RWC Users More Likely to Have Higher GPAs, Stay in School

RWC Users More Likely to Have Higher GPAs, Stay in School

Students who use college recreational facilities and programs are likely to see benefits beyond just physical fitness. At the University of Central Florida, Recreation and Wellness Center users are likely to have higher grade-point averages compared to non-users, and are more likely to stay in school, according to university data. Those who used the RWC […]

Rosen College of Hospitality Management Receives $1.5 Million

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has made a generous commitment of $1.5 million to help fund construction of a new foodservice lab at the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. The facility will be named the Marriott Foodservice Lab. The new 3,500-square-foot lab is needed to accommodate rapid growth […]

Greek Students Raise UCF Record-Breaking $1 Million for Charity

Fraternities and sororities at the University of Central Florida collectively donated to charity more than $1 million – the most in a single year – in the 2016-17 academic year. Nearly 4,000 students who make up the 47 social Greek-lettered organizations on campus raised $1,065,391 from August 2016 to May 2017. Money raised went to […]

Two UCF Knights Highlight TEDx Orlando Talk

Albert Manero ‘16, president of Limbitless Solutions, will speak about the power of technology and art to help children unlock their identities during the relaunch of TEDx Orlando on Saturday, June 24. UCF biology Pegasus Professor Graham Worthy also will speak about the pressures of population growth on the future of Florida’s coasts. TED Talks […]

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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.