The University of Central Florida football team’s success in the classroom ranks among the best out of the 70 programs competing in bowl games this season. UCF tied for eighth in graduating African-American football student-athletes (78 percent) and tied for 11th in graduating all football student-athletes (81 percent), according to a report released Monday by [...]
Following a year of breakthroughs for minorities, the National Basketball Association has earned the highest grade for racial hiring practices ever for a men’s professional sport. The University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport awarded the NBA an A+ for racial hiring practices, an A- for gender hiring practice and an [...]
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday named UCF’s Richard Lapchick as one of three recipients of the 2012 Mannie Jackson – Basketball’s Human Spirit Award. Lapchick, who is the director of UCF’s DeVos Sport Business Management program and founder of the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, was chosen to receive this year’s [...]
UCF Celebrates its 50th Anniversary.