Wednesday, February 22, 2017

  • 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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  • Amazon Web Services Scientific Computing Immersion Day

    Teaching Academy: 117

    UCF will host an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Scientific Computing Immersion Day where AWS specialists will conduct hands-on BYOD (bring your own device) training sessions for researchers (faculty, post-docs and students) on topics such as Compute, Storage, Database, Machine Learning, Big Data, Image analysis etc. to help you get started. Please submit your RSVP here: http://bit.ly/rsvp-aws-research-immersion-day

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  • Crossing Boundaries: Listening, Writing, and Rhetorical Action - 2017 Writing and Rhetoric Symposium

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316A)

    Crossing Boundaries: Listening, Writing, and Rhetorical Action, the 2017 Writing and Rhetoric Symposium, will feature keynote presentations by Dr. Alexandra Hidalogo, feminist filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University, and by Krystal Pherai, UCF Student and Staffmember at the Valencia College Peace and Justice Institute. Events also include interactive poster displays by current ...

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  • Power and Control

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Power is the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. What does toxic leadership look like? What does effective leadership look like? Come and join us in an exploration of how leader’s use of power can either lead to an organization flourishing or becoming stagnant. We will also discuss the relationship ...

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  • Interviewing Strategies with ADP

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Presented by ADP Ace the interview and meet employers expectations! 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 only if space is available.

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  • Getting Started: 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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  • CEL Starter Showcase

    Student Union

    Explore the unique and diverse ventures that current UCF students have started! Come by the Student Union to chat with entrepreneurial students about their businesses and experiences. If you already have a student venture and are ready to take the stage, ask your LaunchPad Coach to consider you for this fantastic learning opportunity.

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  • Healthy Eating 101

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 206

    Join our experts for a cooking demo! We're here to show you a basic approach to healthy eating and answer your questions.

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  • AXA Advisors Lunch and Learn

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Come gain knowledge and skills to budgeting, investments and compounding interest from financial professionals. Free Lunch! 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 only if space is available.

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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 the 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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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker: Harlan Cohen

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    Harlan Cohen, New York Times bestselling author and a nationally syndicated advice columnist Harlan Cohen is a New York Times bestselling author, nationally syndicated advice columnist (Help Me Harlan!), and speaker who has visited over 400 college campuses. Speaks about getting comfortable with the uncomfortable He is the author of five books including, The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues ...

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  • Build Winning Resumes

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Find out how to get your resume noticed. This workshop is a LINK event.

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  • Valencia Concurrent Nursing Information Session, BSN (Valencia Campus) (Recurring Event)

    Valencia Osceola: Building 1 Room 100

    To register for this session, please visit http://valenciacollege.edu/west/health/infoSession.cfm This information session will only cover the VC/UCF Concurrent BSN Program.This information session is designed to help nurse-pending students understand the process and steps for applying to UCF's limited-access Concurrent B.S.N. program. Attendees will also learn about unique application requirements to practice and learn in clinical sites, prerequisite courses and grade requirements, ...

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  • From Stress to Success (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Come learn about thoughts and feelings that lead to stress, and leave with effective coping skills.

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  • Body Image Workshop

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This workshop will blend discussions and experiential activities to explore the social, cultural, and psychological factors contributing to the development of body image

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  • Social Networking (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Take your job search online. Learn effective strategies for searching and networking online with systems including KnightLink, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • CapTel Info Session

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    Want to learn more about working for CapTel? Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the company and open positions! 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 only if space is available

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  • COS Distinguished Speaker Series: 2015 Homicide Rise and the 'Ferguson Effect'

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Richard Rosenfeld, Ph.D.Founders Professor of CriminologyUniversity of Missouri - St. Louis 2015 Homicide Rise and the 'Ferguson Effect' This talk will discuss the recent homicide rise in the United States and its possible relationship with the "Ferguson Effect". The Ferguson Effect can work in one or both of two ways: (1) Crime rates spike ...

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  • Distinguished Speaker Series:2015 Homicide Rise and the ‘Ferguson Effect’

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    This talk will discuss the recent homicide rise in the United States and its possible relationship with the “Ferguson Effect”. The Ferguson Effect can work in one or both of two ways: (1) Crime rates spike because the police are holding back, afraid they’ll be criticized later for what they see as doing their jobs. Or, (2) as community members ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and projects and tips for using citation tracking features, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, and customizing Google Scholar options. An overview of organizing sources using Mendeley and Zotero citation management tools will also be included. Please bring your ...

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