2016 Was a Transformative Year for UCF

2016 Was a Transformative Year for UCF

Since everyone likes to come up with “top stories of the year” lists, I thought I would do one with a little UCF twist. Even though lists like these are always subject to debate and discussion, 2016 was certainly a transformative year for the university. Here is one person’s opinion on what the top stories […]

A Dozen Moments From 2016 That Will Fill You With Knight Pride

At times, the past year has been a tough one. But at the University of Central Florida, we’ve got a lot to be proud of. From academic excellence to giving back to the community, here are a dozen moments from 2016 that will make any Knight’s heart swell with pride (in no particular order). Educating […]

Meet UCF’s 'Cancer Assassins'

As we prepare for Saturday’s AutoNation Cure Bowl, featuring our own UCF Knights, we know that the game’s proceeds benefit the College of Medicine’s Dr. Annette Khaled. She’s developing new technologies to stop metastatic breast cancer cells in their tracks. The medical school has a team of “Cancer Assassins” – researchers in the Burnett School […]

Knights Dedicate Cure Bowl Game to Those Battling Cancer

When UCF Knights linebacker Mark Rucker takes the field at Saturday’s AutoNation Cure Bowl, he will be playing for more than another win. Rucker is dedicating the game to his aunt who is battling breast cancer. “It affected me most when she lost her hair and saw her struggling a little bit, and so this […]

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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.