Thursday, February 23, 2017

  • 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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  • "Fired Up For Research" Conference

    UCF College of Medicine

    UCF first- and second-year M.D. students will present their FIRE (Focused Inquiry and Research Experience) projects February 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students will conduct both oral and poster presentations of their required two-year FIRE module projects. "Improving the Quality of Breast Radiotherapy Through Translational Research", a plenary talk from Reshma Jagsi, M.D., DPhil from the University of ...

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  • Getting the Most out of Your Digital Marketing Strategy

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Digital Marketing is a broad, constantly changing business discipline. In this seminar, you will learn how to develop an up-to-date digital marketing strategy that will enable your prospects and customers to reach you in new, digitally-creative ways. The session will also make you current with some of the latest trends in social media. Learn what social networks your customers are ...

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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker: Makaila Nichols

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    Makaila Nichols, Author, Model and National Ambassador for No Bull Makaila Nichols is an inspiring Author and Model. Her Passion is to make a difference amongst both teens and parents. She does so through her recent and best-selling book, Blatantly Honest. Her love of acting, modeling, and traveling is a motivating factor as well but as is her education. Makaila ...

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  • Wellness Coaching @ Knights Pantry (Recurring Event)

    Knights Helping Knights Pantry: Ferrell Commons

    Wellness Coaching at the Knights Helping Knights Pantry - Connect with a Wellness Coach on how to achieve your personal wellbeing goals and how to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) assistance. Wellness coaching can help you with making lifestyle changes to: Achieve your nutrition goals Help applying for food ­financial assistance Meal planning on a budget Every Thursday,10:30 to ...

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  • Couponing 101 (Recurring Event)

    The Hub

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:Couponing 101 Join us to learn the basics on how to coupon and save money on groceries and personal hygiene products. Healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Discover how you can get name brand items for low cost or even free. During this workshop, you will receive coupons and your very ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics and Measuring Impact Citation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Several methods and tools exist to assist scholars with obtaining information about citation counts and impact data, such as ISI Web of Science, Google Scholar, and other citation counting tools by discipline. Metrics also assist scholars with identifying key ...

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  • How to Reduce Your Home Energy Bill: Info Session by Energy Knights

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 101

    Which devices use the most electricity in your home? Learn how you can see direct changes in your energy bill. This talk is geared to helping you understand your bill and will offer tips to reduce energy consumption. The reward? You may have some extra cash in the bank by implementing these money-saving tips. Sponsored by Energy Knights, a student ...

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  • Joust Info Session

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Interested in UCF’s premier startup showcase event? Come join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad to learn more about the Joust which awards over $75,000 cash to UCF student ventures!

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  • Diversity Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate.Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittThis four-module program is designed as an introductory overview series of workshops to provoke thought with respect to diversity in general, and more specifically, with respect to several important dimensions of diversity. Participants must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate.Dates Modules 1 and 2: Thursday, February 23 and ...

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  • Networking Strategies with Northrop Grumman (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Presented by Northrup Grumman Network successfully in a highly competitive job market. 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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  • Legal Scholars' Lecture Series: The Plight of Climate Refugees

    global building: 101: 101

    FAMU Law and UCF are pleased to announce the first lecture in a jointly offered Legal Scholar's Lecture Series. Randall S. Abate, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law, will present "The Plight of Climate Refugees: Rising Seas, Melting Ice and Inadequate Legal Protections" on Feb. 23, 2017, from ...

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  • Startup Practice

    Starter Space: 135 BA 1

    Be part of UCF’s startup community by seeking and offering feedback for startup proposals.

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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker: Rob Zarrilli

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    Rob Zarrilli, returning UCF speaker and founder of The Leadership Institute Awarded the prestigious Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a single individual by the advertising industry for his work as founder and architect of The Leadership Institute, the pre-eminent University style training program for sales, leadership and personal growth and development. Lives in Tampa, FL and has ...

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  • MD/Ph.D. Forum with University of Minnesota

    Teaching Academy: 301

    Representatives from the University of Minnesota will be at the UCF campus to speak about their MD/PhD Programs.

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  • General Info Session with University of Minnesota Biomedical Programs

    Teaching Academy: 301

    Representatives from the University of Minnesota will be at the UCF campus to speak about their PhD (Biomedical) program.

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  • Love Not Labels

    Ferrell Commons 171: Pride Commons

    CAPS Staff will facilitate a psychoeducational workshop and discussion on body image issues and eating disorders within the LGBTQ+ community. All are welcome to attend.

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  • Bring Your “A” Game: Getting A’s Using Time Management

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    Develop techniques necessary to become an effective time manager. Learn how to prioritize, make effective lists, and become better at multi-tasking and studying.

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  • 21st Century First Generation Student Academic Success Seminar

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    The seminar hosted by MASS helps first generation students become better members of the UCF community.

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  • Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: We Bite Back (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This meeting is held every Thursday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 7pm to 8pm at thePoint @ UCF in Research Park: SUITE 135, 12424 Research Pkwy #250, Orlando, FL. Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous is a Fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain sobriety in our eating practices, and to help others gain sobriety. ...

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  • Market Research: Knowing Your Customer (Recurring Event)

    South Lake

    Understanding your customers and the market for your product/service is important for every business. And market research is the tool that can give you the deeper and broader grasp of your market you that want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans. In this seminar you will learn about the ...

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