UCF Business News
Do You Notice The Misteak? (So Will Employers on Your Resume)
You may have seen someone’s resume with misspelled words, poor grammar, and sentences that just didn’t make sense. And what do you think their chances are of getting hired? For students and alumni who don’t want to fall into those same pitfalls, here’s your opportunity for a trial run to clean up those resumes. UCF’s […]
Business Building Remodel Spring 2017
The Business Administration Building 1 (BA-1) renovation project to improve the common areas on the first and second floors of the college began over Winter Break. All classes and activities will continue as scheduled throughout construction. Most of the main work will be conducted afterhours and on weekends to minimize disruption to the college. The […]
UCF Business Alumni, Partners to be Honored at 2017 Hall of Fame Ceremony
The University of Central Florida College of Business will host its 18th annual Business Hall of Fame banquet on Feb. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rosen Shingle Creek. More than 600 College of Business alumni, faculty, students, corporate partners and friends of UCF are expected to attend this signature annual event. ”A Knight […]
Florida Forecast: Trump Policies Expected to Boost Economy in Sunshine State
Like a double shot of espresso, the incoming Donald Trump administration’s economic policies should provide a “turbo boost” to Florida’s economy, says University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith in his most recent economic forecast for the state. “A double-barreled fiscal policy and, in particular, a regulatory rollback of the Affordable Care Act and Dodd-Frank […]
UCF Professor to Take Helm of Top Journal in Public Administration
The American Society of Public Administration has selected Jeremy Hall of the School of Public Administration at UCF as one of two new editors-in-chief of Public Administration Review, the nation’s top journal in public administration research, theory and practice. Hall and Paul Battaglio of the University of Texas at Dallas will lead the journal from […]
UCF Awards 300,000th Degree to Outstanding Accounting Student
About six years ago, a trip to the University of Central Florida campus to visit her older sister convinced Kamila Pervaiz she wanted to be Knight. On Saturday, the younger Pervaiz crossed the stage to receive her accounting degree. It was the 300,000th degree awarded by UCF. President John Hitt and College of Business Dean […]
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Sunny with a Chance of Startups
Optimism may be the mother of invention. UCF Assistant Management Professor Aaron McKenny, Ph.D., takes a look at the effect entrepreneurial optimism has on startups and small business growth. Widespread collective entrepreneurial optimism in the U.S. is highly predictive of the number of new venture startups and small business growth, according to a study by […]
From the College
UCF Honors Franklin Street Executive with
Business Alumni Award at 2017 Hall of FameORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 –Yvonne Baker, Regional Managing Partner at Franklin Street, will be honored with a Notable Knight Award at the 2017 University of Central Florida College of Business annual Hall of Fame banquet on Feb. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida.
College of Business, Foundation Welcome New Executive Director of AdvancementUCF College of Business and the UCF Foundation welcome Susan Glenn as Executive Director of Advancement at the College of Business. Glenn’s focus will be on gift strategies and solicitations to create successful fund-raising outcomes from alumni and community partners to help aid student scholarships, grow faculty professorships, update and build new facilities and expand academic programming.
#UCFBusiness DeVos Sport Business Management Celebrates Diversity WeekDid you know that last year, Becky Hammon made history as the first female NBA assistant coach ever? This week, the UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) DeVos Sport Business Management Program is showcasing the ways in which diversity and inclusive policies play a role in the world of sports and contribute to organizational success.…
In the News
Fox 35: Florida's economy under a Trump administrationhttp://www.fox35orlando.com/good-day/231594392-video
WalletHub: Ask the Experts - 2017 Financial PredictionsSean Snaith, Director of UCF's Institute of Economic Competitiveness, weighs in on what the New Year will bring for the economy.
Wallethub: 2016 Black Friday Freshness ReportWhy do retailers repeat the same Black Friday deals year after year?
Recession still has Floridians reeling and anxious about electionSANFORD — Drive northeast along the state’s I-4 corridor and you quickly get a glimpse at why Floridians say they feel financially insecure this election cycle.
Don't call him Chicken Little, but UCF economist Sean Snaith has growing concern of a recessionThough Florida may continue to outperform the country, University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith is increasingly fretting that a recession could be on the horizon.
How is Zika affecting residential real estate in Miami Beach?Zika cases continue to grow in Miami Dade County. Authorities this week reported several new mosquito-born infections including six cases in Miami Beach where a Zika zone stretches from 8th Street to 63rd Street.