Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Awards Scholarships to UCF Nurses

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Awards Scholarships to UCF Nurses

When you sit a group of College of Nursing students around a table to talk about their path to nursing, a few words come up over and over. Passion. Sacrifice. Impact. When the discussion turns to the scholarship they each received from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, another word rings loud and clear: gratitude. The […]

Crushing Student Loan Debt Is Not the Story at UCF

Bryce Nelson is excited he’s on track to graduate from UCF with relatively little student-loan debt. The marketing junior relies on federal financial aid to cover tuition and housing, gets a little help from home, and has a campus work-study job.  He’s on track to finish his undergraduate degree with less than $7,000 in student […]

Paying it Forward -- Women in Chemistry

UCF senior Lauren Gandy is studying to be a chemist. She hopes to someday work with the U.S. Department of Defense to protect the nation from biological and chemical attacks. It can be a lonely road when only 20 percent of all engineers are women and only 11 percent of women with engineering degrees actually […]

Launch of the A2O Scholarship Application System

The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services’ Office of Student Financial Assistance is pleased to announce the introduction of A2O, a new online scholarship application system. The A2O system simplifies the process for students seeking scholarship information and applying for scholarship opportunities. To celebrate the launch of A2O, students are invited to stop by […]


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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.