UCF Earns Commerce Grants to Grow Entrepreneurship in Region

UCF Earns Commerce Grants to Grow Entrepreneurship in Region

The University of Central Florida is getting about $750,000 in grant money to help grow the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Central Florida, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced today alongside U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and UCF President John C. Hitt. The secretary made the announcement during a press conference at UCF and praised the […]

  • V-Day Event Will Celebrate Women, Speak Out Against Violence

    The University of Central Florida will join the movement to end violence against women by hosting an award-winning play about female empowerment and individuality. The Vagina Monologues, presented by UCF Victim Services, will be performed and put on by students Saturday, March 28. Doors to the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union will open at […]

  • Florida's Economy Experiencing March Madness, Disney Style

    Florida is experiencing a different kind of March Madness – it’s called Frozen madness, and residents should be thankful. “Tourists are flocking to Florida, many of them wanting to build a snowman with Olaf or to sing ’Let it Go’ with Elsa, and that’s driving a good part of Florida’s economic upswing,” said Sean Snaith, […]

  • Students Selected for UCF's Highest Award

    Nineteen UCF students, a mix of undergraduate and graduate students, have been selected for UCF’s highest student honor. The Order of Pegasus recognizes exemplary performance by undergraduate students in the areas of academic achievement, outstanding university involvement, leadership and community service. Graduate students are selected separately based on academic achievement, professional or community service, leadership […]


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  • Empowering Students to Lead Out Loud

    The Lead Out Loud program offered through the LEAD Scholars Academy strives to “empower students to succeed, embrace diversity, strengthen life skills and encourage positional leadership in [Multicultural] students at UCF.” The 7th annual Lead Out Loud Summit intended to do just that. The event included sessions about working in student affairs, attending graduate school, […]

  • Transfer Students Explore their Future at UCF

    Transfer and Transition Services held the 3rd annual “SEE UCF” program. The program was hosted at UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center with 148 Valencia College students attendance. Students received a VIP look at key elements of UCF success such as academic colleges and Student Development and Enrollment Services Career Services, Office of Student Involvement, Knight Camp […]

  • Students in Recovery Can Find Refuge in New Group Forming March 25

    On the outside, my life looked perfect — but for more than 25 years I had been living a lie. I almost lost everything due to an addiction that I hid from everyone, including myself. I was driving all the people that loved me out of my life. With the help of my faith and […]

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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.