence. This year’s theme: How does the UCF Creed help you […]

  • Homecoming Highlights: Fireworks, Football and Fun

    The University of Central Florida’s Homecoming week will come to light with its first ever fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Memory Mall. This year’s theme is “IGKNIGHT: Fuel Your Legacy.” Events will be held on campus for students and throughout the community for alumni. To accommodate Friday’s fireworks show, Garage […]

  • Casselberry First Responders Visit Med School To Better Serve Public

    About 40 Casselberry firefighter-paramedics attended medical school this week to get an inside look at human anatomy – training they said prepares them to do an even better job at saving lives in emergencies. The paramedics from Casselberry’s two fire stations spent four days in the UCF College of Medicine’s state-of-the-art Anatomy Lab and learned […]


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  • Osceola Partnership Could Fuel UCF Bid for $200 Million Photonics Institute

    In a move that would secure Florida’s role as a national leader in photonics manufacturing, the University of Central Florida is competing for $200 million in federal and private funds to house a national Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Institute for Manufacturing Innovation. President John C. Hitt announced UCF’s decision to go after the federal money at […]

  • UCF Police Sergeant Earns National Law Enforcement Leadership Award

    Whether you’re a police officer responding to the scary unknown or a defensive lineman working to contain the offense, Christopher Gavette is the type of guy you want on your team. The UCF Police Sergeant prioritizes being there for others, giving back to the community and serving as a role model. “Being a police officer […]

  • Empower High School Students to Think Big

    On September 27, over 110 Jefferson Awards student leaders from Central Florida attended the 8th annual Students in Action Leadership Conference held on the campus of Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs. The conference was designed and facilitated by students in the UCF LEAD Scholars Academy program. The LSA is a selective, two-year academic […]

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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.