UCF Alumni Association and Colleges Present 2015 Professional Achievement Awards

UCF Alumni Association and Colleges Present 2015 Professional Achievement Awards

UCF’s alumni association and colleges honored 11 Knights with Professional Achievement Awards at the Black & Gold Gala on Oct. 22. This year’s celebration was the 35th year the alumni association has recognized alumni who “Reach for the Stars.” Professional Achievement Award winners are selected by each individual college and are given to alumni who are standouts in […]

UCF Alumni Association Presents 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award

The UCF Alumni Association honored Alex Martins, ’01, CEO of the Orlando Magic, with its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest annual accolade given to a UCF graduate, in recognition of his career achievements, at the annual Homecoming Black & Gold Gala on Oct. 22. With 25 years in professional sports management, Alex rejoined the Magic in […]

NCAA Graduation Rate: UCF No.1 Among Public Institutions

UCF student-athletes are graduating at a higher rate than any other NCAA Division I public institution in the nation. Based on data released by the NCAA Tuesday, UCF has a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 95 percent. That mark ties the Knights with Boston College for fifth-best in NCAA Division I (FBS), trailing only private […]

More 'Fans in Stands' Would Help Boost UCF's Brand

Central Florida is the seat of hospitality in the Sunshine State – and perhaps the nation. The tourism industry’s mantra is “heads in beds,” the measure of economic payoff for having all those theme parks, hotels, restaurants and world-class airport facilities in our backyard. And now it’s time for UCF to mirror the mantra and […]