Business & Economy

UCF Business Alumni, Partners to be Honored at 20th Annual Hall of Fame

UCF Business Alumni, Partners to be Honored at 20th Annual Hall of Fame

UCF’s College of Business will host its 20th annual Business Hall of Fame gala Feb. 12, 2019, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rosen Shingle Creek. During the event, which honors the college’s most distinguished alumni and partners, three UCF graduates will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Nine other UCF alumni and two organizations […]

UCF Student Wins National Sales Challenge Competition

Competing against more than 75 top performing sales students from the United States and abroad, UCF marketing student Oliver Saikaly won the individual championship at the recent 2018 National Sales Challenge at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. Saikaly and teammate Emily Davila, both members of the College of Business’ Professional Selling Program, also […]

Healthy Eating and Travel Apps Win Big at UCF’s 2018 Social Venture Competition

A pocket dietitian, road-trip-sharing service and an app designed to improve countryside travel earned top honors at UCF’s 2018 Social Venture Competition. The competition, which took place Nov. 15 and is in its third year, rewards students who develop solutions intended to impact society’s biggest problems. Senior photonic science and engineering major Rafaela Frota beat […]

9 UCF Alumni-Owned Businesses to Support on Small Business Saturday

While the season of holiday sales is upon us, don’t forget to support local business owners on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24. These entrepreneurs are some of the UCF alumni who provide goods and services that make Orlando an even greater place to shop, eat and relax. Pop Parlour Serving up sweets is practically in […]

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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.