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  • UCF trustee Meg Crofton resigns to move to Calif.

     
    Meg Crofton has resigned from her seat on the University of Central Florida's board of trustees. Crofton recently submitted her letter of resignation to Gov. Rick Scott, effective Feb. 1. She said in her letter that she's moving to California as part of...
  • State extends deadline for applying for trustee positions at UCF, 3 other universities

     
    If you've ever wanted to serve on the board of trustees at the University of Central Florida, you still have time to apply. The Board of Governors, which oversees the State University System, has extended the deadline for sending in applications to...
  • Paved with new money, lawmakers warping through budget work

     
    TALLAHASSEE – In warp-speed fashion, the Florida Senate’s budget committee unanimously passed a $74.3 billion spending plan Wednesday that gives teachers pay-raises, pumps millions of dollars into university construction, and is loaded down...
  • UCF’s campus hero doesn’t have time for speculation

     
    University of Central Florida Police Chief Richard Beary holds a crime-scene photo of a weapon owned by a former student who committed suicide Monday. Photo credit: Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The foiled school shooting at the...
  • UCF receives $1.8 million for new program to encourage students to study math, science

     
    The University of Central Florida has received a $1.8 million federal grant to fund a new program the university hopes will dramatically increase the number of students entering the so-called STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. State...
  • Obama arrives in Orlando, drops by local OFA office with pizzas, works the phones

     
    President Barack Obama arrived in Orlando Sunday evening in preparation for his rally with former president Bill Clinton at the University of Central Florida, and on the way to the hotel swung by the main Orlando office of the Obama For America / Organize...
  • Republican Marco Pena has new TV spot touting UCF, Bright Futures

     
    Republican Marco Pena, the former University of Central Florida student president who is in a neck-and-neck race in Democratic-leaning House District 49 in Orange County, has a new television ad touting his time at UCF and his commitment to the state's...
  • UCF to offer free online classes

     
    The University of Central Florida has joined the growing ranks of universities nationwide that are offering free online courses to the masses. Starting next year, UCF will offer two free courses through a new online learning platform called Canvas...
  • Obama campaign appealing to Florida on innovation initiatives

     
    Perhaps seeing an opportunity in Florida's research and high-tech industries, and those voters who love them, the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama released a report this morning touting the president's record on supporting research in...
  • Report: UCF, other Florida universities rate high in awarding degrees to minorities

     
    The University of Central Florida and several other Florida universities are among the top in the country for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students each year, a new report shows. UCF ranks 13th in the nation, according to a ranking...
  • Our Whole Community celebrates fifth anniversary

     
    Our Whole Community, the Christian organization dedicated to promoting and producing healthy lifestyles throughout Central Florida, is celebrating its five-year anniversary.   “I am thankful to God for the work we have been able to accomplish in...