More Than 5,000 to Graduate at 3 Commencement Ceremonies

More Than 5,000 to Graduate at 3 Commencement Ceremonies

More than 5,000 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate Dec. 12-13 during three commencement ceremonies at the CFE Arena.  The ceremonies will be: 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12 – College of Education and Human Performance, College of Health & Public Affairs, and Rosen College of Hospitality Management. 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 […]

  • Making Strides

    Dr. Gideon Lewis, ’00, stood before an audience of thousands of UCF graduates and their families, as the keynote speaker at UCF’s spring 2014 commencement, where he shared his accomplishments since he donned his own cap and gown, and divulged the philosophy that helped him reach them. “I still stand by my words that the […]

  • Keeping Up With Cancer Research — and Mustaches

    Biotechnology graduate Bradley Campagna, ’11, is one of many “Mo Bros” who have taken up the fight against cancer — along with sprouting a November mustache as part of the annual Movember Foundation campaign to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues. Campagna, a cytogenetic technologist who delivers results to cancer patients, said most of his co-workers at […]

  • A Knight of Honor

    For the past 34 years, the UCF Alumni Association has been honoring Knights who “Reach for the Stars.” Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing the stories of this year’s recipients, who will be presented with their Knighty statues (as seen above) at the 2014 Black & Gold Gala on Thursday, Oct. 23. The […]


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  • UCF Welcomes 1st Johnson Scholars

    University of Central Florida biomedical sciences majors Daniel Salas and Ekaterina Karelova are the first UCF recipients of a new scholarship from the Johnson Scholarship Foundation geared toward DirectConnect to UCF students. The new scholarships are from an endowment fund created by a partnership between the UCF Foundation and the foundations of Eastern Florida State […]

  • Singla Mends Broken Hearts

    UCF College of Medicine Professor Dinender Singla, Ph.D. has been elected as a fellow of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, an organization committed to the worldwide sharing of research and educational information to combat heart disease. His research focuses on using tiny transplanted stem cells to “mend the broken heart.” Heart attacks happen when […]

  • Students, Engineers, Doctors, Clergy Spend Summer as International Samaritans

    Thirty medical, nursing, pharmacy and engineering students from the University of Central Florida and the University of Florida set up four rural clinics and saw nearly 600 patients in Dominican Republic this summer as part of a UCF global health program. An accompanying chaplain also helped hundreds dealing with emotional distress linked to physical abuse. […]

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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.