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 […]

The New York Times Covers UCF's Outreach to Students with Anxiety

A New York Times story about the growing number of college students nationwide struggling with anxiety featured UCF Counseling and Psychological Services’ many efforts to help those students. The story highlighted the popular “Paws-a-tively Stress Free” events at UCF as a way to help students relax and take a break from their studies: At a […]

This is Our Home - So Please Help Care For It

I love the movie “Contact” about a scientist played by Jodie Foster, who has an extraordinary experience traveling through space. In the end, when she could not explain the experience, she ended up finding her faith in something unexplainable. The movie has always reminded me that there is something bigger than us, but that sometimes […]

On the Path to a New Career in Nursing

As a financial advisor for a large financial services firm, Devon Beneby heard horror stories and faced moral challenges. The economic crisis of 2008 had changed the field he entered several years earlier. Helping people – his original goal for his career – was now deemed less important than increasing commission for management and the […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.