Knight Athletes’ Graduation Rates Among Best in Nation

Knight Athletes' Graduation Rates Among Best in Nation

For a third consecutive year, UCF student-athletes are graduating at a higher rate than any other NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision public institution in the nation. Based on data released by the NCAA Tuesday, UCF has an overall Graduation Success Rate of 93 percent. That mark puts the Knights in a tie with private institutions Vanderbilt […]

Zykira Lewis: Player of the Week

UCF sophomore Zykira Lewis was selected as the American Athletic Conference’s women’s basketball Player of the Week on Monday. Lewis, who was once recognized as the Rookie of the Week in 2013, is the first Knight to garner the recognition since UCF joined the league last year. The Bartow, Fla., was bestowed the honor after […]

From Botswana and NCAA to UCF, New Chief Diversity Officer Begins Work

Karen Morrison, former National Collegiate Athletic Association director of inclusion, has traveled all over the world from Botswana to Mongolia to South America, seeking cultures that challenge her own views. The Arkansas native believes that diversity enriches all of us. Morrison brings that attitude to the University of Central Florida today as new chief diversity […]

NCAA Tournament: Women's Soccer Advances

In the days leading up to UCF’s first round NCAA Tournament matchup against Georgia, the women’s soccer team was asked repeatedly about redemption and revenge. The Knights (17-4-0) had dropped a 1-0 regular season matchup to the Bulldogs in Athens. But prior to Saturday night’s 2-1 win, UCF head coach Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak asked the […]


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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.