Tuesday, February 20, 2018

  • 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. Benefits ...

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  • Blood Drive (Recurring Event)

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    Knights Bleed Black & Gold! Visit http://BloodDrives-UCF.org for information for students, faculty, and staff regarding drives, events, volunteering, blood donor facts, advocacy, and UCF training and educational opportunities.Students, faculty, and staff interested in serving with the Knights Bleed Black and Gold Blood Drive Advisory Council, please contact BloodDrives@ucf.edu. Thank you for making a difference! Event runs on multiple dates (select ...

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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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  • Leadership Week: How to Get Started Volunteering / Building Your Resume Now for your Future Tomorrow

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Speaker: Persis Mistry - This presentation focuses on various routes students can take to build themselves up for their future career path. Due to the highly competitive nature of today's career and job market, it is important to brand yourself and stick out against others in order to land your spot. There are roughly 70-100 people competing for a single ...

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  • Leadership Week: Group Leadership and Responsibility TRACK: Best Practices In Hazing Prevention

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Group Leadership and Responsibility TRACK: Best Practices In Hazing Prevention Speaker: Gentry McCreary

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  • Back- Up Plan

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    Did life recently take an unexpected turn? You didn’t get that internship or get into graduate school? CAPS and Career Services has teamed up to talk about creating a back-up plan.

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  • Leadership Week: #LeadingLadies

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Speakers: Michelle Cherubin, O'shaji Alcantara & Brittany Weinblatt The purpose of the "Leading Ladies" workshop is to educate young women on how to stay motivated while also building up their self-esteem in the competitive atmosphere professionally and personal aspects of life. Topics will include: - Overcoming stereotypes in the workforce- Creating a professional image- Identifying the struggles women are faced ...

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  • Leadership Week: Green Dot

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Green Dot Speaker: Samantha Vega

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  • Career: Knowing + Doing - Presented by CAPS (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Unsure of what you want to do and where to start? There are resources on-campus to help you know yourself and your options. Come learn about myths, barriers, and how to take steps in the right direction for you! Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats are ...

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  • Tuesday Startup Stories at the Blackstone LaunchPad (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad every Tuesday at noon as we hear from a current student or recent alumni who has started their own businesses. These awesome entrepreneurs will share their startup journey, discuss the valuable resources they’ve utilized while on their journey, and answer any questions aspiring entrepreneurs want to know in regards to all things startup!

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • Interviewing Strategies- WEBINAR

    Online

    Ace the interview and meet employers expectations. Please register for the webinar here: https://www.anymeeting.com/962-316-601

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  • Leadership Week: Our Limited Lenses: You can not be what you cannot see

    Student Union: 223

    Speakers: Joseph Briones & Melissa Rosario Identity begins the minute we are born into this world. As adolescents our experiences, relationships, values, and beliefs influence pieces of the puzzles that have made us who we are today. Gender, one of those pieces, is influenced by individuals, institutions, like the media. Develop a wider lens on gender norms, and discover ways ...

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  • Leadership Week: UCF Cares Certification TRACK: UCF Cares: Building a Culture of Care One Knight at a Time

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    UCF Cares Cerification TRACK: UCF Cares: Building a Culture of Care One Knight at a Time

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  • Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years: Episodes 1 & 2

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Episodes 1 & 2 Course number: DIV362 Tuesday, February 20 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Episodes 3 & 4 Course number: DIV363 Tuesday, February 27 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Episodes 5 & 6 Course number: DIV364 Tuesday, March 6 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying ...

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  • Become a School Psychologist and Help Children Excel! (Recurring Event)

    TA 130: TA 130

    Considering graduate school? Learn about becoming a school psychologist through the 32-month UCF Graduate School Psychology Program in the College of Education and Human Performance. School psychologists help children succeed in school and life. They are highly trained in both psychology and education with emphasis in the areas of mental health, prevention, intervention, academic achievement, and social-emotional development. All are ...

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  • "Fighting Fat with Beige Fat: Mechanisms of Beige Adipocyte Formation"

    UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (Lake Nona): 103

    "Fighting Fat with Beige Fat: Mechanisms of Beige Adipocyte Formation" This faculty candidate seminar will be held at BBS 103 (Lake Nona) and simulcast to HPA2 Room 345. Speaker: Yuwei Jiang, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow, Division of Endocrinology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

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  • Salary Negotiation

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Learn to evaluate the worth of the whole package, and know what's important to you. For an RSVP to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services may be unable to honor the RSVP of late arrivals.

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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker - Kaitlyn Chana

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    Founder of Reel Stories. Real People., Inc.,

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  • Leadership Week: A Culture of Personal Wellness A path to Maintaining Sustainable Productivity Without Burnout

    UCF Student Union Key West: Room 218A

    Speaker: Magdalena Pasarica Purpose: The purpose of this workshop is to assist participants in achieving or maintaining personal wellness in order to preserve sustainable productivity and protect against burnout for themselves, as well as for the people they lead on their team, in their business or institution. Content: In this interactive workshop, participants will: 1) receive an overview of lifestyle ...

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  • Leadership Week: Fight to Vote Simulation

    Ferrell Commons: 168

    How much do you know about voting rights in the United States? Do you know your rights as a voter? This interactive simulation will teach participants about the history of voter enfranchisement throughout history.

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  • FreshU Kitchen Cooking Class - By RSVP Only (Recurring Event)

    Neptune 158: Multipurpose Room

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:FreshU Kitchen Cooking Class Get hands on experience in the kitchen and learn how to make delicious, healthy food! You get to eat what you make and take home the leftovers too. Check out our schedule below. All classes take place in the Multipurpose Room of the Neptune Housing Community (behind ...

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  • Documentary Screening and Talkback: "The Year We Thought About Love"

    Visual Arts Building: 132

    "The Year We Thought About Love" goes behind the scenes of the oldest queer youth theater in America. In a twist on the common image of LGBTQ youth as victims, the film reveals the troupe members as artists and activists, celebrating the fullness of their lives in both thoughtful and hilarious ways. The camera crew slips into rehearsal rooms, kitchens, ...

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