UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

The UCF Police Department welcomed four new officers today in front of an audience filled with family, friends, fellow UCFPD officers and staff, and members of the community. The officers started their field training in February and were sworn into the UCFPD family Monday by Chief Richard Beary. “The thing we cherish here is the […]

1st-Generation Student Wants to Use Social Work Degree to Combat Injustices

Pursuing a college education was not a big priority in Yaridma Tejada’s home when she was a youngster. She said her immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic – her mom a high school graduate and her dad, who completed third grade – “never helped me with my homework assignments or seemed to enjoy reading or […]

Fifteen DirectConnect to UCF Students Honored as Johnson Scholars

Fifteen students from the University of Central Florida and four partnership colleges – Eastern Florida State College, Lake-Sumter State College, Seminole State College of Florida and Valencia College – were honored as Johnson Scholars in a February 22 ceremony on the UCF campus. The students are the third class of Johnson Scholars, named in recognition […]

Board of Governors Approves Plan for UCF Downtown

The Florida Board of Governors on Wednesday approved UCF’s plans for a new downtown Orlando campus, with the board’s chairman saying the project “will create a pathway to success for our students and good return on investment for our state.” The approval signals the board’s confidence in a plan that promises to bring greater academic […]


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Student Profile: Architecture Student, Massey Brooks

Massey Brooks preps for a career in architecture with UCF’s new Bachelor of Design in Architecture program offered exclusively at UCF Valencia West.