UCF, Orlando City Soccer Club Give Brazilian Boy Bionic Arm

UCF, Orlando City Soccer Club Give Brazilian Boy Bionic Arm

Orlando City Soccer Club and the University of Central Florida partnered Friday to change the life of a 6-year-old boy forever. Paulo Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, traveled from Brazil to Orlando, courtesy of Orlando Health, where they met with UCF students who created a 3-D printed arm for the boy. Paulo […]

Lapchick: NBA Continues to Excel in Racial, Gender Hiring Practices

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) in the UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) has released the latest edition of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Racial and Gender Report Card, which covers the league’s diversity hiring for the 2014-2015 season. The report gave the NBA an A overall – A+ for racial […]

My NBA All-Star Team of Social Conscience

I have been trying to use the sports platform and the power of sports to address serious social issues during my entire adult life. The NBA has always led the other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and it has been the most progressive with all of its policies […]

AutoNation Cure Bowl Supports UCF Breast Cancer Research

December 19’s AutoNation Cure Bowl at the Orlando Citrus Bowl will not only be a college football celebration, it will support breast cancer research, including the work of College of Medicine Associate Professor Dr. Annette Khaled. On Tuesday, Florida Hospital announced its corporate sponsorship of the NCAA event that will benefit the Breast Cancer Research […]