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UCF to Launch 1st Data Analytics and Visualization Boot Camp

UCF to Launch 1st Data Analytics and Visualization Boot Camp

University of Central Florida Continuing Education, in partnership with Trilogy Education, will launch its first Data Analytics and Visualization Boot Camp on Sept. 11. The program provides the practical and technical skills needed to solve complex data analytics and visualization problems. Trilogy Education works with universities across the nation including University of California at Berkley, […]

The Future of Cryptocurrency

The very beginnings of the most widely known digital currency, Bitcoin, are veiled in mystery. Conceptualized and launched as an immediate response to the worldwide financial crisis in 2008, Bitcoin was the brainchild of Satoshi Nakamoto. The rallying cry behind it attracted a following of the tech-savvy and the bank-disgruntled: “Remove third parties, like the […]

Change is Good, Change is Needed – Like Now for Me

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” – From the final episode of The Office television show. Studies show that the most common fears among people are the fear of heights, snakes, enclosed spaces, and being in a social setting. But there’s a […]

Board of Governors, UCF Honor Lockheed Martin as Business Champion

Board of Governors Chair Ned Lautenbach recognized Lockheed Martin as a State University System Business Champion on Wednesday, starting a new tradition designed to highlight companies with outstanding university partnerships. The award, an expansion of the State University System’s Think Florida: A Higher Degree for Business initiative, was created by Chair Lautenbach to honor businesses […]

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A Graduation Story

More than 4,500 UCF students graduated during December 15-16 commencement ceremonies. The anticipated graduates include 3,712 who filed intents to receive bachelor’s degrees, 810 for master’s degrees, four for education specialist degrees and 65 for doctoral degrees. With this week’s graduations, UCF will have awarded more than 225,000 degrees since classes began in 1968.