Today's Events

  • Biggest Winner

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    The Biggest Winner challenge is a 12 week program (with a one week try out) designed to help students improve exercise and nutrition habits in order to improve total wellness, along with reducing the risk of chronic disease. Students will receive assistance and guidance from certified trainers to help implement healthy behavioral changes that will increase their quality of life. ...

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  • UCF 2017 Class Gift Campaign

    UCF Main Campus

    Calling the Class of 2017! Give back to the University of Central Florida in a big way this spring! The Class Gift Campaign is UCF’s newest tradition, where you can leave your legacy while supporting a cause that you love. Students have the opportunity to make a donation in support of scholarships, services, research and more! Week 1 - Education ...

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  • Triathlon Training

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    This 12 week program will run from January 31st through April 7th and will perpare participants for the Ron Jon Cocoa Beach Sprint Triathlon (swim 1/4 mile, bike 12.5 miles, run 3.1 miles). We will train on Tuesday and Friday mornings. There is a bike requirment for the race, but not for the training. Both new and veteran triathletes welcomed, ...

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  • 10th Annual Kill-A-Watt Energy Conservation Competition

    UCF Housing: ALL

    Want to win a scholarship for lowering your energy use? Participate in the Kill-A-Watt Energy Conservation Competition! In years past, this competition has resulted in an average savings of nearly $50,000 over the two-month period. We’ve saved the university a total of 2,216,485 kWh of energy, equivalent to $216,004. The energy saved could power 200 average homes in the United ...

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  • Traditions

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    In this interactive workshop, we will explore the role of tradition in organization leadership. Through participating in multiple group activities, attendees will get a chance to explore effective organizational programming and ways to modify current programming to increase member buy-in. We will also discuss how being deliberate in creating organizational programming can counteract the possibility of hazing behavior.

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  • Recommended, but not required

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    Where do we as leaders draw the line? In this workshop, we will unpack the ways in which leader influence and group norms can influence member conduct, positively and negatively. This workshop is an opportunity for leaders and members to critically think about what types of activities and behaviors are beneficial and positive and recommended and which are harmful and ...

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  • Using Interactive Simulation to Avoid Research Misconduct

    Partnership III Building: 233

    Presentation Overview Engage in an interactive simulation demo followed by a discussion on the simulation and instructional design attributes. The Office of Research Integrity has developed a series of interactive movie simulations to help improve decision-making in the context of research conduct. “The Lab” simulation allows you to pick a specific type of character and make decisions for them. Its ...

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  • Blue Jeans for True Genes

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    Joins us outside of CAPS to drop of your jeans and/or participate in some creative exploration of self-acceptance of your "True Genes" Blue Jeans for True Genes Campaign celebrates healthy body image and positive self-esteem through an annual jeans drive. Working in partnership with the National Eating Disorders Association and their "Be Comfortable in Your Genes" campaign, this statewide jean ...

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  • Purple Ribbon Program and Training

    Student Health Services: 206

    Join us for an educational training session. The Purple Ribbon Program is designed to increase awareness of: warning signs of eating concerns, how to talk to students if you are concerned about their well-being, and local treatment resources. Additionally, Purple Ribbon promotes a culture of body acceptance and balanced eating/living within our campus community.

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  • Latino Americans Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all three modules to receive the completion certificate. Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittLatino Americans is a three-part documentary series that chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for more than 500 years helped to shape what the United States is and who have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in ...

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  • Become a School Psychologist and Help Children Excel! (Recurring Event)

    Teaching Academy: 130

    Considering graduate school? Learn about becoming a school psychologist through the 32-month UCF Graduate School Psychology Program in the College of Education and Human Performance. School psychologists help children succeed in school and life. They are highly trained in both psychology and education with emphasis in the areas of mental health, prevention, intervention, academic achievement, and social-emotional development. All are ...

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  • Completing the Thesis or Dissertation

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This question and answer session is intended for graduate students in their final term. Prior to attending, students should review the Completing the ETD page and prepare any questions related to this information and bring them to the workshop. Following the workshop, attendees will understand all of the steps needed to complete the thesis or dissertation process. Students must register ...

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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker: Dan Klein

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    Dan Klein, founder of the My 3:59 movement Dan Klein is a writer and speaker who began the My3:59 movement with the dunk of a basketball. My3:59 represents a mentality on how to approach life. It’s a nod to Roger Bannister who was the first person to run a mile in under 4 minutes at a time that it was ...

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  • Communication Skills of Success

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    The TiPs leaders are assisting students connect their passion to their careers in order to become more successful in their field.

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  • Understanding and Seizing Promotional Opportunities Workshop

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Presented by Publix Join a discussion with Publix Distribution leadership to learn how to recognize your skills and experience and pursue a career in warehouse management, distribution systems, transportation, or logistics. Students must RSVPs, via KnightLink, for all employer-led workshops, Lunch and Learns, and information sessions and arrive promptly by the start of the session. However, walk-ins will be accepted ...

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  • Exploring How Perceptions (and Misconceptions) of Persons with Disabilities May Affect Attitudes and Behaviors

    Classroom Building I: 205

    Facilitators: Sabrina Deaton, Marisa Lucca and Trisha Brockway The culture in the United States places significant emphasis on self-reliance and individual autonomy. This often means that persons with disabilities are expected to find ways to improve their situations and develop social relationships in a climate in which the attitudes, and ultimately the behaviors, of others present additional challenges. The goal ...

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  • Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Using Microsoft Word’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Attend this workshop to learn tips and pitfalls involved with using Microsoft Word to format an electronic thesis or dissertation. Participants will be shown a demonstration of how to use the following Microsoft Word functions: styles for headings and subheadings, captions for figures and tables, page numbering, automatic generation of the Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables, converting to ...

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  • Caring For The Caregiver (Recurring Event)

    UCF Health: Patient Education Conference Room

    Serving as a caregiver for a loved one can be a rewarding experience. It also can be one of life’s most challenging experiences. We help support those who are caring for a loved one with illness or memory loss. Research shows that when caregivers attend organized support groups run by trained professionals, they can double the amount of time a ...

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  • Finding Data Sources (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What caveats should you be aware of in selecting and using data sources? Discover tips and tricks for locating data using the web and library resources. This session will focus on free and library subscription resources, including Census and American Community Survey sources, American FactFinder, DemographicsNow, SimplyMap, and Social Explorer. Depending on the interests of attendees we may also discuss ...

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  • UCF Baseball vs. North Florida

    Jay Bergman Field - Baseball Stadium

    Come on out to support your Knights! Find the full schedule here: http://ucfknights.com/schedule.aspx?path=baseball

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  • Progressive Action General Meeting (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: 222

    Progressive Action is a political club focused on advancing the progressive agenda through activism including rallies, protests, phonebanking, and canvassing. Come to our meetings and get politically involved! Be sure to look for our table outside the Student Union on Tuesdays.

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