Nation’s Coolest: UCF Club Consistently Ranks High in ‘Green’ Engineering Competition

Nation's Coolest: UCF Club Consistently Ranks High in 'Green' Engineering Competition

UCF mechanical engineering senior Kevin Bauer wants people to know that the national award-winning student club he leads – the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers – is devoted to reducing global energy consumption, and not to repairing appliances. The student engineers design and build heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems for buildings and for […]

UCF Fills Reflecting Pond With Thousands of Water Bottles to Celebrate Earth Day

Spirit Splash is typically the only time during the year when students are allowed to enter the UCF Reflecting Pond. But on Wednesday, approximately 150,000 plastic water bottles filled the pond in an attempt to show waste and promote sustainability. With the help of David Norvell, assistant vice president of sustainability, and UCF Recycles, event […]

Bike Week Cruises to Campus Starting Monday

The bicycle is king next week as UCF celebrates Bike Week 2015. Bike Week will pack in a slew of bike-related activities, starting with a bicycle flash mob on Monday that organizers hope will bring together a sea of two-wheeled transportation. “I think it’s going to be a really fun week of events,” said Student […]

Peddling for a Passion

From June 2013 to June 2014, Stephen Szucs, ’05, generated only one bag of garbage. After graduating from UCF with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Szucs taught English in Barcelona, led adventure tours across North America, traveled, owned a solar company and bartended. But, then he discovered his real passion. Dedicating himself to living a […]