| Oct 14, 2013
Americans have long turned to the "Dummies" and "Complete Idiot's Guide" series to fill in their know-how gaps. Each edition provides explanations and tips in easy to understand, systematic fashion.
The tongue-in-cheek titles succeed because they're...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Theatre UCF opens lighthearted musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone" this Thursday, Oct. 17, at its Main Stage Theater on the UCF campus. The play runs through Nov. 2.
"The Drowsy Chaperone" made its Broadway debut in 2006, and won five Tony Awards....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The state has authorized the release of $20 million in "performance funding" for state universities, meaning UCF could get a $2.6 million bonus as early as this week.
The money is from a new legislative effort that aims to give out extra money to...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:35 PM
My inbox is packed with pent-up pink frustration and warring opinions about University of Central Florida's recent game-day television commercial. Today, readers have at it.
Dear Beth, My mom passed away four years ago at the age of 49 after battling...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Last weekend's "bounce house brawl" was a chance for the University of Central Florida to play one of college's big boys on a big-network stage.
The nationally televised game was also a chance for UCF to sell itself off the field.
The school's pitch:...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Trustees at the University of Central Florida this afternoon approved a $1.4 billion operating budget for the coming school year that includes no tuition increase.
But Chief Financial Officer Bill Merck explained that base undergraduate tuition for...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Public University Housing Rates
This chart shows the least and most expensive on-campus housing rates at each of Florida's public universities in 2012-13. These prices are per person for the fall and spring semesters.
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| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Take a look around UCF's new NorthView student housing complex and it's hard to believe families are struggling to cover college costs.
The apartments feature first-class amenities such as granite countertops, side-by-side refrigerators and 60-inch...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
K-State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber announced the promotions of Drew Speraw (pronounced SPEAR-awe)and Dustin Yoder on his coaching staff on Friday.
The program’s video coordinator for the past year, Speraw has been promoted to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Valencia, Seminole State and Lake-Sumter State colleges have won a $1.5 million grant to help boost the number of minority students who earn bachelor's degrees in so-called STEM fields. The three-year grant will pay for staff to advise and to help...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A law passed this spring by the Florida legislature gave parents more say over the education of their children with disabilities. Tonight, a group of Central Florida advocates for people with disabilities is gathering parents, teachers and advocates to...