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UCF Art Professor and Performance Artist Lands Spot in Smithsonian Exhibit

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz feels she represents more than just herself in her art. When she is creating, she feels the characters bursting forth to tell their stories – and all the while she struggles with all they represent. “I keep them [characters] locked up, you know, because if I let them out I can’t function,” said […]

Veterans at UCF Hone Skills, Experience to Become Entrepreneurs

Take a military daughter, add degrees in psychology, management and human-resource development, mix in more than 20 years in the Air Force and eight years of company ownership and you’ve got a candidate poised to succeed as an entrepreneur. Except for one thing – the needed expertise to scale from the startup stage to a […]

Medical Robotics Company Harnesses UCF Research for Computer-Aided Surgery

A medical robotics company has licensed University of Central Florida expertise to develop software for a new surgical-robotic platform. AVRA Medical Robotics Inc., which has an office in the UCF Business Incubator, has partnered with Professor Zhihua Qu and research Professor Eytan Pollak of the College of Engineering & Computer Science to develop algorithms and […]

It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Closets — and Personal Relationships

I looked at my calendar recently and realized that spring is rapidly approaching. Each year at this time, I’m like millions of others who undertake the task of spring cleaning our homes. We wash our windows. We dust in places guests will never see. We turn mattresses and change out bed sets. If we are […]

How Partnerships, UCF and A Gutsy Scientist Led to Commercialization Success

A discovery in a research lab at the University of Central Florida is helping keep safe crews  in power plants, workers with industrial gases and even aerospace engineers. Intellipigment, a colorchanging adhesive tape that detects hydrogen leaks, was created thanks to the collaboration between UCF and NASA researchers in 2010. After rigorous testing, the tape […]

UCF Business Honors Distinguished Alumni, Partners, Entrepreneurs at Hall of Fame

With a nod to rock band Queen and inspiration from the Broadway hit Hamilton, the University of Central Florida College of Business inducted three distinguished alumni at its 18th annual Hall of Fame gala Thursday evening at Rosen Shingle Creek. More than 740 alumni, community and corporate partners celebrated the Knight at the Opera-themed inductions […]

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 […]

From the College

  • College of Business, Foundation Welcome New Executive Director of Advancement
    UCF 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.
  • Florida Today Business Newsmakers: Hodges Joins UCF
    Erika Hodges joined UCF’s College of Business Administration as Director of Communications & Marketing in February. In this role, she is tasked with leading the communications and marketing efforts for UCF’s next generation business school with its more than 8,000 students and promoting the college’s culture of engagement along with its faculty, students, alumni and partners. In addition, she serves as a member of the Communications & Marketing team for the nation’s second largest university.
  • #UCFBusiness DeVos Sport Business Management Celebrates Diversity Week
    Did 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.…

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