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Active Minds Organizes Stigma Swap

Active Minds promotes better access to mental health assistance for college students and strives to be a catalyst for positive change

Posted Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 9:54 AM

(Pictured left to right: Huda Ismail, President of UCF Active Minds, Chelsea Johnson, Olivia Hajduk, Edith Raya) Earlier this week, UCF Active Minds organized the first ever Stigma Swap from Memory Mall. Active Minds is all about promoting better access to mental health assistance for college students and being a catalyst for positive change. Students […]

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Leadership Week 2020

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Leadership Week at UCF

Posted Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 1:12 PM

Leadership Week keynote speaker Rockell Bartoli asks students to “step up to the line.” “Leadership is not about position and it’s not about taking charge of someone else. It’s really about developing your own personality; your own style of taking charge of your own life.” Dr. Germayne Graham is Associate Director of LEAD Scholars Academy, […]

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SDES Program Wins NASPA Excellence Award

Collegiate Male Institute was selected as the 2019–2020 NASPA Excellence Bronze Award Winner for Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice, and Related Programs

Posted Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 3:05 PM

Collegiate Male Institute, the UCF Male Success Initiative, was selected as the 2019–2020 NASPA Excellence Bronze Award Winner for Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice, and Related Programs. Wayne Jackson, Director of Multicultural Academic and Support Services (MASS) explains, “This is quite an honor and recognizes our male initiative as one of the best in the country!” The […]

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It Happens Downtown

More than 100 students attended the inaugural “Downtown Academics and Resource Fair”

Posted Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 8:16 AM

On Wednesday, February 12, the Downtown Student Affairs Team hosted 20+ representatives from Downtown and main campus support services. More than 100 students attended the inaugural “Downtown Academics and Resource Fair” in UnionWest at the UCF Downtown/Valencia College campus. This event included representatives from several Downtown academic programs such as General Education, Communication and Conflict, Culinary […]

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Black History Month Opening

Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien was the guest speaker at the Black History Month opening ceremony

Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 1:58 PM

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. Emmy Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor, producer, and host of “Matt of Fact,” Soledad O’Brien, joined UCF Multicultural Student Center to mark the opening of Black History Month. Soledad spoke […]

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