Latina First-Generation Student Fueled by Passion to Help Those Underrepresented

Latina First-Generation Student Fueled by Passion to Help Those Underrepresented

Elizabeth Santiago sat with tears in her eyes as she and 20 other University of Central Florida students were honored March 27 with the Order of Pegasus award, UCF’s highest student honor. She thought of all those who helped her accomplish such a feat that at one point seemed impossible. She especially thought of her […]

21 Students to Receive UCF's Highest Honor

  UCF has named 21 students as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award. The 2017 recipients were selected from a pool of 65 nominations. The 2017 class includes eight LEAD Scholars, eight President’s Leadership Council members, six Student Government Association leaders, 14 Burnett Honors College students, two Greek members, and one […]

3 College of Business Administration Students Receive Prestigious UCF Award

College of Business Administration undergraduate students Amy Bonilla Torres, Casey Field and graduate student Joseph “Joey” Grant have been named as recipients of the university’s most prestigious student award— the Order of Pegasus. Bonilla Torres, Field and Grant were among 20 students selected from a pool of 80 nominations. The Order of Pegasus Class of […]

From UCF’s 63,000 Students, 20 Selected for University's Highest Honor

UCF has named 20 students as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award. The 2016 recipients were selected from a pool of 80 nominations. The 2016 class includes nine LEAD Scholars, 12 President’s Leadership Council members, five SGA leaders, 10 Burnett Honors College students, six Greek members, and one current […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.