10 Knights Honored, People To Watch

10 Knights Honored, People To Watch

Ten UCF staff and alumni were named recently by Orlando Business Journal as among the area’s 40 top professionals under 40 years old. The annual list of those who have made significant achievements in their careers includes: Betsey Bell, executive director of the Foundation for Foster Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for children […]

Giving UCF Students the Edge, by Diving into Spanish-Speaking Media

UCF is one of a handful of universities nationwide offering students a communication’s program that teaches them how to deliver news to both English and Spanish-speaking audiences. It’s not as simple as translating the news. To be effective, students need to know how to reach native and bilingual audiences.  That’s what led to Nicholson School […]

For First Sotloff Scholarship Recipient, Award Means More than Cash

Shirley and Art Sotloff believe that their son, Steven, found his true calling while he was a student at UCF from 2002-04. It’s that connection that prompted them to help create a scholarship in his name when Steven was killed after being taken hostage as a freelance journalist by Islamic terrorist group ISIS in 2014. […]

Halloween Haunted Houses, Horror Nights Tap Into Our Primal Brains

Most of us have never been chased down with a chainsaw, but a primal part of our brains loves the thrill of that horrific possibility. That’s one reason why haunted houses and their newer incarnations – horror nights – are an ever-popular and growing business, especially around Halloween. Consumers are expected to spend $8.4 billion […]

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A Bold Move

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.