About UCF Today

About UCF Today

UCF Today shares stories written by UCF authors from each corner of the campus. We hope you share your favorites.

UCF Today has five goals:

  1. To make UCF more visible
  2. To attract new students, faculty, staff, donors and more
  3. To gain greater recognition and respect for UCF
  4. To build public awareness of UCF as a value-generator
  5. To gain greater financial support

Have questions? Contact the editor at today@ucf.edu.


Vice President for Communications & Marketing
Chief of Staff for the Office of the President

Grant J. Heston ’13MBA

Associate Vice President for Communications & Marketing
Patrick Burt ’08MA

Editor-in-Chief
Laura J. Cole

Research Editor
Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala

News Editor
Gene Kruckemyer ’73

Email Editor
Jenna Marina Lee

UCF Today shares stories written by UCF authors from across the university.


About UCF

Founded in 1963 with a commitment to expanding opportunity and demanding excellence, the University of Central Florida develops the talent needed to advance the prosperity and welfare of our society. With more than 68,500 students, UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities, offering more than 220 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations in Central Florida and online.


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