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UCF Announces New MFA Track in Themed Experience

UCF Announces New MFA Track in Themed Experience

Orlando is known as the land of theme parks — a place that people visit from around the globe to immerse themselves in the most imaginative and fantastic worlds. Located in the international hub of the themed-experience industry, UCF is poised to become a leader in the field. Starting Fall 2019, UCF will offer an […]

Technical Communication Blends Passions, Paves Way for Student Success

Being president of the student UCF Future Technical Communicators, a full-time technical communication student and a full-time Lockheed Martin employee is a heavy load, but Andrea Romero says it’s worth it. On a typical weekday she’s at Lockheed Martin by 6:30 a.m., where she is a technical writer and developer contractor. In the afternoon, she’s […]

Growing Accessibility in the Gaming Industry

Providing more opportunities for people with disabilities in the video game and simulation industries is the theme of the second annual Press Play Conference in downtown Orlando on Jan. 12. The Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy at UCF and local partners are sponsoring the half-day conference aimed at educating and inspiring people with disabilities. “The gaming and […]

UCF to Offer New Doctoral Degree in Strategic Communication

As new forms of media and concerns over “fake news” grow, UCF is finding a way to prepare its graduates for best practices in the field of communications. The university next fall will begin offering a doctorate in strategic communication, which will teach students working in nonacademic and professional settings how to effectively counter rumor, […]