UCF Student Spearheads Relief for Hurricane Sandy

UCF Student Spearheads Relief for Hurricane Sandy

While his New Jersey family and friends were grappling with cold temperatures and no power, one student at the University of Central Florida led a campus-wide relief effort to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Tyler M. Neher, a junior studying Biology, is a native of coastal New Jersey. He’s among the more than 500 […]

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    Gary Bruckner, a 21-year-old hospitality management major, is on pace to graduate in near-record time, as he is slated to complete his four-year degree this August – exactly three years from when he first enrolled at the University of Central Florida. The New York native’s decision to hurry through college is largely due to the […]

  • UCF Bangs a Gong (and Conch Shells and Glockenspiels) in New York

    On the longest day of the year, public spaces across the five buroughs of New York City erupt with sound during the Make Music New York festival—and UCF’s percussionists were there to join in on the celebration. The festival is an innovative approach to making music—it’s a free celebration of sound, where 460 cities across […]

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Megan Licata, '08

    Thanks to her introduction to marketing communications and “unbelievable” internship experiences at UCF, Megan Licata, ’08, finds herself stranded on an island — on purpose! As communications manager for the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Megan oversees, creates and implements all marketing communications for the luxury hotel brand, from its website and onsite collateral, to local and […]

  • Up Close And Personal With Parasites, Blood Cells

    More than 40 eager 5th graders at Carillion Elementary in Oviedo got an eyeful of worms, blood diseases and parasites at a recent Super Scientist class led by UCF Biomedical associate professor Dr. William Self. Armed with microscopes from UCF, blood and fecal slide samples (all enclosed and non-infectious), students took turns examining the fascinating […]

  • 'Guide to Green Colleges' Lists UCF

    UCF maintained its standing this year as one of the 330 most environmentally responsible colleges in the nation, according to The Princeton Review’s annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” The 2014 list was released this week just ahead of April 22 Earth Day in partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building […]

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