UCF Designated a “Voter Friendly Campus”

UCF Designated a "Voter Friendly Campus"

The Voter Friendly Campus initiative announced this week that UCF has been designated a “Voter Friendly Campus.” Led by nonpartisan organizations, Campus Vote Project and National Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, Haley Winston, assistant director for Office of Student Involvement, led UCF in the charge to join the inaugural class and receive this designation. The […]

Women Veterans Honored with Display

The Veteran’s Academic Resource Center is showcasing women veterans during Women’s History Month through April 10. With donated items and the assistance of VARC peer mentors, the center is showcasing notable women veterans in history, influential modern veterans and UCF faculty, staff and student women veterans. On display, are photos of these women and their […]

QPR a thon: Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide can be prevented. Suicide is a serious public health problem that affects people of all ages. It is the tenth leading cause of death for Americans and the second leading cause in the college-age population. However, people rarely communicate openly about suicide, which hinders effective prevention. On March 27, QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) trainers […]

Knights Basketball Makes History, Bound for the Big Apple

History was made at the CFE Arena Wednesday night. In front of the first-ever sellout crowd in the history of the building, the UCF men’s basketball team defeated Illinois 68-58 in a quarterfinal game of the National Invitation Tournament. With the victory, the Knights advance to the NIT Final Four at Madison Square Garden in […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.