Faculty & Staff Campaign in the Spotlight

Faculty & Staff Campaign in the Spotlight

Lights! Camera! Action! The annual UCF Faculty & Staff giving campaign, believe, kicked off on Friday at a celebration held at the Morgridge International Reading Center. Attendees were given the red carpet treatment as they posed with UCF’s celebrity mascot, Knightro, and munched on movie-themed refreshments. Dr. Hitt welcomed faculty and staff and thanked everyone […]

  • President Hitt Honored for 20 Years of Service to UCF

    The UCF community gave President John C. Hitt a heartfelt thank you Thursday during a reception honoring his 20th anniversary at the helm of the university. Family, friends, faculty and others – both in person and in video messages – praised the service and dedication of the president, who led the university to national prominence […]

  • Celebrating Two Decades of Accomplishments

    UCF will hold a special on-campus celebration Thursday, March 1, to honor President Hitt's 20th anniversary in office. The event will begin at 2 p.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union.

  • College LIFE Popular With Senior Citizens

    It’s never too late to learn. That’s the message behind a program at UCF directed at senior citizens wishing to continue their educations. The Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) is a nonprofit organization for Central Floridians who are of retirement age and desire to continue learning. “We’re almost too successful,” LIFE board member Roy Scherer […]


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    Florida is experiencing a different kind of March Madness – it’s called Frozen madness, and residents should be thankful. “Tourists are flocking to Florida, many of them wanting to build a snowman with Olaf or to sing ’Let it Go’ with Elsa, and that’s driving a good part of Florida’s economic upswing,” said Sean Snaith, […]

  • UCF Consortium's Future Smart Sensors 'Will Sense Things We Can’t Measure Today'

    Dan Holladay’s vision of what the University of Central Florida is helping develop on Osceola County farmland “will change the world and the way we live over the next decade.” That revolutionary high-tech change will occur at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing development center for the next generation of smart sensors, said Holladay, a UCF director […]

  • CEDHP Showcase Preps Students for Campus-Wide Undergraduate Research Exhibition

    The semi-annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research Findings for students in the College of Education and Human Performance took place Wednesday, March 18th in the Teaching Academy on the UCF campus. Once again offering an opportunity for students to present proposed research or projects currently underway, the showcase is an invaluable experience for students to receive in-progress feedback from faculty […]

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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.