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Hey, Did You Forget? — “National Punctuation Day” (Sept. 24) is Coming!

Hey, Did You Forget? — “National Punctuation Day” (Sept. 24) is Coming!

To some people, punctuation is a pain in the asterisk. Others regard the apostrophe, exclamation point and other handy devices as guardrails that keep our words from becoming a jumble of nonsense. But to Jeff Rubin, founder of National Punctuation Day on Sept. 24, the symbols are necessities that do more than just separate sentences. […]

UCF Collaborates with Microsoft to Enhance Research, Learning and Student Success

A new collaboration with Microsoft will have a big impact for UCF students and the Central Florida community. “Microsoft will bring invaluable insight and expertise to UCF as we create 21st-century learning environments that will prepare our students for the jobs of the future and better position them for opportunities in growing industries.” As part […]

UCF Football vs. FAU: What You Need to Know for Friday on Campus

The No. 16 UCF Knights will go head to head against the FAU Owls in Spectrum Stadium at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, for a nationally televised game on ESPN. UCF owns the longest winning streak in the nation, now at 15 games, and is the highest-ranked team in Florida and the top team in […]

Let’s Talk About UCF’s Future

Since my first day as president, I’ve talked about building a bold, new future with your help. That’s why I hope you’ll join me next week for a series of campus conversations to share your aspirations for UCF and how we can make them a reality. Monday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m. Lewis Auditorium (COM102), College […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.