Giving Tuesday Raises $30,000 for Students

Giving Tuesday Raises $30,000 for Students

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. The day of philanthropy is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their end-of-year giving. Since […]

Help Fellow Knights, Remember UCF on Giving Tuesday

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is known as Giving Tuesday and UCF wants to remind that donations to UCF make a difference every day. Giving Tuesday was started in 2012 by the U.N. Foundation in partnership with a New York cultural and community center. The goal was to remind consumers who spend money on Black Friday […]

Blending Technology and Traditional Art to Inspire A Love of Science

Ryan Buyssens was the kind of kid who would take his toys apart and rebuild them in new ways. Sometimes they worked. Sometimes they didn’t. He didn’t think he’d make a career out of his tinkering, but he has. Not only is he an assistant professor for sculpture and art at the University of Central […]

Musical Theater Alumna Offers Advice to Students

Three weeks after earning her degree in December 2014, Abby Jaros sat on her bed alongside her parents in a packed-up apartment. All at once, Jaros realized the leap she was about to take in moving to New York City to pursue a career in theater. She questioned herself: Is this really what I should […]


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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.