Tuesday, November 07, 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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  • Half the Sky (Recurring Event)

    UCF Cocoa: Bldg 3: 325

    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a four-hour PBS primetime documentary film and national broadcast event inspired by the widely acclaimed book of the same name by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Filmed in 10 countries, the series follows Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and ...

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  • SBRN: Websites and Video: What’s Your Story?

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    You know who and what your business is, but does the world? With all the noise out there, it’s harder and harder to stand out from the crowd. Join our experts as they share what it takes to create both a successful website and creative and memorable video content that will grab your audience’s attention. Fee: NO-COST Register Now

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  • Digital Media Accessibility (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV296 Facilitator: Brad Held This interactive workshop explains the basics of accessibility. This discussion begins with addressing the reason behind creating accessible materials (not just the boring legal issues). The workshop will examine the key components of different material formats. Participant will learn about the needs of those who benefit from accessible materials. A demonstration will be given ...

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  • Yoga Nidra Meditation with hammocks (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation practice from India. Though the literal translation of Nidra is “sleep” it also means “a changing state of consciousness” which is brought about as you connect with your mind and body. This meditation practice uses aerial hammocks to aid the body in feeling relaxed and comfortable, yoga mats are also available for a stationary ...

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  • Ted Talk and Tea Tuesdays (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 111 (WHPS Classroom)

    Come to the Wellness and Health Promotions Services office the first Tuesday of every month for tea, a treat, and wellness related Ted Talk videos.

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  • Ask a Dietitian (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Atrium

    Do you have questions about nutrition? Don't want to schedule an appointment with a dietitian? Now is your chance to get all your burning nutrition questions answered! Join Student Health Services' registered dietitians in the Atirum of the Student union to engage in 2-way conversation about nutrition and creating a healthy plate.

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  • Inclusion and Intellectual Disability: The Evolving Story

    Student Union: 224

    Course number: DIV262 Facilitator: Inclusive Education Services This workshop will discuss the Inclusive Education Services program at UCF and will highlight why this program is so important for people with intellectual disabilities and for the UCF community. Discussion will explore how inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities is defined in our culture and how our culture may limit opportunities for ...

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  • Getting Started with Experiential Learning (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    Are you expecting to work in your major field when you graduate? Employers look for graduates with experience. Learn how to gain such related experience while in school through internships, co-ops, and service learning.

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  • #Adulting can be so Taxing: Tax Forms & You

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Presented by Crippen & Co.One thing in life is certain and that is the responsibility to deal with taxes as an #Adult. Although they may be a little scary, come learn more about paying taxes, tax forms, and tips to make taxes a little less…taxing. Come join us for this workshop which is part of the Fall 2017 series to ...

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  • Turbulence: Should we be Mindful of it?

    BA1: 119

    Turbulence: Should we be Mindful of it? Guest speaker: K.R. Sreenivasan, Ph.D.Dean of NYU Tandon School of Engineering November 7, 201711:00 a.m.BA1, Room 119 Turbulence arises in practically all flow situations in nature and modern technological systems. However, the turbulence problem poses many formidable intellectual challenges. In this talk, Dr. Sreenivasan will point to a few specific challenges and try ...

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  • USPTO speaker: Trademark Basics

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Join us as Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, presents Trademark Basics: What every small business should know now, not later, information essential to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Light refreshments provided. Go to http://guides.ucf.edu/trademarks/events for details and registration. Register early, ...

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  • Nursing Information Session, B.S.N. degree (Recurring Event)

    Valencia Osceola: Building 4, Room 304

    Register for this Information Session Online HERE This information session is designed to help nurse-pending students understand the process and steps for applying to UCF's limited-access B.S.N. programs including Traditional, Second Degree, Concurrent, and RN-BSN options. Attendees will also learn about unique application requirements to practice and learn in clinical sites, prerequisite courses and grade requirements, and other helpful information. ...

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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 Certificate Series: Module 1

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Location of all modules: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Module 1 (DIV285): Friday, September 15 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 2 (DIV286): Friday, September 22 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 3 (DIV287): Friday, September 29 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 4 (DIV288): Friday, October 6 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Module 1 (DIV285): Tuesday, ...

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  • Nonprofit Lecture Series - Ethics in Fundraising

    Classroom Building I: Room 319

    Join the Central Florida Chapter of the Association for Nonprofit Professionals for the 2017-18 Nonprofit Lecture Series. Each lecture focuses on an area of nonprofit management and features a prominent nonprofit professional from the community. This month's event focuses on fundraising ethics and the guest speaker is Deborah Pedraza, the senior director of the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools. ...

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  • Webcourses@UCF Open Lab (Recurring Event)

    Center for Distributed Learning: LIB - 161B

    All open labs and workshops are available to faculty, staff, and teaching assistants at UCF. Webcourses@UCF Open Support Labs provide an opportunity to work on your online courses and ask questions of the support staff. Come any time during the open hours (we recommend no later than 30 minutes before the end of the lab). You can learn more about ...

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  • Social Networking Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Strategize your online presence.

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  • Prepare for Your Future

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218C)

    If you find yourself asking questions about your major, study abroad, academic success, internships, and your future career, come Prepare for Your Future.

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  • Video Captioning Accessibility (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    Course number: DIV295 Facilitator: Brad Held This hands-on workshop will teach individuals how to add captions to their video content. The workshop will examine the following areas: Best practice for displaying captions (Accuracy, Placement, Fonts, Length, Auto Captioning). Most popular used programs in digital content creation (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut and Camtasia). How to add captions ...

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  • Workshop - How to: Impress Your Faculty Mentor (Panel)

    Teaching Academy: 117

    Learn more about what professors expect of current and prospective undergraduate researchers from a panel of UCF faculty members. These faculty members come from a range of departments and have all worked with undergraduate researchers. Students will have a chance to ask questions of the panel during this session. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR@ucf.edu).

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  • Take Charge of Your Mood! - Presented by CAPS

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Sometimes maintaining motivation, concentration, and engagement can be difficult through the semester. Come learn and apply strategies to manage your mood in a healthy way and improve your wellness! Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats are provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

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  • 2017 Research Colloquium: Exploring Military Archives: New Perspectives on Old Texts

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Exploring Military Archives: New Perspectives on Old Texts presented by Tyler Campbell, Kayla Campana and Mike Burke Deep in the stacks of the archives, three MA Candidates discovered new insights in their respective fields of study. They will discuss both the process of obtaining documents and how it has influenced their research. Tyler Campbell utilizes Civil War pensions from the ...

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