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. ...

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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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  • The EXCHANGE: Entrepreneurial Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Jaunary 31 - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp Febuary 7 - Dylan Weitzam, Vice President of Research and Development at Thor ORE Feburary 14 - Adam Ben-Evi, Founder of Stock Bully, Co-Founder of p.s Mister Febuary 21 - Alex Agresta, Co-Founder & Purpose Coach at Purpose Pioneers Febuary 28 - Rich Fontain, CEO at Power of self Entertainement

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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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  • Starter Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Student Union Atrium

    Explore the unique and diverse ventures that current UCF students have started! Come by the Student Union atrium to chat with entrepreneurial students about their businesses, experiences with startup , and learn how you can start that business you can’t stop thinking about! If you already have a student venture and are ready to gain valuable consumer feedback, ask your ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bring Your “A” Game: Getting A’s Using Time Management (Recurring Event)

    Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

    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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  • Caring For The Caregiver (Recurring Event)

    UCF Health: Patient Education Conference Room

    Serving as a caregiver for a loved one can be a rewarding experience. It also can be one of life’s most challenging experiences. We help support those who are caring for a loved one with illness or memory loss. Research shows that when caregivers attend organized support groups run by trained professionals, they can double the amount of time a ...

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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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  • Humanist Peer Support and Discussion Group (Recurring Event)

    Innovative Center: Suite 100, Room 105

    The Humanist Peer Support & Discussion Group is for anyone experiencing personal or professional challenges related to their worldview; coming out as an Atheist or other marginalized perspective identity; doubting beliefs; questions about changing or leaving religion; coping with transition from a religion; seeking meaning and purpose in secular life; coping with grief, loss, and mortality without religion; and other ...

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  • Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    As a business owner, the primary value of QuickBooks provides you with the financial and management data that will help you effectively manage your business. Whether you are using an outside or internal accountant or doing it yourself, you need to have an understanding of how the accounting software generates numbers. This class focus on using QuickBooks as a business ...

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  • Distinguished Speaker Series: Orlando: Is it a Coastal City?

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Graham Worthy, Ph.D.UCF Pegasus Professor, Provosts Distinguished Professor in the UCF Department of Biology Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 The term “coastal” defines more than just the outline of a state. The majority of Floridians would consider themselves to be coastal residents and nearly ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Compass (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    Compass is a gathering of UCF Collegiate Recovery Community students, as a weekly “check in” by addressing topics of recovery and academics. Meetings are ran by a licensed clinician. During the meeting, students address topics such as recovery, spirituality, relapse prevention, academic growth, learning styles, personalities, and stress management. The group meets on Wednesdays and are open to all members ...

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  • Narcotics Anonymous (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center

    This meeting is held every Wednesday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 7pm to 8pm on the UCF Main Campus inside the Barbara Ying Center. NA is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. We meet regularly to help each other live drug-free. There are no dues or fees, the ...

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