Thursday, March 09, 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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  • 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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  • Peace Film Series: People Like Us: Social Class in America

    UCF Cocoa Campus: Bldg 3: 255

    Facilitator: Barbara Thompson This film discusses the impact that social class has on Americans and how it plays a role in all of our lives. The documentary follows the lives of Americans ranging from all walks of life and how they see social class in America. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. Students and OPS: Email ...

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  • People like Us - Social Class in America - UCF Peace Film Series

    UCF Cocoa Campus: Bldg 3: 255

    It's the 800-pound gorilla in American life that most Americans don't think about: how do income, family background, education, attitudes, aspirations and even appearance mark someone as a member of a particular social class? Class can be harder to spot than racial or ethnic differences, yet in many ways, it's the most important predictor of what kind of financial and ...

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  • Safe Knight Survival Mindset

    Emergency Operation Center

    You hear a loud bang. Were those gun shots? If so, what would you do? Where could you hide? Where are your closest exits? Due to repeated campus and workplace violence events, it is important to educate yourself on what to do if you find yourself in a similar situation. This workshop will help you develop your plan for dealing ...

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  • Inclusion and Intellectual Disability: The Evolving Story

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    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 people with intellectual ...

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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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  • Safe Knight Alcohol Screening

    John C. Hitt Library

    Come take a free assessment of your alcohol use and see how you compare with other students. Stop by the grassy area outside of the library

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  • Workshop: Preparing a Poster Presentation (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    This workshop will help you gain skills to prepare a poster presentation of your research or creative work. This workshop is ideal for students planning to present their work at the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence or other conferences. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Note: This workshop is for students already working ...

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  • UCF Women's Tennis vs Furman

    USTA National Campus: Collegiate Center

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

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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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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? I have good news and bad news. Bad news – presentations are unavoidable in your courses and in your future career path. Good news – presentation skills are something you can easily improve! This 45-minute session will provide some tips, tricks, and ideas for how to become a better presenter. ...

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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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  • CANCELED: Staples Info Session

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Interested in a career at Staples? Come to this information session and learn more about Staples Business Advantage's National B2B Sales Team. 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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  • Safe Knight Mock DUI Trial

    RWC Main: 206

    Join us for a mock DUI trial at the RWC in room 206. The purpose of the mock trial to inform, educate, and create awareness of the realities, of the consequences that go along when one makes the decision to drink and drive.

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  • Marketing for Business Success (Recurring Event)

    South Lake: Building 2 Room 101

    This is a “Basic” Marketing class. Come find out about the four “P’s” of Marketing. Learn what a feature, benefit and value statement are and know when and where to express each. Learn about the new emerging marketing mediums so you will be better prepared for the future! Register: North Lake: 3/2/2017 6/1/2017 9/14/2017 South Lake: 3/9/2017 6/8/2017 9/21/2017

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  • Web and Social Media for Business Success (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    It all starts with a website! Learn the “Basics” of what needs to be in your website and how the search engines see you. Then what? Exploit the internet to the benefit of your business! What Social Media platform is best for your business? Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and geo-location services? Topics include: strategy, return on influence, and keys to success. ...

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  • Science Cafe: Becoming Transhuman

    Physical Sciences Building: 160

    Becoming Transhuman: A Roadmap for Augmenting Cognition in the 21st Century Stephen M. Fiore, Ph.D.ProfessorUCF Department of Philosophy and the Institute for Simulation & Training The 21st century presents a profound paradox for scientific research. On the one hand, we’ve been witness to exponential growth in understanding across scholarly disciplines coupled with technological advances allowing for nearly ubiquitous access to ...

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

    Research Pavilion

    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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  • Alpha Kappa Psi's Annual Fashion Show

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Alpha Kappa Psi's Annual Fashion Show. Priority seating tickets are $4. Find us on our social media and website: Instagram: @akpsi_ucf Twitter: @AKPsi_UCF Website:https://www.ucfakpsi.com/

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  • "Knights Under The Stars" Observatory Open House (Recurring Event)

    Robinson Observatory

    UCF students, staff, faculty, and the public at large are all welcome to visit Robinson Observatory for telescopic views of the night sky. We will also give tours of our permanently-mounted 20-inch telescope. More info: http://planets.ucf.edu/observatory/openhouse .

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  • Sober Knights (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    This meeting is held every Thursday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 8pm to 9pm at thePoint @ UCF in Research Park: SUITE 135, 12424 Research Pkwy #250, Orlando, FL. Sober Knights is a group of students of all ages who like to have fun without alcohol. This group is not a recovery group or program. But if ...

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