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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  • Memorial Service for Sam Rohdie

     A memorial service for film professor Sam Rohdie, who died April 3, will be held Thursday, April 23, in the Nicholson School of Communication. Rohdie, who was 75, taught at UCF since 2003 and was widely published in academic film journals and books. He previously was chair of film studies at The Queens University of […]

  • Kids with ADHD Must Squirm to Learn, UCF Study Says

    For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have barked at fidgety children with ADHD to “Sit still and concentrate!” But new research conducted at UCF shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. The foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are actually vital to how […]

  • Nominate a Faculty, Staff or Student Body Member Today

    Do you know someone who has made outstanding contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion efforts at UCF? If so, here’s an opportunity for that individual to be recognized for their hard work and dedication. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is now accepting applications for the Diversity and Inclusion Impact Awards for deserving faculty, staff […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.