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Human Trafficking

UCF Faculty, Alumni Combat the Epidemic

Posted Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 12:41 PM

Although the term “human trafficking” is relatively new, the phenomena it comprises—sex trafficking, forced labor and debt bondage—have been around for nearly as long as civilization itself. The United Nations defines human trafficking as “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud or coercion) for an […]

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UCF Extends In-State Tuition Rate for Puerto Rican Students Displaced by Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria Update

Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 8:40 PM

The UCF Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to continue to allow students displaced by Hurricane Maria to qualify for in-state tuition. The board extended the tuition reduction, which started this spring, through the spring 2019 semester for students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The reduction applies to students who fled Puerto […]

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4th Annual Graduate Job Search Series

Two Day Series a Success

Posted Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 2:54 PM

The Department of Housing and Residence Life held their 4th Annual Graduate Job Search Series on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 9th and 10th, in the Neptune Multipurpose Room. The two day series consisted of resume presentations, resume breakout sessions, interview skills, mock interviews, transitioning away from the GA position, panel discussion of entry level Student […]

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New Transitional Year Residency Program

Announced by College of Medicine/HCA Consortium

Posted Monday, January 8, 2018 @ 7:59 PM

A new Transitional Year Residency Program, based at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL has received initial accreditation and is seeking immediate applicants. This program is part of a UCF College of Medicine-Hospital Corporation of America consortium seeking to add more than 600 residency slots to Florida by 2020. In the last three years, […]

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Graduation Rates: UCF Wins Championship Among New Year’s Six Bowl Teams

UCF Student-Athletes

Posted Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 7:15 PM

If the national championship were decided by football student-athletes’ graduation rates, the University of Central Florida would be the winner among the 12 teams competing in New Year’s Six bowl games. UCF’s 92 percent Graduation Success Rate for football student-athletes tops Miami’s 88 percent and Clemson’s 85 percent. UCF also leads the 12 teams in […]

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