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  • UCF chooses new education college dean

    UCF chooses new education college dean
    A leader at Oklahoma State University has been tapped as the new dean at the University of Central Florida's College of Education and Human Performance, officials said Friday. Pamela Carroll will replace the college's interim dean, Grant Hayes, who is...
  • Scott urges lawmakers to keep tuition costs low

    Scott urges lawmakers to keep tuition costs low
    TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott, flanked by dozens of college students, called on legislators Wednesday to approve his proposals to “hold the line” on tuition costs for both undergraduate and graduate courses. “A great education that you...
  • Why do Angelina Jolie's health decisions resonate?

    Why do Angelina Jolie's health decisions resonate?
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: "Flashpoint" and host Ginger Gadsden look at how actress Angelina Jolie's health decisions have resonated with the public. The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6.  The topics include...
  • Lawmakers advance bills on guns for campus, evacuations

    Lawmakers advance bills on  guns for campus, evacuations
    TALLAHASSEE — People will be able to carry guns on Florida's college campuses, and residents without a concealed-carry permit fleeing a hurricane would be allowed to bring firearms if bills moving through the Legislature make it into law. Rep. Greg...
  • Double shooting near UCF marks 2nd in 2 weeks

    Double shooting near UCF marks 2nd in 2 weeks
    The UCF-area shooting that left two men critically injured Thursday night has raised more concerns about student safety and gang activity in the neighborhoods bordering the campus off Alafaya Trail. Although the victims — ages 21 and 22 —...
  • Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices

    Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices
    On a Saturday afternoon in October 2004, my father invited me to a service project in Parramore, the historical heart of Orlando's African-American community. A freshman at Winter Park High School, I was unfamiliar with the concept of community service,...
  • New York group buys student housing near UCF

    New York group buys student housing near UCF
    A New York investment group purchased a 624-student apartment near the University of Central Florida as part of a $300 million portfolio acquisition. Investcorp's purchase of Orion on Orpington, located northeast of East Colonial Drive and State Road...
  • UCF to screen 'Roadtrip Nation' show featuring student

    UCF to screen 'Roadtrip Nation' show featuring student
    The PBS documentary featuring a UCF student, a big green RV and three other college students will get a special, on-campus screening Thursday. The episode of Roadtrip Nation features Johnathan Allen, a marketing major at the University of Central Florida,...
  • Want to know about the UCF downtown Orlando campus proposal?

    Want to know about the UCF downtown Orlando campus proposal?
    What do you think about the University of Central Florida's plan to build a downtown Orlando campus? UCF leaders want to hear from students and faculty members during two campus forums scheduled this month. The university is seeking to build an...
  • DeLand graduate Maddox wins NCWA national title

    DeLand graduate Maddox wins NCWA national title
    Former DeLand wrestler Stuart Maddox won the NCWA national title in the 235-pound weight class this past weekend in Allen, Texas. The North Florida wrestler defeated Liberty's Evan Canady 5-3 in the final. Maddox, who graduated from DeLand in 2010, is...
  • Quick-witted and funny, Cheryl Hines' father was big influence in her life

    Quick-witted and funny, Cheryl Hines' father was big influence in her life
    Those green eyes, that arched eyebrow, the slight shoulder shrug — actress Cheryl Hines got those from her father. "Cheryl has a certain way of raising her eyebrows or a slight shrug that is pure Dad. Dad was a master of nonverbal communication,"...