Dr. Simms-Cendan Visits Ethiopia To Teach, Serve, Provide Care

Dr. Simms-Cendan Visits Ethiopia To Teach, Serve, Provide Care

Women in Ethiopia suffer some of the world’s worst indicators of reproductive health – on average a woman is married by age 17 and will give birth to five children in her lifetime, likely all at home. Only 6 percent of Ethiopian women use a skilled attendant during childbirth and only 10 percent have their […]

  • The UCF Creed Inspires Students

    The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities in conjunction with the UCF Parent and Family Fund hosted the Spring 2014 Creed Art Contest. Students from across campus were encouraged to submit original works of art that represented the UCF Creed values. Students submitted their original artwork and 1 grand-prize winner was selected by the Office […]

  • Students Achieve Excellence

    Of the thousands of students pursuing their graduate education at UCF each year, four students are selected from a group of nominees in each college as the university winners in the areas of Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, Excellence by a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Outstanding Master’s Thesis, and Outstanding Dissertation. Each award recipient is recognized […]

  • University Testing Center Receives National Recognition

    The University Testing Center received national recognition from the College Board as being one of the top 100 CLEP test centers in the county administering the most CLEP exams in 2012-2013.  This is the 9th consecutive year that UTC has been recognized with this outstanding honor. UTC is committed to the CLEP program and providing […]


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    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 […]

  • Up Close And Personal With Parasites, Blood Cells

    More than 40 eager 5th graders at Carillion Elementary in Oviedo got an eyeful of worms, blood diseases and parasites at a recent Super Scientist class led by UCF Biomedical associate professor Dr. William Self. Armed with microscopes from UCF, blood and fecal slide samples (all enclosed and non-infectious), students took turns examining the fascinating […]

  • 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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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.