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. Other Recent News Changing […]

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 Changing Health Habits in China Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone UCF Receives $8 million in Grants to Enhance Special-needs Training for Education Majors Tales from UCF’s […]

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 […]