International Conference Highlights the Breadth and Scope of Social Studies Education

International Conference Highlights the Breadth and Scope of Social Studies Education

In education, every subject is critical to engaging students and providing them with a full, well-rounded learning experience. While recent news items have placed a great deal of emphasis on science and technology programs (STEM), social studies programming is equally important to preparing students for further educational achievement across curricula as well as active citizenship. […]

  • The “Live” Fan Experience will be Transformed for Select Group of Fans Attending Knights’ Upcoming Home Football Game vs. SMU

    The thrill of attending a UCF home football game at Bright House Networks Stadium is an exhilarating experience. For 100 fans attending this Saturday’s game vs SMU, the experience will be raised to new heights thanks to a client company of the UCF Business Incubation Program. In partnership with UCF Athletics, imediaReach® will demonstrate its […]

  • CEDHP Undergrads Learn About and Conduct Research Early On

    For many students, the first opportunity they have to conduct, read, and appreciate current research doesn’t come along until they begin a graduate-level program. But for undergraduate students in the College of Education and Human Performance, engaging with research can begin much sooner. The Showcase of Undergraduate Research Findings, a semi-annual event in the College, […]

  • 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 […]


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  • 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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UCF50: Promised Land

UCF Celebrates its 50th Anniversary.