Tuition hike needed to offset budget cuts

Tuition hike needed to offset budget cuts

When I joined UCF after leaving the University of North Carolina in 2010, the Central Florida Future published an opinion piece that challenged me to help lead UCF into a better tomorrow. Nearly two years later, I’m more committed to that cause than ever. There’s been a focus on growth with quality during UCF’s nearly […]

  • Tax Cuts Won't Deliver Florida to the Economic 'Promised Land'

    As state lawmakers squabble about the budget, UCF economist Sean Snaith warns that cutting corporate and property taxes isn’t the way to draw more businesses and jobs to the Sunshine State. Florida already has one of the lowest tax burdens in the nation and only lags behind South Dakota, Alaska, Wyoming and Nevada for the […]

  • Governor Unveils 'New Florida Initiative'

    The Florida Board of Governors, which oversees the state’s 11 public universities, announced Thursday a new initiative designed to use the resources of the State University System to transform the Florida economy. Gov. Charlie Crist endorsed the New Florida Initiative and announced that his 2010-11 budget included $100 million in new recurring funding for the […]


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  • Bike Week Cruises to Campus Starting Monday

    The bicycle is king next week as UCF celebrates Bike Week 2015. Bike Week will pack in a slew of bike-related activities, starting with a bicycle flash mob on Monday that organizers hope will bring together a sea of two-wheeled transportation. “I think it’s going to be a really fun week of events,” said Student […]

  • Student Research Week to Feature Workshops, Presentations

    The University of Central Florida’s Student Research Week is planned for March 30-April 2 at the UCF main campus. The event is a celebration of student research, as well as a platform for skill building for those already involved and those wanting to get involved in research. Whether you are a graduate student about to […]

  • Get Bucks for Butts on March 3

    On March 3, students will have the opportunity to show their support for the smoke-free campus policy by collecting cigarette trash around the main campus. This will be the third time that the Student Health Advisory Committee has hosted the event. “We think it is important to keep the smoke-free policy visible” said Samantha Spiers, […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.