Soldiers to Scholars: Connecting Student Veterans to Campus Culture

VARC One-Stop-Shop for Veterans

Posted Monday, November 6, 2017 @ 5:41 PM

The University of Central Florida has roughly 1,400 student veterans, a population that has grown from about 200 in 2006. It is a wave that may not crest for years as more than 2 million Americans have served in Iraq or Afghanistan.  Read more


Good Food! Good Crowd! Great Cause!

RWC Event Promotes UCF Live United Campaign

Posted Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 5:46 PM

One thing that brings a community of people together is a good cause and free food. That was the UCF Recreation and Wellness Center’s annual Lunch Around the World intention was to raise awareness and support for UCF’s Live United campaign in October. Everyone who attended was given a pledge card for the campaign. Annually […]


Innovative Web-based Counseling Resources

24/7 Kognito and TAO

Posted Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

Counseling and Psychological Services has two innovative web-based resources for UCF students, faculty and staff: Kognito and TAO (Therapy Assisted On-Line) Self-Help. Both programs are free and accessible 24/7 through the CAPS website. TAO Self Help is an interactive, web-based program that provides assistance to help overcome anxiety, depression, relationships, communication and substance use concerns. […]


Medications Safely Disposed 

Drug Take Back

Posted Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @ 4:30 PM

UCF community members were able to safely dispose their unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications with no questions asked at the Drug Take Back event on October 26. This event alone collected 16 lbs. of drugs. From the permanent boxes located in Student Health Services and Student Union, 95  lbs. was collected. A total of […]


How We’re Using Digital Learning to Increase Access and Improve Outcomes

President Hitt

Posted Monday, October 30, 2017 @ 6:54 PM

With all of the benefits higher education offers individuals and society, why do so many universities pride themselves on whom they keep out? The intellectual, economic, and social impacts of a college degree are well documented. Simply put, there is no better tool than a college degree for improving social and economic mobility in the […]


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