UCF Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholar Awarded STEM Fellowship

November 5, 2018 by
Matthew Taylor, a UCF postdoctoral scholar in STEM education, was selected for one of ten highly-competitive annual CADRE fellowships. Recipients receive a one-year fellowship to work with the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), a resource network for STEM education researchers supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CADRE Fellows program, which is now in its tenth year, provides capacity building and networking opportunities for researchers who […]

Aspiring Child Engineers Test Creative Problem-solving Skills at UCF Summer Camp

July 26, 2018 by
This summer, aspiring engineers in grades 3-8 tested their creative problem-solving skills at the EEK! Engineering Education for Kids summer camp, a week-long immersive workshop with hands-on team projects. Children were introduced to various stages of the engineering process including design, prototyping and testing to learn how engineering works. See what these future engineers created […]

Action for Literacy Through Teacher Preparation, Professional Partnerships

July 18, 2018 by
In the College of Community Innovation and Education at the University of Central Florida (UCF), we view partnerships as one of our core values. The UCF Literacy Symposium, an annual conference with a mission to be at the forefront of literacy learning, is one example of a strategic partnership between our college and in-service educators. […]

Botswana Trip Encourages Student to Create Community Service Project

February 1, 2018 by
Participating in our college’s Botswana study abroad program last summer inspired undergraduate student Maurice McLeish to create the Service Tour of Central Florida. McLeish received a $1,000 John L. Brinson Endowed Scholarship and had an opportunity to visit multiple Botswana cities along with spending two weeks at the Artesia Junior Secondary School in Gaborone. He […]