‘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. […]

Bill Davis, Kathie Canning to be Inducted into Central Florida Hospitality Hall of Fame®

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida will honor Bill Davis and Kathie Canning at The Pineapple Ball® on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL. The event will be produced by Rosen College faculty, staff and students. Proceeds will benefit academic initiatives and scholarships. “We are […]

Brains and Brawn: Police Officer Graduates with Engineering Degree

  When the alarm goes off at 4 a.m., UCF College of Engineering & Computer Science senior Harold O’Lena gets out of bed and prepares for his 15-hour day as a full-time police officer and part-time mechanical engineering student. O’Lena, 44, works anywhere from 40 to 60 hours a week for the Orlando Police Department […]

UCF Forum: My Addiction to All Things Colorful, Crafty, Stationery and Office Supply

I have a coloring book and pretty pencils to color with. I know many of you do, as well. But the difference between you and me may be this: I have had an addiction to all things colorful, crafty, stationery, and office supply for my entire life. My office-supply addiction is so insane that people […]