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SDES Provides Thanksgiving Experience for Students

UCF Friendsgiving is an initiative designed to meet the needs of our students who don’t have a location identified to celebrate Thanksgiving

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 3:11 PM

UCF First Year Experience, in partnership with Housing and Residence Life, Student Care Services, and Wellness and Health Promotion Services hosted UCF Friendsgiving! Funded by the Parent and Family Fund Grant, UCF Friendsgiving is an initiative designed to meet the needs of our students who don’t have a location identified to celebrate Thanksgiving.  This year, […]

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Campus Swap Shop Benefits Knights Pantry

More than 100 swap shoppers perused items from more than 50 donors

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 2:43 PM

This past week, Memory Mall transformed into the inaugural Campus Swap Shop. UCF Sustainability Initiatives encouraged citizens of UCF to gather clean clothes and used goods and bring their donated items to swap for other gifted goods. All unclaimed items were donated to the Knights Helping Knights Pantry. More than 100 swap shoppers perused items […]

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A Review of Couponing 101

By Kristian Perez

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 8:49 PM

On Thursday, November 8th the Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) held their regularly scheduled Couponing 101 class hosted by senior educator and couponing expert, Christine Pugh and her student assistant, Anna Nguyen. The class started at 2:00 p.m. with about sixteen fellow Knights, many of whom attend the class regularly.    The course focused on information regarding the […]

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National Resource Center announces the 2018 Institutional Excellence for Students in Transition Award Recipients

The award is presented annually to institutions that have designed and implemented outstanding collaborative initiatives enhancing significant transitions during the undergraduate experience.

Posted Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 1:18 PM

The National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition is committed to setting the standard for excellence in supporting students at critical junctures in the educational pipeline. It also seeks to promote intentional and integrative connections within and across institutions and educational sectors to enhance the student transition experience. In light […]

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Fresh U Mobile Demo: Chocolate Peanut Butter “Ice Cream”

By Kristian Perez

Posted Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 9:26 PM

On Tuesday, October 30th the Wellness and Health Promotion Services came to UCF’s Memory Mall to present their Fresh U Mobile Cooking Demo. Starting at noon, hostesses Megan Case and Stephanie Spies began their demonstration making a simple yet cost-effective ice cream with only three ingredients: peanut butter, frozen bananas, and cocoa powder. The ice […]

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