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  • Valencia College student robbed at gunpoint on Little Econ Trail

    Valencia College student robbed at gunpoint on Little Econ Trail
    A Valencia College student was robbed at gunpoint while riding her bicycle on Little Econ Greenway on Monday night, an Orange County sheriff's spokeswoman said. The 21-year-old student told deputies three men approached her near Blanchard Park shortly...
  • Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters

    Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters
    Rubio's consolation? In the event that Marco Rubio does not advance in the Republican primary season to the nomination for his party, he should be on a short list of prospective ambassadors to Cuba. Whether it is a President Rand Paul or Hillary...
  • Florida Virtual School student wins with STEM projects

    Florida Virtual School student wins with STEM projects
    To encourage students in STEM programs, this month President Barack Obama launched a $100 million TechHire initiative to provide more Americans with training to secure good paying jobs in the high-tech industry. And locally, Gov. Rick Scott proposed $30...
  • UCF moves closer to starting pilot program for disabled students

    UCF moves closer to starting pilot program for disabled students
    The University of Central Florida is moving forward with a new pilot program to invite students with disabilities to live and learn on campus. The university announced this week it will begin accepting applications Friday for the five openings when...
  • USTA breaks ground on new tennis facility in Orlando

    The United States Tennis Association is breaking ground on a new facility in Orlando. Officials on Wednesday broke ground on the USTA National Campus facility, which will have more than 100 courts when it is completed next year. The facility will...
  • USTA's campus set to anchor Lake Nona sports district

    USTA's campus set to anchor Lake Nona sports district
    As the U.S. Tennis Association breaks ground today on a $60 million facility in Lake Nona, developers from the Tavistock Group laid out plans for an 11-square-mile sports district there. The USTA National Campus will anchor 63 acres on the north portion...
  • Free festival at arts center unites city, UCF

     Free festival at arts center unites city, UCF
    Can Central Florida's cheers for UCF move from the football field to the concert hall? Starting Friday, six days of free events — including appearances by actress Kate Mulgrew and singer Sisaundra Lewis — at Orlando's downtown performing-...
  • University of Central Florida to host federal grant program workshop

    University of Central Florida to host federal grant program workshop
    A University of Central Florida workshop will lead entrepreneurs and small business owners through the application process for a couple of federal grant programs. The session will be led by the school's Business Incubation Program and will feature...
  • College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar

    College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar
    Kari Williams was a student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing her students, when she developed an interest in exploring the world. “I started getting the bug to see the world, and for international travel,” she said. Eventually...
  • UCF, Valencia divided over calculator use in math classes

    UCF, Valencia divided over calculator use in math classes
    In math professor Brian Macon's class, his Valencia College students are allowed to pull out their calculators for half of the test. At the University of Central Florida, that piece of technology is almost never allowed. The two schools have a tight...
  • Work to start on downtown Orlando's Creative Village

    Work to start on downtown Orlando's Creative Village
    Even with new uncertainties about state funding for a downtown UCF campus, work is set to start as soon as this month on Orlando's long-envisioned Creative Village project. Almost a decade after the concept emerged for a mixture of higher-ed classrooms,...