Wednesday, February 21, 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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  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship and Research: Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Leadership Week: Grit-The Race to resilience

    Student Union: 223

    Speaker: Elizabeth Manuel Grit is an individual's ability to work through challenges to meet their end goal - rather that be getting the perfect job or completing that first 5K race. Many leaders seek to make an impact and create social change; however, it will not always be a smooth race. This presentation will discuss the importance of resilience and ...

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  • Leadership Week: Introverted Leadership

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Speakers: Sarah Brunke & Jenny Karpinski According to Forbes, studies show that introverts make up between one-third to half of the U.S. population. With UCF having over 64,000 students, we can estimate that between 20,000-30,000 of the campus community are introverts. Many times, these students can be overlooked or misunderstood when it comes to leadership roles and other academic opportunities. ...

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  • ENC1102 Drop-In Clinic (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    Looking for some advice transitioning from your annotated bibliography to your final project? Stop by the library for a drop in clinic! A librarian will be on hand to answer your questions and help you formulate a plan to move forward. There are three options, choose the one that works best for your schedule!

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  • How to: Write A Strong Proposal For Our Summer Fellowships And Research Grants (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    This workshop will assist undergraduates in the process of writing a strong research or grant proposal. The content of the workshop is aimed at those planning to submit a UCF Undergraduate Research Grant or Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) application. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office ...

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  • Leadership Week: Group Leadership and Responsibility TRACK Hazing Prevention: Traditions

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Group Leadership and Responsibility TRACK Hazing Prevention: Traditions Speaker: Katie Borza & Joseph Kimber

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  • Masterclass with Nick Bazo, director of queer youth theatre "True Colors"

    AHA O101 (Theatre Trailer): AHA O101

    UCF alum Nick Bazo and director of "True Colors," the nation's oldest queer youth theatre program, will facilitate an interactive Theatre for Social Change and Devising workshop for all current Theatre UCF students. In this workshop, Bazo will share the community-based theater approach that True Colors uses to train and activate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied youth leaders ages ...

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  • Lunch with TED: I got 99 problems...palsy is just one with Maysoon Zayid

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV302 This is a screening of a prerecorded TED Talk. It will be followed by a facilitated discussion. Please feel free to bring your own lunch. Wednesday, February 21 from 12:00pm-1:00pm Facilitator: Katherine Torres Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 “I have cerebral palsy. I shake all the time,” Maysoon Zayid announces at the beginning of this exhilarating, ...

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  • Leadership Week: Don't Just Stand There!

    Student Union: 223

    Speaker: Sarah Kovacs Don't Just Stand There is a workshop that is designed to empower students to feel like they can prevent sexual/interpersonal violence, as well as support peers who are impacted. It includes interactive dialogue and activities leading to a greater understanding of what sexual and interpersonal violence is and how to help make UCF a safer campus. How ...

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  • Conscious Thought Cafe: Black Panther A Movie or A Movement?

    SJA Lounge: Student Union 207

    With the recent release of Marvels Black Panther we can't help but wonder why this movie has become a call to action. Orginally the Black Panther Party was created to police and protect the African American community, so has this movie become a catalyst for much more? Come meet us in Social Justice and Advocacy to discuss why this movie ...

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  • Leadership Week: Self-Directed Leadership- Change, Meet your Match

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Speaker: Loretta Forlaw and Dr. Linda Gibson-Young In this session, we explore self-directed leadership. In order for leaders to effectively influence others, they need to show self-mastery along with a deep understanding of what it takes to change. Self-directed leadership is an effective mindset for dealing with constant, rapid changes that occur in our 21st Century world. Today’s leaders are ...

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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker - Richard Lapchick

    Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

    National Experts on Sport and Social Issues, human rights activist and pioneer for racial equality

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  • Leadership Week: UCF Cares Certification TRACK QPR Training: Assisting Students in Distress

    Student Union: 223

    UCF Cares Cerification TRACK QPR Training: Assisting Students in Distress

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  • Ethical Leadership Workshop - LDR005 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Distinguishing ethical behavior may seem straightforward; however, there will be situations when "doing the right thing" will not be clear. Presented by Rhonda Bishop, UCF's Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, this informative and interactive workshop includes discussion of: Key tenets of ethical decision making UCF's framework for thinking ethically Applying the tenets and framework to real-world scenarios

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  • Before You Do That, Know This

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    “Sure, you can borrow my lab report!” Most students think cheating on a test is the only form of academic misconduct. Maintain academic integrity by learning how UCF actually defines academic misconduct.These sessions are FREE and all students are welcome to attend! Earn 1,000 LINK points for attending!

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  • Getting Off the Island: Postdoc Survival

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This session will be a roundtable discussion for participants to share their experiences at post-docs at UCF. We will learn from each other and draw parallels between post-doc life and that of an associate professor. Participants ideally will leave with the beginning of a support network on campus to help with successful career endeavors. No registration is necessary.

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  • Networking Strategies presented by State Farm

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Network successfully in a highly competitive job market. 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: Integrity and Ethical Development COLLEGE LIFE WORKSHOP SERIES: Before You Do That, Know This

    Ferrell Commons: Live Oak Event Center

    Integrity and Ethical Development COLLEGE LIFE WORKSHOP SERIES: Before You Do That, Know This

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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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  • Puerto Rico Support - CAPS Wellness Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    This free three-workshop series will help new students from Puerto Rico and other affected Caribbean islands to: understand common reactions to natural disasters, receive guidance on ways to cope, better manage cultural adaptation. Esta serie de tres talleres libre de costo ayudará a los estudiantes de Puerto Rico e Islas del Caribe afectadas por el paso del Huarcán María a: ...

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