22 Students to Receive UCF’s Highest Honor

By UCF Communications

Posted Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 9:48 AM

UCF has named 22 students as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award. The 2019 recipients were selected from a pool of 77 nominations. The 2019 class includes eight LEAD Scholars, eight President’s Leadership Council members, three Student Government Association leaders, 14 Burnett Honors College scholars, one Greek member, two student-athletes […]


SDES Updates Students at UCF Downtown Open House

Staff members from SDES were out in full force, answering students' questions about UCF Downtown

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 8:34 AM

This week, students were encouraged to attend a UCF Downtown Open House in the Pegasus Ballroom. Staff members from SDES were out in full force, engaging students and answering questions about UCF Downtown. Housing and Residence Life shared a lot of exciting information about UnionWest at Creative Village — the new student housing at UCF […]


U.S. Department of Education Designates UCF as a Hispanic Serving Institution

By Gene Kruckemyer ’73 | February 1, 2019

Posted Friday, February 8, 2019 @ 7:43 AM

The U.S. Department of Education this week officially designated the University of Central Florida as a Hispanic Serving Institution, paving the way for the university to compete for federal funding opportunities to improve the educational experience of Hispanic and low-income students. To become a qualifying institution, Hispanic enrollment must be at least 25 percent of […]


UCF Students Are Going Places

This week's Study Abroad Fair attracted more than 1,000 students

Posted Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 4:01 PM

This week, UCF Abroad hosted its first of two Study Abroad Fairs for the year. These events are an excellent opportunity to connect UCF students with UCF Abroad’s portfolio of program opportunities. UCF Abroad currently offers 40+ faculty-led (short term) programs, 50+ exchange programs, and more than 50 partner programs (short and long term). These […]


SDES Celebrates Black History Month

Check out the schedule of weekly events

Posted Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 11:29 AM

Every year, the Multicultural Student Center and other UCF departments host a range of events throughout February celebrating Black History Month. This year, events include Carnival, African Rhythm dance instruction, THINK Plus Fashion Show, MLK Dinner, Black Institute, and Tribute to a Black Man. These events and more celebrate our campus diversity and the plethora […]