UCF’s Unclassified School Survival Guide

UCF’s Unclassified School Survival Guide

Student Government Association is facilitating UCF’s Unclassified School Survival Guide, an Add/Drop Workshop, on August 22 from 5-7 p.m. in the Student Union Egmont Key Ballroom, Room 224 to help students fully understand the terms and procedures on the academic calendar. A Q&A session will follow the presentations. Fall classes started and you realize you […]

Former Army Medic Takes On Med School

Tears rolled freely from Vicki Dorsett Hayes’ eyes as she watched her grandson, 34-year-old Ryan Sylvester, receive his white coat, marking the beginning of medical school journey. “It’s almost unbelievable. I’m getting emotional because … he has come a long way,” said the retired nurse who helped raised Sylvester. “But I didn’t have to say […]

Med School Welcomes Class of 2021

As young UCF scientists, Simeon Thibeaux and Kristen Hosang discovered how fats harm the heart and cause Alzheimer’s disease. On Monday, the couple took the next step in their medical journey together – receiving their white coats on the first day of medical school. Thibeaux and Hosang were among 120 first-year students recognized at the […]

Meet the Med School Class of 2021

A food blogger, a Greco-Roman wrestler and a former Air Force intelligence officer are among 120 future physicians who will begin their medical school journey August 7 at the UCF College of Medicine. The Class of 2021 is the medical school’s ninth class since the charter class enrolled in 2009. Students were selected from a […]

Watch Video

More »

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.