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U.S. Forecast: Continued Expansion Hinges on President’s Proposed Economic Policies

The November presidential election pushed stock prices higher and boosted consumer and business confidence, but a good mood is not the same as a good economy, says University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith. “Unless this mood translates into actual economic spending activity, the boost in confidence enjoyed thus far will prove to be fleeting,” […]

New Program Seeks to Help UCF Student Startups Succeed After Graduation

  ORLANDO, Fla. (May 22, 2017) – To provide support to graduating student startup businesses as they transition off campus, UCF College of Business’s UpStarts Accelerator and Blackstone LaunchPad have teamed up with non-profit, co-working space Canvs in Downtown Orlando. The new UCF Starters Transition Program at Canvs gives UCF entrepreneurs access to resources, mentors […]

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C-DECK Consulting Takes Top Honorsat Great Capstone Case Competition

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 1, 2017) – At the start of this semester’s 2017 Spring Capstone class, 900 UCF College of Business seniors broke into 180 teams to tackle a problem for corporate partner Verizon. On Friday, only 24 teams remained in the semifinal round of the Great Capstone Case Competition. And when the clock struck […]

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Dean’s Excellence Awards HonorFaculty, Staff & Students

“The Dean’s Excellence Awards are a celebration of our culture that promotes engagement, risk-taking, collaboration, data-driven decision-making and innovation. It is also an opportunity to celebrate our successes and have a little fun along the way.” With those words, Dean Paul Jarley kicked off the Dean’s Excellence Awards breakfast Friday, April 21 in the Pegasus […]

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UCF Ranked Among Best in Nation for Research Leading to New Tech and Spinoffs

The University of Central Florida ranks 22nd in the country for its success in “technology transfer” – the practice of developing academic research into new technologies, products and companies, according to a report released Thursday. UCF is ranked in the top 25 alongside institutions such as Columbia University, MIT and Carnegie Mellon University in the […]

4 Student Teams to Battle Friday for $75,000 in Joust Finals

Four student teams will face off for $75,000 in cash and essential business services at 3 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the finals of the annual Joust New Venture Competition. The finals sponsored by the College of Business are free and open to the public in the UCF Pegasus Ballroom in the Student Union. The four […]

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  • WSJ: The Downside of Independent Boards
    Boards that are too independent can lead to lower profits, excessive CEO pay and more financial fraud, according to research by James Combs, Ph.D., the Della Phillips Martha Schenck Chair of American Private Enterprise and Professor of Management at the University of Central Florida.
  • WSJ: The Danger of Assertive Advertising
    Marketers should beware of being too assertive, says Yael Zemack-Rugar, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Central Florida, because consumers don’t like being told what to do, especially by brands they love,
  • Turbulence shouldn’t stunt Florida
    Even with turbulence in the international tourism market and uncertainty surrounding the new U.S. administration, economic growth is expected to continue in the Sunshine State.