NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]

  • Historical Society of Central Florida Honors Hitt for Lifetime Achievements

    UCF President John C. Hitt was honored Thursday night with the John Young History Maker Award, presented annually by the Historical Society of Central Florida in recognition of lifetime achievements that have made an impact on the community. The award, named after Orlando’s hometown astronaut, is the society’s highest honor. Hitt became president of UCF […]

  • Wildflower Demonstration Garden to Open at UCF's Public History Center

    With such descriptive names as blanketflower, southern beeblossom, meadow beauty and blazing star, a new demonstration wildflower garden at UCF’s Public History Center will be unveiled as part of the center’s MayFest on Saturday, May 2. Visitors to the history center in Sanford will be able to enjoy a stroll among more than two dozen […]

  • UCF Creates Virtual Forum for Florida and Missouri Students to Discuss Race, Policing

    UCF this week created a virtual forum for high school students from Orlando and Jennings and Ferguson, Mo., to talk about race, police practices and communities. Their conversation touched on the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., and the role students can play […]

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  • Sales Education Foundation names #UCFBusiness on 2015 “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” List

    The UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness)’s Professional Selling Program has been recognized as a “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” program. The Sales Education Foundation (SEF) will release the 2015 Annual, featuring this highly-anticipated listing, by the end of April. These university programs are recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and […]

  • #UCFBusiness Celebrates the Dean’s Excellence Awards

    The UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) hosted the Annual Dean’s Excellence Awards, celebrating the accomplishments of faculty, students and staff in the areas that are improving and changing the culture of the college. Dean Paul Jarley created the awards program in 2014 to highlight the work that is done every day at #UCFBusiness to […]

  • UCF History Students Help Preserve Oviedo's Past at History Harvest

    A World War II ration book, a photo of Oviedo’s Mitchell Hammock Road when it was dirt, and historical information about the city’s first African-American cemetery were just some of the artifacts collected by UCF graduate students as part of a recent project to preserve the community’s past using today’s digital tools. Nearly 3,000 historical […]

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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.