UCF Researchers Receive $2.6 Million Grant to Equip English-learner Educators, Students for Success

UCF Researchers Receive $2.6 Million Grant to Equip English-learner Educators, Students for Success

The federal funding will allow the team to implement a three-pronged, research-backed approach to bolster English learners’ academic success and ...
Florencio "Eloy" Hernandez, left, will be replaced by Naim Kapucu, right.

Pegasus Professor Naim Kapucu Steps Into Interim Associate Dean of Research and Innovation Role

Kapucu takes the helm following the departure of Florencio ‘Eloy’ Hernandez, who has been the college’s associate dean of research ...
Rising in U.S. News Rankings, UCF Advances Florida’s Workforce Through High-quality Online Programs

Rising in U.S. News Rankings, UCF Advances Florida’s Workforce Through High-quality Online Programs

Nine UCF programs rank in the top 10 nationally, providing flexibility and increased opportunities for students to succeed in critical, ...
New $1.25 Million UCF Project Addresses State’s Critical Shortage of Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists

New $1.25 Million UCF Project Addresses State’s Critical Shortage of Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists

Project CENTRAL is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and will help educators in the ...
UCF Podcast: Reflecting on a Lifetime of Service to Students, Space and Community

UCF Podcast: Reflecting on a Lifetime of Service to Students, Space and Community

Gregg Buckingham ’02EdD, an associate lecturer in UCF’s School of Public Administration who worked for NASA for 28 years, shares ...
UCF Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Establish Local Resiliency Hubs

UCF Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Establish Local Resiliency Hubs

The $50,000 award allows the university’s team to develop the project with government and community partners ...
UCF Recognizes 6 Top Scholars as 2022 Luminary Award Winners

UCF Recognizes 6 Top Scholars as 2022 Luminary Award Winners

The honor is designed to recognize some of UCF’s brightest stars who shine a positive light on UCF and on ...
7 Florida Schools Receive Funding to Develop Community Partnership Schools

7 Florida Schools Receive Funding to Develop Community Partnership Schools

Florida is now home to 36 Community Partnership Schools serving over 33,000 students and their communities ...
UCF Alum Sworn in as New Orlando Police Chief

UCF Alum Sworn in as New Orlando Police Chief

Eric Smith ’93 graduated with a degree in criminal justice and has worked at the Orlando Police Department for nearly ...
UCF Alumna Named First Hispanic Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools

UCF Alumna Named First Hispanic Superintendent of Orange County Public Schools

Maria Vazquez ’95MEd ’10EdD has served as the district’s deputy superintendent since 2018 ...
College of Community Innovation and Education’s New Dean Shares Excitement for Return to UCF

College of Community Innovation and Education’s New Dean Shares Excitement for Return to UCF

Grant Hayes, who previously spent 17 years at UCF, is once again a Knight after seven years in leadership at ...
Introducing New Faculty

Introducing New Faculty

Thirteen new faculty members join the College of Community Innovation and Education this fall ...
UCF Alumni Announces 2022 Shining Knights Award Winners

UCF Alumni Announces 2022 Shining Knights Award Winners

The honors include the Michelle Akers Award, Distinguished Alumni, Honorary Alumni, Young Alumni, Distinguished Student and the Champion’s Award ...
USTA Partners with UCF for Inaugural Adaptive Tennis Event

USTA Partners with UCF for Inaugural Adaptive Tennis Event

Many of the participants hailed from UCF’s Inclusive Education Services program, but participants of all ages and abilities joined volunteers ...
UCF’s Inclusive Education Services Moves to Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute

UCF’s Inclusive Education Services Moves to Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute

The institute hopes the transition will help catalyze expansion of the IES program and the opportunities available to the students ...
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