Central Florida Honors President Hitt on 25 Years of Service to UCF, Community

Central Florida Honors President Hitt on 25 Years of Service to UCF, Community

The UCF family and Central Florida community celebrated John C. Hitt’s 25th anniversary as the university’s president Wednesday with many presentations and a special award for the president and his wife, Martha. During a packed celebration at the Student Union, speakers such as Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and longtime UCF […]

UCF Business Honors Distinguished Alumni, Partners, Entrepreneurs at Hall of Fame

With a nod to rock band Queen and inspiration from the Broadway hit Hamilton, the University of Central Florida College of Business inducted three distinguished alumni at its 18th annual Hall of Fame gala Thursday evening at Rosen Shingle Creek. More than 740 alumni, community and corporate partners celebrated the Knight at the Opera-themed inductions […]

President Hitt to Host Open Forum for Students

An open forum for students to discuss their ideas, concerns and campus experiences will be hosted by President John C. Hitt in the Student Union on Monday, Feb. 13. Also at the forum will be A. Dale Whittaker, provost and executive vice president, and vice presidents Maribeth Ehasz, Grant Heston, Dan Holsenbeck and Bill Merck. […]

President Hitt, Vice Presidents to Host Open Forum for Students

An open forum for UCF students to discuss their campus ideas, concerns and experiences will be hosted Thursday, Oct. 6, by President John C. Hitt in the Student Union. Acting Provost Elizabeth Dooley and vice presidents Maribeth Ehasz, Grant Heston, Dan Holsenbeck and Bill Merck also will be at the meeting from 11:30 a.m. to […]


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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.