President’s Circle Donors Thanked at Honors College

President's Circle Donors Thanked at Honors College

Members of the UCF President’s Circle – donors who make annual gifts between $1,000 and $24,999 – were acknowledged for their contributions to the university yesterday at a reception at The Burnett Honors College. Honors College student Tali Trenkamp was one of the featured speakers. She thanked donors for enhancing the college experience by giving […]

Florida Senators Honored with UCF Public Service Awards

The University of Central Florida recognized U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Florida Sen. Andy Gardiner among others Wednesday night with 2016 Public Service Leadership Awards. The awards are designed to honor elected officials, public-service professionals, nonprofit leaders and volunteers who have demonstrated leadership in and commitment to the field of public service. “These awards recognize […]

The Epitome of Empathy: Medical Students Respond to Classmate's Tragedy

UCF medical student Kesha Thomas was driving home from surgical training in Davenport when she received the call from one of her teenage daughters: Their apartment was on fire. By the time she arrived in Orlando, their home was in ruins, one of 20 apartments left uninhabitable. The fire displaced a total of 58 residents […]

How 'Captain America: Civil War' Reflects America's Soul

It’s almost impossible to avoid all the hype about the upcoming Marvel Comics-inspired film – Captain America: Civil War. Hollywood is banking on the legions of loyal – some might say crazy – fans who dress up as their favorite character, attend conventions, flock to YouTube with speculation about comic-inspired movie storylines and buy lots […]


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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.