UCF Community Gives Thanks This Thanksgiving

UCF Community Gives Thanks This Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s common to reflect on the reasons to be thankful. Many express their gratitude for time shared and getting through another year. The University of Central Florida’s students, faculty and staff were asked to share what they are most thankful for this year. There were some common threads – family, health, safety, […]

United Way Campaign Exceeds Goal; Advocates Make the Difference

This year’s United Way Campaign at UCF was an overwhelming success thanks in part to almost 100 advocates who worked in their colleges and departments to get the word out about the important work the nonprofit agency conducts in our community. The advocates – employee or student volunteers who encouraged others to give – helped […]

3-D Printed Device Gives More Independence to People in Wheelchairs

Limbitless Solutions, the team of University of Central Florida students that creates and donates bionic arms for children, has developed a new 3-D device that moves wheelchairs with simple facial movements. “This was just an idea a year ago,” said Limbitless’ founder and CEO Albert Manero. “Then some of our newest members took the idea […]

UCF Alumni Honors 30 under 30

The UCF Alumni Association was proud to host its inaugural 30 under 30 awards dinner Friday, Nov. 20, honoring the outstanding achievements of 30 successful Knights. Young alumni currently make up one-third of UCF’s alumni population, making them the university’s largest constituent base. The 30 under 30 awards program allows the UCF community to celebrate […]

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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.