‘Most Powerful’ List Features Many With UCF Ties

'Most Powerful' List Features Many With UCF Ties

Orlando magazine’s 2016 list of the region’s 50 most powerful people recognized several University of Central Florida leaders and alumni this week. The July edition of the magazine for the first time divides the 13th-annual list into categories, ranging from government and politics to philanthropy and community voices. In the EDUCATION category, the top spot […]

Darth Vader Helps Fulfill Child's Dream – Delivers Bionic Arm to 9-Year-Old

Nine-year-old Alvin Garcia Flores met Darth Vader on Thursday when the Star Wars character presented the Nebraska child a black box during a school assembly. Inside was a 3-D printed bionic arm Alvin had put on his Christmas list. Alvin was born without his right arm, but thanks to University of Central Florida-based Limbitless Solutions […]

NBC's TODAY Show Features 12 Arms for Christmas Campaign

A team of UCF students delivering bionic arms to make 12 children’s Christmas wishes come true was featured Sunday on NBC’s TODAY Show. Limbitless Solutions, the UCF-based nonprofit organization that provides 3-D-printed bionic arms and hands to children at no cost to their families, started its 12 Arms for Christmas campaign with a delivery to […]

UCF Student Earns Governor's Top State Volunteer Honor

Florida Gov. Rick Scott presented UCF engineering graduate student Albert Manero with the Champion of Service Award in Tallahassee on Tuesday. The governor and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman made the presentation to Manero, a mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate, who with fellow students launched the Limbitless Solutions nonprofit organization that provides 3-D-printed bionic arms and […]