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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  • 'Bionic Arm' Captivates Nation; Blueprints Now Online

    Six-year-old Alex Pring beamed while riding his bike Saturday. Thanks to his new “bionic arm” designed by a team of UCF students and alumni, he could grip both handlebars and keep his balance. Minutes earlier, Alex and his mom, Alyson, sat at the kitchen table at their home near Clermont talking with ABC World News […]

  • Big Ideas for a Brighter Future: Grad Fair 2014

    Whether or not to pursue a graduate education is one of the biggest decisions an individual will make for their future. Regardless of the reason you may choose a graduate education, the first step is being informed about your options. One of the best ways to do so is to attend the UCF College of […]

  • UCF Student Awarded for Finding Success in Failure

    Poor vision crushed Alex Eatmon’s dreams of advancing in ROTC, but the experience taught him an important lesson: Always have a backup plan. Eatmon, who spent two years in the University of Florida’s ROTC program, dropped his goal of second lieutenant to pursue a business degree at the University of Central Florida. His reflection on […]

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A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.