Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • Fall Reading Clinics at UCF CEDHP

    The University of Central Florida

    The College of Education and Human Performance (CEDHP) offers reading clinics for K-6 students each semester and a digital storytelling camp during the summer. Your child will be paired with an undergraduate or graduate education student for individualized support in developing their reading, writing, and thinking abilities. Reading and Language Arts faculty supervise all clinics and camps. Clinics are offered ...

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  • Half Marathon Training 2017

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Half Marathon Training 2017! **This program will tentaitevely start on Wednesday, Septemeber 13th** Join expierneced coaches in this 12 week program designed to prepare you to run the OUC Half Marathon in Decemeber (OUC Half Marathon participation is not mandatory). During mornings runs on and around UCF campus, you will work with a team of dedicated runners to reach your ...

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  • Benefits Open Enrollment

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    The state's annual open enrollment period for eligible employees to change insurance benefits options begins on Monday, October 16th at 8 a.m. and ends Friday, November 3rd at 6 p.m. EST. Please visit https://hr.ucf.edu/open-enrollment for additional details and updates. Questions can be directed to benefits@ucf.edu or 407.823.2771.

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  • Women on Weights

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Multipurpose Room

    If you want to take your resistance training knowledge a step up, here is a perfect opportunity! Join inspirational female trainers and instructors from the RWC who will demonstrate how to properly utilize equipment around the facility to do your own resistance training safely and with confidence. Sign up by 10/12/17 to secure your spot in this program. http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0NHpMeczl6cuSkl

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  • From the Margins: A Retrospective of Experimental Cinema at UCF

    UCF Art Gallery

    From the Margins: A Retrospective of Experimental Cinema, will include a collection of installation, video art and experimental films from current and previous UCF students and faculty.Exhibition Dates: October 16 – November 3, 2017. Please join us for the Closing Reception on Friday November 3rd from 5-7 p.m. followed by the 8th Annual Film Fall Showcase in the Visual Arts ...

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  • Diversity Week Blood Drive

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    UCF Blood Drives challenges our diverse faculty and staff support organizations and offices to see who can drum up the most blood donors on October 18th! Donors will receive a diversity week blood donor sticker, a movie ticket, and a chance to vote for their favorite diverse faculty and staff association / office. The winning organization will receive a $250 ...

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  • Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This session provides an overview and stimulates discussion on how to effectively write and submit a compliant proposal in response to a government solicitation. The seminar will provide an understanding of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) and an analysis of how they differ. The seminar will discuss bid or no bid decisions, ...

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  • RWC Inclusive Recreation Expo (Clinics All-day, Open to Public)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Orlando, FL (October 18, 2017) – The University of Central Florida Recreation and Wellness Center continues its commitment to fulfilling one of UCF President John Hitt’s key goals of becoming a more inclusive and diverse university with its annual Inclusive Recreation Expo. Over the past six years, UCF Knights of all abilities have enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about ...

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  • Ace Your Research Portfolio

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Training by the UCF Libraries and Web of Science (WoS) to meet the potential needs such as: citation for T&P, grant application, prestigious awards, identifying quality publications, collaborators and funders. Six sessions covering various topics for mid-career or early-career faculty. Sign up for any or all. Snacks, coffee and lunch provided. Wednesday October 18, 2017 10 – 10:15 am Registration ...

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  • Rapid HIV Testing Event (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 111 (WHPS Classroom)

    FREE Rapid HIV Testing Event Do you know your status? Stop by Wellness and Health Promotion Services during our Free Rapid HIV Testing event this Wednesday from 10am-2pm to get tested. No appointments necessary – walk-ins welcome. Take charge of your sexual wellness by taking an HIV test and get your results in 15 minutes. Be a Healthy Knight. WHPS ...

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  • Job Communication (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Write cover letters, applications and thank you letters that employers will read.

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  • The EXCHANGE : Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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  • Khalil Osiris Presents "Change Your Mindset"

    UCF Student Union Key West: Room 218A

    Africana Studies presents the James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series In this insightful and inspiring talk, Khalil Osiris uses his story of 20 years in prison as a launching point to explore ways in which most of us keep ourselves in prisons of our own making without ever actually being incarcerated. You will learn how self-imposed limitations function as a form ...

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  • Lunch and Learn with an Employer: ADP - Conducting an Informational Interview

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    Learn about informational interviews and how they can assist you in building your network and in your job search! Students can RSVP through Handshake at csel.ucf.edu. For an RSVP to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services many be unable to honor the RSVP of late arrivals.

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  • COM Diversity Week: Tolerance & Communication Faculty Panel - Patient-Provider Interactions

    UCF College of Medicine

    Diverse faculty from the UCF College of Medicine and our affiliated hospitals will discuss how to cope with and professionally respond to intolerance in patient-provider interactions. Location: COM 102

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  • FARMacy Presents: Healthy Cooking Class

    Arboretum

    Not sure how to prepare a fully balanced meal? We’re here to help!Join us under the Arboretum Pavillion for a cooking class led by Student Health Services’ Clinical Dietitians and learn to prep, chop and cook a healthy meal using food harvested from the Arboretum. At the end of the class, you will get to sit down and enjoy a ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Diversity Workshop: Secular and Religious Minority Awareness (Recurring Event)

    Thompson Training Room: Barbara Ying Center

    Facilitator: Tee Rogers The more diverse we become, the greater is the potential for faith-related stress and conflict in academic, professional, and social spaces. Through interactive discussions and games we explore the experiences of, and misconceptions about, secular and religious minority individuals. This helps us to understand the challenges potentially being faced by friends, family, teammates, colleagues – or even ...

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  • Secular and Religious Minority Awareness (SRMA) (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV224 Facilitator: Tee RogersWe interact every day with individuals of different worldviews. Why is that important, and how does it impact our personal and professional relationships? Be part of this fun, interactive discussion about creating respectful spaces for people of all faith and non-faith perspectives. We will explore topics such as considering the faith diversity around us and ...

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  • Tutor Homeless Students with Children Beyond Our Borders (Recurring Event)

    Great Value Suites: 7100 S Orange Blossom Trail

    Children Beyond Our Border's UCF Chapter is looking for volunteers that can tutor every Wednesday from 2-6pm for the entire semester. The students are considered homeless for they are living an a long-term stay motel. Volunteers will be assisting students with their homework as well as encouraging them throughout the year with their school work. Come out and join us ...

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  • A Practical Guide to Preventing Plagiarism - ELECTIVE

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This session will outline ethical writing guidelines and define commonly found plagiarism practices. The student will gain an understanding on how to prevent plagiarizing another person’s work and learn the proper use of citations when drafting research papers and journals. ELECTIVE Academic Integrity Workshop Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways ...

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  • Beginner Swim Lessons (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This class is designed to help participants feel comfortable and confident in the water, as well as develop fundamental skills for swimming. This course is intended for new swimmers. Participants will learn basic freestyle and backstroke.

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  • Women in STEM: Aim Higher

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Meet with industry professional women to hear their stories and recommendations for success. Learn more about the wide range of STEM-related academic and career opportunities. Connect with successful women professionals and faculty in STEM areas. Meet with representatives from STEM support services designed to help you succeed in college. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Networking & Refreshments 5-5:30pm Welcome & Keynote 5:30-6:40pm ...

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  • Advanced Swim Lesson (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This course is designed to provide participants with coordination and refinement of their strokes. Participants should be able to swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness and over greater distances after this course. Flip turns on the front and back are introduced. This course provides an intense interval training swimming work out. This is a great course for competitive ...

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