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Community Partnership Schools Create Opportunities for Success

Community Partnership Schools Create Opportunities for Success

Last month, staff and community leaders from various after-school providers, nonprofits, the Alachua County Public Schools and other organizations traveled to Orlando to visit two successful ...

5 UCF Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

5 UCF Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

Five recent UCF graduates have received prestigious Fulbright awards that will allow them to travel abroad to pursue research and educational opportunities or teach English. This year’s recipients ...

UCF Students, Recent Graduates Earn Scholarships, Present at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

UCF Students, Recent Graduates Earn Scholarships, Present at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

A team of UCF researchers will brief emergency responders from across the state about their work looking at the impact of recent hurricanes.

Doctoral Candidate’s Children to Accept Degree on Behalf of Mother Who Recently Died

Doctoral Candidate’s Children to Accept Degree on Behalf of Mother Who Recently Died

After losing her 10-year battle with breast cancer in January, Maribel Ortiz-Pina’s family will receive her degree posthumously in honor of the educational leadership student’s hard work.

African-American Moms Are Helicopter Parents Too, But Endgame is Survival

African-American Moms Are Helicopter Parents Too, But Endgame is Survival

Study finds African-American mothers live in fear that their sons will be stopped by people in authority and could potentially be killed, which impacts the way these women parent their sons.

HMI Student Group Delivers Buckets of Halloween Candy to Children at Shelter, Wins Impact Award

HMI Student Group Delivers Buckets of Halloween Candy to Children at Shelter, Wins Impact Award

SHIMA leadership accepts the ‘Best Event for a Small Group’ at this year’s SGA Impact Awards. SHIMA leadership (left to right): Renann Kassis, President; Jolene Kitt, Vice President; Destiny ...

107 UCF Faculty Promoted

107 UCF Faculty Promoted

UCF’s 2018-19 promotion and tenure process concluded last week with 107 faculty promoted, 29 of whom will be recommended for tenure at the May 16 Board of Trustees meeting. Approved tenures and ...

KnightED Talks Student Showcase Engages Generations of Learners

KnightED Talks Student Showcase Engages Generations of Learners

Future teachers from UCF and high school teaching academies watch as Chris Pomponyo ’12, Seminole County Public Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year, hops onto a chair and engages his students in a ...

Ross Wolf Named Interim Assistant Provost Of UCF Downtown

Ross Wolf Named Interim Assistant Provost Of UCF Downtown

In less than 150 days, UCF Downtown will hold classes at its 21st-century campus, connecting students to a thriving urban district full of opportunity with their academic program of study. To further ...

UCF Recognizes 30 Influential Alumni Under 30

UCF Recognizes 30 Influential Alumni Under 30

“Our 2019 30 Under 30 recipients are extraordinary examples of what it means to represent UCF with pride. The impact this group has made in the world — through both their professional and ...

Kojelis Family, US Baltic Foundation Scholarship Helps Dual-Degree Program Students With International Travel, Living Expenses

Kojelis Family, US Baltic Foundation Scholarship Helps Dual-Degree Program Students With International Travel, Living Expenses

Through the generosity of the Kojelis Family, the U.S. Baltic Foundation’s $250,000 donation to the UCF Foundation will support students in the new dual undergraduate program in public ...

Looking for Summer Camps in Orlando? Check Out These UCF-affiliated Options

Looking for Summer Camps in Orlando? Check Out These UCF-affiliated Options

From athletics to the arts to science to storytelling, there are plenty of summer camps for learning and play affiliated with UCF that can help keep students busy during the summer break. Deadlines ...

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