‘The Music Man’ Puts Spotlight on Performing Arts’ Collaboration

'The Music Man' Puts Spotlight on Performing Arts' Collaboration

Theatre UCF and the UCF Music Department are joining forces to bring Meredith Willson’s The Music Man to life. The family-friendly musical opens on Thursday, Feb. 20, and runs through Sunday, March 2, on the Theatre UCF Main Stage. Playwright Meredith Willson wrote the musical in the 1950s and it depicts his childhood in Iowa. […]

  • UCF Police Hosts Magic Show Fundraiser to Benefit K-9 Unit

    A magician will amaze and awe a crowd at the University of Central Florida all for a four-legged cause. Comedic magician Jimmy Rook will headline a showcase of the UCF Police Department’s services at a fundraiser for the agency’s K-9 fund as it prepares to add a fourth police dog to the force. Displays, meet […]

  • As Candidates' TV Ads Heat Up, Economy Hits Its Stride

    As the Florida governor’s race heads into its final days, the candidates are turning up the heat with television ads blaming each other for the state’s economic woes or taking credit for gains made. But the governor, no matter who he or she is, can’t be held solely responsible for how the economy has done, […]

  • Service to UCF 2014

    Melanie Fernandez flourished from an average UCF student simply trying to find her way, to a major force in the Central Florida business community and a huge part of UCF’s success. Her current consulting firm grew too, resulting from an opportunity to purchase the firm where she had been previously working as partner, a position […]


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  • UCF Professor to Lead Expansion of Suicide-Prevention Programs

    UCF assistant professor of social work Kim Gryglewicz is the program director for a $3.68 million expansion of suicide-prevention services for children, teenagers and young adults in Florida. The new Florida Linking Individuals Needing Care project is made possible by a five-year grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Gryglewicz is […]

  • Know When to Hold 'em...

    UCF alumni and friends from the Central Florida legal community mingled at Ember in downtown Orlando for a fun night of blackjack, craps, roulette and poker at the Legal Knights & Friends Alumni Chapter‘s annual Casino Knight on Oct. 29. Beginners and high rollers alike enjoyed fine wines, craft beers and hors d’oeuvres, while pressing […]

  • UCF Moon Observation Night Saturday For Entire Family

    UCF will host a free Moon Observation Night for children and their families on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the main campus. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., observers will have an opportunity to view the moon through several telescopes set up at Knights Plaza near the CFE Arena. Students and professors associated with UCF’s Planetary Sciences Group […]

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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.