American Planning Association Donates $26,000 Scholarship Fund to Newly Accredited Planning Program Students

December 11, 2018 by
Students pursuing their master’s degree in urban and regional planning in the School of Public Administration have an additional opportunity to apply for financial support. The Orlando Metro Section of the American Planning Association (APA) established the Judith Mucci Endowed Scholarship Fund at UCF. “The Judith Mucci Scholarship Fund will allow us to increase our […]

8 UCF Alumni Elected to Florida Legislature

November 9, 2018 by
Anna Eskamani ’12 ’15MNM ’15MPA, a Democrat and first-time candidate, was elected in District 47 in Orange County. Other Recent News First Fully-Online HMI Graduate Student to Work on NSF Project American Planning Association Donates $26,000 Scholarship Fund to Newly Accredited Planning Program Students UCF Awarded Grant From Health Foundation American Society of Criminology Division of […]

UCF Alumnus Directs Lockheed Martin’s Relief Efforts for Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2018 by
Forty horses. Sixteen cars. One commercial airplane. What do these things all have in common? They each weigh roughly 80,000 pounds, the amount of relief supplies Lockheed Martin’s crisis-management lead Ron Hawks ’12 helped a team to collect, organize and deliver to Puerto Rico last year after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria. One year ago on Sept. […]

UCF Alumna Brings Passion For Community To Career At City Hall

September 19, 2018 by
It’s no secret that Orlando is growing exponentially. Recently, the metro area’s population surpassed 2.5 million for the first time ever. With the seemingly endless addition of buildings and the 56,000 people that moved to the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford areas in 2017, it can be easy for residents to feel confused about all of the developments happening […]

Master of Nonprofit Management Earns First Accreditation in the World

July 12, 2018 by
UCF’s Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) has been a trailblazer when it comes to “firsts.” It was the first graduate degree to be offered online, and it was the first program to be authorized for an out-of-state cohort. Now, the degree has hit another milestone — it’s the first standalone nonprofit management degree in the […]

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and UCF Graduate

June 28, 2018 by
When UCF graduate student Jaha Dukureh started Safe Hands for Girls in 2013 to help end female genital mutilation, she admittedly Other Recent News First Fully-Online HMI Graduate Student to Work on NSF Project American Planning Association Donates $26,000 Scholarship Fund to Newly Accredited Planning Program Students UCF Awarded Grant From Health Foundation American Society […]

Emergency Management Alumni Help Communities Prepare For, Recover From Disaster

March 27, 2018 by
Alumnus Ron Hawks and his team unload supplies in Aguadilla. After Hurricane Maria’s category five winds died down and the pounding rains ceased, Puerto Rico was left devastated and in darkness. Millions of people were left without power, potable water and a viable means of communication. At Lockheed Martin’s Aguadilla location, which had opened just […]

UCF Program Prepares Leaders to Work in Nonprofit Sector

March 22, 2018 by
The University of Central Florida is producing nonprofit leaders, social justice advocates and community servants to impact communities in Central Florida and around the world, thanks to strong partnerships with local and state nonprofits. “Aside from the hands-on and classroom knowledge, our students also intern and/or become employed with different organizations,” said Stephanie Krick, director for […]