George O’Leary Retires as UCF Football Coach

George O'Leary Retires as UCF Football Coach

University of Central Florida head football coach George O’Leary has retired from the Knights, effective immediately. “I have tremendous professional and personal respect for George and all he has done for UCF,” President John C. Hitt said. “We’ve been successful in the classroom and on the field under his watch, and his achievements have helped […]

UCF Names O’Leary as Interim Director of Athletics

University of Central Florida President John C. Hitt wanted an experienced leader with a passion for academics and athletics to serve as his interim director of athletics. Enter the most successful football coach in UCF history. George O’Leary, in his 12th season as a Knight, will serve as interim director of athletics through the end […]

Local Company Supports UCF's Athletes with Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

Wealth management firm Moreno, Peelen, Pinto & Clark hosted its second MPC UCF Touchdown Breakfast on Wednesday, April 29, to help raise money toward an academic support center for UCF athletes. Four of the five partners in the firm are UCF alumni, including Christina Pinto, ’86; Lisa-Moreno Haramboure, ’89; Tony Moreno Jr., ’91, who also […]

Knights to Face NC State in Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl

UCF has recently enjoyed memorable trips to Arizona and Ireland. For the 2014 postseason, fans will not have to travel far to support the Knights. UCF will take over the Bay Area once again for the 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl, where it will face NC State on Friday, Dec. 26, at 8 p.m. on […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.