$55 Million Grant Makes UCF, Florida History

$55 Million Grant Makes UCF, Florida History

UCF today was awarded a $55 million NASA grant to build and launch into space an instrument the size of a microwave oven that will provide unprecedented imaging of the Earth’s upper atmosphere. The award is the largest single grant in UCF’s history, and UCF will become the first Florida university to lead a NASA […]

  • NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

    NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]


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  • Pegasus and the UCF Knight

    Tradition is in full force on game days at Bright House Networks Stadium. The UCF Marching Knights enter the stadium, followed by the cheerleaders, who lead fans through the War Chant. But, before the team arrives and the crowd starts jumping to “Zombie Nation,” there’s one more tradition to cheer, as Pegasus and the UCF […]

  • Share the Knight with President Hitt

    On Jan. 26, UCF Knights in Southwest Florida joined President John Hitt for a unique Share the Knight event. The university’s president answered questions about the much-anticipated UCF Downtown Campus, including which academic programs and services may be offered on the new campus, as well as the possibility of an upscale hotel on the UCF Main Campus, […]

  • #UCFBusiness SHRM Team Earns Trip to Regional Competition

    The #UCFBusiness Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) student chapter was recognized for excellence at the recent HR Student Games State-Level Case Competition. Team members included Kelvin Randolph, Yan Tarnowicz, Alexis Piedra, and Cori Sims. Their strong performance earns them the honor of competing with 13 other undergraduate teams at the East-Division Regional Case Competition […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.