Students Provide Nutrition, Hope in Haiti

Students Provide Nutrition, Hope in Haiti

After what seemed like a never-ending journey from airplane, to boat, to car, three UCF seniors on a mission trip to end malnutrition in Haiti were welcomed by children shouting, “Bon bagay isit,” which in Creole means, “Good things are here!” As part of their involvement with International Medical Outreach, a registered student organization, Brittney […]

  • Vice President Al Harms to Leave UCF

    Admiral Al Harms, vice president for Strategy, Marketing, Communications, and Admissions, has announced his resignation from UCF effective Dec. 31. “Admiral Harms has served UCF with dedication and distinction, and I commend him for his outstanding leadership and commitment to this university,” said UCF President John Hitt. “Al and his wife, Gina, have been trusted and […]

  • UCF Medical School Grad Grows Up, Has Big Plans for Haiti

    Romeo Joseph thought the UCF College of Medicine had made a mistake when selecting him to be part of its charter class. For weeks, he wondered if he belonged and whether he would have to give back his full scholarship. “Everyone in the class was so smart, so eloquent,” said the former high school football […]

  • A&E Project Startup Adds World Housing Solution

    World Housing Solution, a client of the Florida Cleantech Acceleration Network (FL-CAN), has been selected as one of three companies to appear on Project Startup, a new cross-platform initiative by A&E Network. According to World Housing Solution CEO Ron Ben-Zeev, A&E will work with RocketHub, an online crowd-funding platform, to support select projects with significant […]

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  • Astronaut, Comedian and Haiti Helper Among Alumni Honorees

    Astronaut Nicole Stott, comedian Daniel Tosh and Julie Colombino, whose internationally recognized charity is helping to rebuild earthquake-ravaged Haiti, will be honored Friday, Oct. 28, at the UCF Alumni Association’s annual Black & Gold Gala. The Alumni Association also will recognize former Denny’s president and CEO Nelson Marchioli (’72) with its Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest annual […]

  • World Humanitarian to Speak at UCF on Oct. 3

    Bernard Amadei, a civil engineering professor who founded the international humanitarian organization Engineers Without Borders-USA, will speak at UCF Monday, Oct. 3. All are welcome to attend Amadei’s speech, “Engineering for the Developing World: From Crisis to Development,” from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 101 of the Harris Engineering Center on UCF’s main campus. […]

  • Clean, Safe Water Empowers Haitian Community

    When UCF sophomore Maya Basquin returned to Haiti for the first time in more than a decade, she was shocked at what had become of her family’s country. “Haiti is very, very different from what I remembered at 8 years old,” the Industrial Engineering and Management Systems major said after her most recent trip in […]

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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.