Two UCF Researchers Received Prestigious Early-career Powe Award

Two UCF Researchers Received Prestigious Early-career Powe Award

Two UCF researchers were awarded prestigious 2016 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards. The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) group awarded Michael Chini, an assistant professor of physics, and Sean Pang, an assistant professor in CREOL (College of Optics and Photonics), seed money for their work in the area of optics. “Dr. Chini joined […]

Mom Hopes UCF Blood Drive Produces 'Miracle' for 20-Month-Old

Hillary Martinez is waiting on a miracle. The UCF engineering alumna has spent the past year in and out of hospitals, watching her 20-month-old son, Korbyn, fight an aggressive form of leukemia that has taken away her “normal.” Korbyn has endured more than a year of chemotherapy to fight acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, a […]

No. 1 Ranking Nets UCF $16.2 Million in New Performance Funds

The University of Central Florida will receive $16.2 million of new state dollars this year as a reward for leading all state universities in performance measures that include graduation rates and graduates’ employment and wages. The additional money will enable UCF to create 45 new faculty positions, bringing to 245 the number of new faculty […]

UCFPD Sergeant Retires After 30 Years of Service

UCFPD Sgt. Jerry Hartsfield first stepped onto the campus of the University of Central Florida 35 years ago as a criminal justice student. This month, he retires with an honorary promotion of lieutenant following 30 years of service with UCFPD. Hartsfield, known for being a man of few words, had a simple message for colleagues […]