Basketball Coaching Chemistry Intact

Basketball Coaching Chemistry Intact

New UCF men’s basketball head coach Donnie Jones announced his staff Tuesday, naming Shawn Finney, Brett Nelson and Darren Tillis assistant coaches, and Tim Thomas the director of basketball operations. All four were on Jones’ staff at Marshall for the past three years, helping rebuild the Thundering Herd program. “I am extremely excited to have […]

  • Big Ideas for a Brighter Future: Grad Fair 2014

    Whether or not to pursue a graduate education is one of the biggest decisions an individual will make for their future. Regardless of the reason you may choose a graduate education, the first step is being informed about your options. One of the best ways to do so is to attend the UCF College of […]

  • UCF Student Awarded for Finding Success in Failure

    Poor vision crushed Alex Eatmon’s dreams of advancing in ROTC, but the experience taught him an important lesson: Always have a backup plan. Eatmon, who spent two years in the University of Florida’s ROTC program, dropped his goal of second lieutenant to pursue a business degree at the University of Central Florida. His reflection on […]

  • Fulfilling a 6-Year-Old's Dream: UCF Students Design and Build Him an Arm

    The thing Alex Pring hated most about kindergarten wasn’t learning to cut, paste or count. It was answering the same question everyone asks when they meet the 6-year-old. “What happened to your arm?” Alex is missing his right arm from just above his elbow, and it’s the one thing he doesn’t like talking about. “I […]


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  • 'Not Anymore' to Help Students Prevent, Respond to Sexual Assaults

    With crimes such as sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence on the rise nationally, it’s especially important for college students to know how to prevent and respond to those threats. Education is the best defense in many cases, which is why for the past three years the University of Central Florida has required new students […]

  • Rosen College Students to Travel the Knight Away with Hospitality Professionals

    Local professionals from Central Florida’s hospitality industry will gather at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida on July 24 for Travel the Knight Away, an annual networking and appreciation event. Current event management students will host the event for members of Rosen College’s advisory boards to recognize and honor […]

  • UCF Economist: How Florida Got Its Groove Back

    If Florida’s economic recovery was a romantic comedy, it could be called “How Florida Got Her Groove Back,” according to University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith. In his 2nd Quarter Florida Economic Forecast, Snaith notes that after enduring a recession that was longer and deeper than the national economy’s, Florida has surpassed the national […]

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A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.