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SDES News & Happenings
On September 27, over 110 Jefferson Awards student leaders from Central Florida attended the 8th annual Students in Action Leadership Conference held on the campus of Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs. The conference was designed and facilitated by students in the UCF LEAD Scholars Academy program. The LSA is a selective, two-year academic leadership development program for students committed to academic excellence and making a difference in the world around them. The scholars make a difference in the UCF and Central Florida community with thousands of hours of community service each year.
Cleaning out the medicine cabinet at least once per year is a habit the Health Services’ Pharmacists and the UCF Police want you to adopt. To accommodate students’ schedules, UCF hosted the Drug Take-Back in the John T. Washington Center breezeway a few days before the national take-back day on Saturday, September 27.
The Student Academic Resource Center’s 11th annual Learning Fair took place on September 17 in the Student Union. This event aims to foster academic success and retention through student development of academic skills and increased awareness of learning support services. The Learning Fair is different from other “like” fairs because it offers students an opportunity to meet with organizations on a smaller scale and engage in meaningful academic conversation.
The LEAD Scholars Academy hosted a brunch on Saturday morning for all of the families who were in attendance for Family Weekend (September 19-21). Students and families had the opportunity to participate in activities which included a photo booth and a brainteaser challenge.
The Office of Student Involvement hosted the Annual Family Weekend Jazz Breakfast, held in the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom on Saturday, September 20. OSI and the UCF Jazz Studies Department collaborated on this event.
Families were introduced to all the services on campus that help their student stay healthy and safe while at UCF through the Health and Wellness Tour offered as part of the Family Weekend events.
Every year, the Office of First Year Experience hosts its annual Family Weekend, a UCF annual tradition bringing together families and students to create memories that last a lifetime.
The talent competition “Culture Shock” is Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m. held at the UCF Nicholson School of Communications Auditorium.
UCF’s Asian American student organizations united to bring Culture Shock, a talent and dance competition, to bring awareness and excitement ahead of the upcoming elections in the Asian American community.