What is SDES? Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) is a division of the university comprised of a wide-ranging array of programs and services dedicated to providing students with opportunities for learning and a broad, collegiate experience.
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SDES News & Happenings
Whether you are entering or leaving UCF, have you ever wondered what careers UCF graduates are going into? Have you ever wondered how much they are getting paid? The First Destination Survey that graduating students complete each semester, can tell you that.
UCF is on the radar of the National Basketball Association. Not just for basketball talent, but for basketball officiating talent. UCF senior and nursing major, Dannica Mosher, is a great example why.
The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services’ Office of Student Financial Assistance is pleased to announce the introduction of A2O, a new online scholarship application system. The A2O system simplifies the process for students seeking scholarship information and applying for scholarship opportunities. To celebrate the launch of A2O, students are invited to stop by the Office of Student Financial Assistance’s information table in the Student Union - Atrium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Special give-a-ways are available.
Heroes make a difference, stand out and do whatever it takes. Those are all qualities that define the Recreation and Wellness Center’s Inclusive Recreation lead, Katherine Torres.
This Zika Virus webinar is being conducted by the American College Health Association Emerging Public Health Threats and Emergency Response Coalition.
Date: April 12, 2016
Time: 2-3 p.m. EDT
Presenter: Timothy Moody, MD, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
April is Stress Awareness Month. UCF Wellness and Health Promotion Services and Counseling and Psychological Services has join the national effort to educate and help students learn about effective coping skills and work on ways to reduce the stress you experience on a daily basis.
The Student Academic Resource Center at UCF is hosting the FCLCA 3rd Annual Conference on April 7 and 8 at the UCF campus. Approximately 100 staff members from Florida’s postsecondary learning centers will be on campus to attend presentations on student success. Thomas Miller, vice president for Student Affairs at the University of South Florida will be the keynote speaker.
The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is pleased to announce that the Spring 2016 academic support programming schedules are now available on the SARC website: sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/services.
This semester, SARC will provide over 220 hours per week of peer tutoring at three campus locations and Supplemental Instruction (SI) sessions for over 60 course sections in STEM courses.
Mark your calendars for the inaugural Pegasus Palooza theme reveal:
WHEN: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
TIME: 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Union Atrium
Pegasus Palooza is the annual Welcome Week held during the first week of fall classes. This year marks the first time Palooza programming will be extended into the first few weeks of the semester. The executive board is hard at work planning what is sure to be another huge success. The call for programs will be sent out in the coming weeks.
For additional information, visit: palooza.sdes.ucf.edu/.
Once Knight-Thon’s 1,500 participants finally took a seat on Sunday after standing for 20 consecutive hours, they were greeted by a record-setting fundraising total of $1,001,678.20.
In celebration of Women’s History month, the Women UKnighted committee of Career Services invited Central Florida women professionals to UCF’s Meet Your Mentor for a night of speed-networking and impactful conversation. Meet Your Mentor offered students and alumni the chance to learn from and form a connection with seasoned women in the workforce. Eleven ‘Mentors’ conducted roundtable discussions about their individual journeys and how they achieved success. Mentees had the chance to speak with multiple mentors throughout the evening.
The University of Central Florida partnered with the Education Advisory Board (EAB) nine months ago to further enhance student success, retention and graduation. On April 4, UCF successfully implemented the Student Success Collaborative Campus (SSC Campus) to a limited audience. This new predictive analytics platform enables advisors, faculty, and staff to see at a glance which students are in need of intervention, and have a broad set of communication features to transform insight into action and outcomes.
Chanda Torres, assistant vice president for Student Development and Enrollment Services, was appointed to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Institutional Partners Network Advisory Group. The group is comprised of ten members with extensive experience related to postsecondary student success. The inaugural meeting was held in Seattle on March 8-10.
Students had the opportunity to show their support for the UCF Smoke-Free Campus policy by helping to clean up cigarette trash around the main campus. This was the fourth year that the UCF Student Health Advisory Committee hosted this event. Events such as this serve as a reminder to the UCF community of the importance of adhering to not smoking cigarettes while on campus.
May 5Housing closes TBA
May 9Spring Externship: Job Shadow Program Career Services and Experiential Learning
May 12Statewide Job Fair 2016 CFE Arena
May 18Getting Started: Experiential Learning Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115
May 18Lacking Experience or Changing Careers? Comb Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146
May 23Getting Started: Experiential Learning Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115
May 24Job Search Strategies Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
May 25Interviewing Strategies Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121