‘Get to Know the Custodians’

'Get to Know the Custodians'

In 1996 I was fresh out of college living in Bay City, Mich., and about to begin my first year as a paid volleyball coach. As many people in my situation, I was scared to death about my lack of experience and my potential inability to shape the hearts and minds of 15- to 18-year-old-volleyball […]

  • LGBTQ+ Students Get Insight to Experiences in the Workplace

    On March, 24, UCF Career Services in partnership with LGBTQ+ Services hosted a panel of seven employers in the LGBTQ+ community to share their individual and professional experiences about how it is in the workplace. The panelists included Lockheed Martin, NASA, SunTrust, Wyndham, Equality Florida, MBA Orlando and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Students were able […]

  • New Study Shows Sweet 16 Teams Achieving Academic Success

    The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) has released a new study on the Graduation Success Rates and Academic Progress Rates of the teams in the NCAA Division I Women’s and Men’s Sweet 16. Richard Lapchick, Ph.D., the primary author of the study, […]

  • UCF Cheer Finishes Second at National Championship

    UPDATE: UCF’s cheerleading squad placed second at the College Cheerleading National Championships Sunday night. Despite a flawless performance they placed behind Alabama at the HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. This is the second consecutive year the squad has placed second nationally. Knightmoves dance team also competed in the Hip […]

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  • Flag Football Team Repeats as National Champion

    The UCF women’s flag football team left no doubt last weekend about which team reigns supreme at the NIRSA Championship Series National Flag Football Tournament hosted at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. UCF’s team “Check On It” used a fourth-quarter comeback to defeat Florida A&M University 7-6 to successfully defend last year’s national […]

  • Knights to Face NC State in Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl

    UCF has recently enjoyed memorable trips to Arizona and Ireland. For the 2014 postseason, fans will not have to travel far to support the Knights. UCF will take over the Bay Area once again for the 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl, where it will face NC State on Friday, Dec. 26, at 8 p.m. on […]

  • UCF Forum: 'So You're Telling Me There's a Chance.'

    “So you’re telling me there’s a chance.” I love movie lines. So many epic motivational themes about overcoming obstacles come from movies like “Braveheart,” “Rocky” and “Remember the Titans.” Admittedly my opening quote doesn’t come from any one of these award-winning cinematic masterpieces. It comes from the much-less-appreciated classic “Dumb and Dumber.” Yet “a chance” […]

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UCF50: Promised Land

UCF Celebrates its 50th Anniversary.