Successful Student Mentoring Program Soars Again

Successful Student Mentoring Program Soars Again

Rosen College’s award-winning Peer Outreach Mentoring Program (POMP), which partners upper-level undergraduate students with their peers looking to enhance their college experience, made high marks again in Spring 2015: Mentees saw an average increase of 1.211 in their recent term GPA and .281 for their UCF Cumulative GPA, both up from POMP’s Spring 2014 results 75% […]

UCF Photo Contest Introduces K-12 Students to Beauty, Power of Light

Getting children excited about light and its potential to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges is the reason behind a UCF-sponsored photo contest that concludes May 30. The study of light, also referred to as optics and photonics, is critical for the future, said Bahaa Saleh, dean of the College of Optics & Photonics. […]

Energy Department Funds UCF Research in Housing Innovations

The University of Central Florida is the only university-led team in the nation to receive part of a $4 million investment by the Energy Department to develop and demonstrate energy efficient methods of keeping homes cool in the summer and warm in winter. The Energy Department’s Building America program is working with industry partners to […]

Army Vet, Professional Selling Champ is UCF’s 250,000th Graduate

Daniel Berreth has always wanted to leave a mark, but he wasn’t always sure how. The importance of helping others was instilled in the South Florida native from an early age, but when it came time to pick a career path, Berreth, 38, said he struggled. After a long road that included two years in […]


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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.