UCF, USF Establish War on I-4 Rivalry Series

UCF, USF Establish War on I-4 Rivalry Series

The UCF and USF athletic departments today announced the official establishment of the War On I-4 rivalry series, which will begin this week with competitions between the two schools’ volleyball and men’s soccer programs. The War on I-4 represents a long-standing and passionate rivalry between the fan bases of two of the nation’s largest and […]

UCF Grad Heads to Rio for his Fourth Paralympics

When UCF alumnus Chris Seilkop, ’92, was named to his first Paralympics roster in 1996, his family was ecstatic. As Seilkop gears up for his fourth Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio this month – securing his place in history as Team USA’s first four-time, men’s sitting volleyball Paralympian –  their enthusiasm has noticeably dropped […]

Olympic Knights: Bronze or Bust

A chance at a bronze medal is on the line for one Knight at the Summer Olympics. UCF alumna Aline Reis ’11 and her native Brazil will face Canada in Friday’s bronze-medal soccer match at noon. WATCH If Brazil wins, Reis will join an elite group of UCF alumni who have stood on the podium […]

Knights in Rio: Phil Dalhausser

UCF alumnus Phil Dalhausser is back at it again for Team USA. The 2002 business graduate and beach volleyballer is set to compete in his third Summer Olympics this month as the Rio Games kick off Friday. Dalhausser is one of three UCF alumni who will compete in the Olympics this year. He was crowned […]


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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.