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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  • Saying Thanks Isn't Always Simple

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and people all over the country will gather around tables with loved ones to express thanks for time together, getting through another year, and green bean casserole. Of course the holiday is rife with baggage (literal and figurative), and many people will boycott it entirely or will visibly or invisibly limit their […]

  • Learning How The Solar System Formed, from Inside the Space Station

    The University of Central Florida’s experiment NanoRocks, currently on board the International Space Station, is producing promising results. The experiment studying solar system formation was taken to the space station through a NanoRacks partnership with Space Florida’s International Space Station Research Competition. NanoRocks is one of seven competition winners to be flown to low-earth orbit […]

  • Med Students "Stand On Shoulders Of Giants" At Holiday Concert

    UCF College of Medicine students honored the physicians and researchers who have come before them during their third annual Holiday Showcase with performances inspired by the theme “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.” The November 21 event, organized by the medical school’s Arts In Medicine (AIM) organization featured music, dance and poetry and included the […]

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