UCF Forum Opinion Series to begin 6th Year with New Columnists

UCF Forum Opinion Series to begin 6th Year with New Columnists

The UCF Forum opinion series on Wednesday will begin its sixth year of columnists sharing their commentary on social issues, ethics, life lessons, personal observations, world affairs and other topics. Nine columnists – faculty, staff and one student – will take turns offering their thoughts in the weekly series for the next 12 months. They […]

Connecting to the Natural World is Important to Our Personal Development

I have vivid memories from my childhood of traipsing through the woods near our house, a forest that had yet to be razed and developed, as it would be decades later. The pines and maples grew thick and laid down a soft bed of leaves to walk along. My friends and I would make up […]

Yes, You Can Do More Than 1 Thing at a Time Successfully

Growing up was a little hectic in my family’s household during the 1970s and 80s, but something I learned was that you can do more than one thing at a time and be good at all of them if you just apply yourself. Here’s my example – and if I learned from it, so can […]

I Hope This Week’s Graduates Acquired What I Did at College: Lifelong Friendships

What will this week’s UCF graduates take with them when then leave campus? Many will leave with a sense of accomplishment and a road map to success in the “real world.” Perhaps they leave with an appreciation for learning, knowing that commencement starts the next step in continuous lifelong learning. And perhaps they leave with […]