Read for the Record Encourages Love of Reading for Pre-K Students

Read for the Record Encourages Love of Reading for Pre-K Students

Pre-kindergarten students throughout the country and around the world participated Tuesday morning in the 8th annual Read for the Record event, including hundreds of students right here in Central Florida. Read for the Record, one of the campaigns operated by JumpStart, aims to celebrate and encourage literacy from an early age, and to prepare students […]

  • New Consortium Raises the Bar for Education and Partnerships

    The benefits of and need for partnerships extend well beyond the business world, and one area where they can pay the highest dividends is in education. From student engagement to teacher development, UCF’s Professional Development School Consortium puts current research into practice in area classrooms while providing future educators with direct experience teaching to Florida Standards. “The […]

  • Energy Executive Says Good Business Runs on Integrity

    Stanley Horton ’73, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, says styles of leadership come and go, but what never changes is the need for absolute integrity in business. “Here at Boardwalk, we talk about how we become a star performer,” he said. “The top point of the star signifies a strong ethical […]

  • No Platitudes

    “Don’t forget where you came from,” said Bruce Gould the evening of August 1 to a gathering of summer graduates of The Burnett Honors College and their families and professors, “and when you can, give back.” That’s no platitude coming from Gould. A steadfast friend of the University of Central Florida and a newly appointed member […]

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  • Local Dignitaries Celebrate National Entrepreneur Center’s 10th Anniversary

    Ten years ago, community giants Walt Disney World Resort, the University of Central Florida and Orange County Government partnered with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish the Disney/SBA Entrepreneur Center in Orlando to provide a centralized location for entrepreneurs to receive business support. On Tuesday, June 18th, the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC) held a […]

  • UCF Professor Awarded R.W. Wood Prize for Optics

    A UCF researcher has received one of the most prestigious prizes in optics for his development of a technique that has become a standard laboratory tool for measuring optical properties. Eric Van Stryland, professor of optics, is the joint winner of the R.W. Wood Prize, endowed by the Xerox Corporation and presented by the Optical […]

  • UCF to Host CNN's Post-Presidential Debate Focus Group

    CNN will be broadcasting live from the University of Central Florida immediately after Monday night’s final presidential debate with reactions from undecided voters. The voters selected by CNN will watch the debate from 9 to 10:30 p.m. and log in their reactions as they watch. Then they will discuss their impressions. CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien […]

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UCF50: Promised Land

UCF Celebrates its 50th Anniversary.