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UCF Alumnus Directs Lockheed Martin’s Relief Efforts for Hurricane Maria

UCF Alumnus Directs Lockheed Martin’s Relief Efforts for Hurricane Maria

Forty horses. Sixteen cars. One commercial airplane. What do these things all have in common? They each weigh roughly 80,000 pounds, the amount of relief supplies Lockheed Martin’s crisis-management lead Ron Hawks ’12 helped a team to collect, organize and deliver to Puerto Rico last year after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria. One year ago […]

UCF’s Live Oak Event Center Will Be Early Voting Site for General Election

University of Central Florida students, faculty and staff will be able to cast their ballots before Election Day on UCF’s main campus at a new early voting site at the Live Oak Event Center. The Student Government Association worked with Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles to establish the early voting center where members […]

UCF English Language Institute Teams with Atlanta Braves to Break Communication Barriers

The UCF English Language Institute renewed a partnership this week with the Atlanta Braves to teach language and cultural programs for young baseball prospects from the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Cuba and Nicaragua. The program, which launched in April and graduated its inaugural class Aug. 22, welcomes a new group of players today for […]

Puerto Rican Student Association’s Refocused Priorities Unite Community

When senior economics major Jose Rivera founded the Puerto Rican Student Association at UCF in mid-September 2017, he had no idea that within a few days the organization’s priorities would switch from primarily uniting students on campus to helping relief efforts for the island after Hurricane Maria swept through on Sept. 20. The storm results […]