Lapchick to Receive Harvard Behavioral Health Award

Lapchick to Receive Harvard Behavioral Health Award

Richard Lapchick, director of UCF’s DeVos Sport Business Management program, will be honored Friday by Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Cancer Center with the Harvard Impact Global Health Catalyst Distinguished Leader Award for his work with cognitive and behavioral health in sports. Lapchick, a human-rights activist, proponent of racial equality and an internationally recognized […]

Racial, Gender Report Card Issued for Major League Baseball

The 2016 Major League Baseball Racial and Gender Report Card released today shows a slight increase in racial-hiring practices and a small decrease in gender hiring. The report, prepared by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport based at UCF, gave the league an overall grade of B, the same as 2015. MLB earned […]

Pegasus Palooza Theme to be Revealed

Mark your calendars for the inaugural Pegasus Palooza theme reveal: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:30 p.m. Student Union Atrium Pegasus Palooza is the annual Welcome Week held during the first week of fall classes. This year marks the first time Palooza programming will be extended into the first few weeks of the semester. The executive […]

Katherine Torres, an Everyday Hero

Heroes make a difference, stand out and do whatever it takes. Those are all qualities that define the Recreation and Wellness Center’s Inclusive Recreation lead, Katherine Torres. Central Florida News 13 (CFN-13) honored Torres with an invitation to its annual Everyday Heroes awards luncheon on March 24. Torres, a senior Health Services Administration major from […]