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UCF Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

Posted Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 7:09 PM

This year marks the 6th annual celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month. The celebration is throughout October for faculty, staff, students and community members. The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services and Office of Social Justice and Advocacy will host a series of events to celebrate, reflect and educate the campus community. The events include: […]

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Student Open Forum

October 12, 2017

Posted Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 2:58 PM

President Hitt, Provost Whittaker, and Vice Presidents Ehasz, Heston, Holsenbeck, and Merck will host an OPEN FORUM for students on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Union, Key West Ballroom, 2nd floor, Room 218ABCD.  All students are invited to discuss their ideas, concerns, and experiences. If unable to […]

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UCF’s Largest Health Expo

Posted Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 1:26 PM

On Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom, students will have the chance to attend the largest health expo at UCF. The Healthy Knights 2020 initiative is a collaboration of several SDES departments as well as other campus and community partners, each contributing a component to an […]

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UCF Provides In-State Tuition Rate to Puerto Rican Students Displaced by Hurricane Maria

UCF to aid to Puerto Rican students

Posted Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 8:24 PM

In response to the ongoing crisis in Puerto Rico, the University of Central Florida will allow students who are residents of Puerto Rico, and are displaced from their homes, to qualify for in-state tuition. The UCF Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday morning to allow these students to be eligible for in-state tuition. “This is […]

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Rather than Evacuate, Students Stay Behind to Warn Homeless About Hurricane

Hearts for the Homeless

Posted Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 8:20 PM

With Hurricane Irma barreling toward Central Florida earlier this month, a group of UCF students chose to hit the streets of downtown Orlando to warn the area’s homeless population rather than evacuate. Eighteen members of the student organization Hearts for the Homeless Orlando checked with shelters and canvassed downtown to warn homeless people that a […]

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