Oluwafunlola Falade Places First at the Joust

Oluwafunlola Falade Places First at the Joust

Oluwafunlola Falade took home $10,000 cash and $55,000 in essential business services as the winner of this year’s Joust Business Plan Competition organized by the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at UCF on April 11. The Joust, held at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, is UCF’s premier entrepreneurship event in which students from […]

  • Plant Trees, Tend to Community Garden Friday, April 18

    The University of Central Florida will go “green” this Friday as part of an early observance of National Arbor Day, which is Friday, April 25. Volunteer opportunities will be available at the Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18. Activities will include tree planting, tending to UCF’s organic community garden and beautifying the […]

  • UCF Grads Reaching for the Stars, Exploring Space

    From exploring Mars to studying antibiotic resistance in space, UCF graduates are making a difference. Many engineering, photonics and physics students have taken the university’s slogan “Reach for the Stars” to heart, landing jobs with NASA and commercial space companies in various capacities. As Space X counts down to its latest launch to the International […]

  • Celebrating Success Stories

    “A sense of excitement and anticipation greeted the staff of First Year Advising and Exploration on February 5 as they prepared for the arrival of hundreds of students in the Pegasus Ballroom,” said Courtney Demings, academic advisor FYAE. A committee of four individuals from FYAE and Housing and Residence Life respectively: Danielle Aming, Dillon Burleson, […]

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  • Lactation Privacy Rooms Available on Campus

    The University of Central Florida recognizes the needs of new mothers by developing lactation privacy rooms on campus. These secure locations provide UCF mothers, whether students, staff or faculty, the ability to ease back into work or school without having to sacrifice the healthy practice of expressing their milk. Numerous studies and healthcare recommendations point to breastfeeding […]

  • UCF Symposium: K-12 Literacy Instruction, Development

    Instructing reading and writing in an age of new educational standards will be the focus of 16th annual Literacy Symposium, hosted by UCF’s College of Education and Human Performance. The free conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Education Complex. The symposium is open to all pre-kindergarten […]

  • UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Tuesday, April 8

    UCF’s preparations for potential emergency situations include regular tests of communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public. Several of those UCF Alert  tools will be tested on Tuesday, April 8. During an emergency, the UCF website is the best place for the university community and the public […]

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Two members of the UCF Equestrian Club talk about their experience jumping with horses.