John Gavin Strikes a Chord in #UCFBusiness Failure Competition

John Gavin Strikes a Chord in #UCFBusiness Failure Competition

Music education major John Gavin became the first non-business student to win the UCF College of Business (#UCFBusiness) Failure Competition this month, earning $500 and a letter of recommendation from Dean Paul Jarley, Ph.D. Second and third place winners Jonathon Valin and Ida Santiago were awarded $300 and $200, respectively. This is the seventh semester […]

New Program Helps Children in Foster Care Prep for College

A small group of children in foster care are getting a sneak peak at college life thanks to a new partnership between Community Based Care of Central Florida and the University of Central Florida. The two organizations came together to open the First Star Central Florida Academy this month, which places 16 eighth-graders at UCF […]

UCF Student’s Charity Helps Families of Kids with Cancer

Ben Watson is like a lot of University of Central Florida students: He likes music, playing the guitar and camping with his friends, and he hasn’t quite figured out his major yet. But few Knights can say they’ve had as great an impact on as many lives. Just 19 years old, Watson has already founded […]

$2.2 Million to Help First-Generation Students at UCF

The University of Central Florida has earned $2.2 million in grants to help first-generation and at-risk students pursuing STEM and other fields succeed in college. The money from the U.S. Department of Education, which will be delivered during the next five years, will support PRIME STEM/Student Support Services. Half of the grant will help first-generation, […]