Wednesday, April 04, 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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  • 2018 UCF Financial Wellness Series

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    The annual UCF Financial Wellness Series will be held from April 2 through April 30, 2018. Sessions for this year include the following: Classroom Workshops Investing BasicsMonday, April 2 : 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Presented By: Paul Gregg, Assistant Chair, Finance Executive in ResidencePaul Gregg will share with you some of the same information he teaches students about retirement ...

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  • Qigong and Meditation Series (Recurring Event)

    Arboretum: Trailer 525

    Come join us in the Arboretum Park for an introduction to the art of Qigong where you’ll practice meditation used for health and building awareness of how the body moves through space. Yoga mats are not provided, so please bring your own if you wish!

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  • How To Grow With Google: Google Analytics

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Learn how to take advantage of Google’s free marketing and business productivity tools to grow your business. Google has a buffet of free tools that help small businesses attract new future customers. This workshop shows you where they are and how to use them with a special emphasis on using Google Analytics to uncover new markets, refine your marketing and ...

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  • FPO233 Travel Guidelines Workshop

    Classroom Building 1: 202

    This instructor led, hands-on workshop guides you through the basics of travel at UCF. You will learn about the basic rules of travel and the types of travel purchase orders (POs). In addition, the class will discuss foreign travel, group travel and how to fill out reimbursement forms. You will practice in a training database, learning to use the copy ...

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  • Funding Your Graduate School Education

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    This workshop will provide you with information about funding opportunities that are available to students pursuing a graduate degree. At the workshop you will learn about UCF graduate funding and major fellowships awarded by external agencies. Finally, we will provide you with additional resources needed to take advantage of these opportunities. Facilitated by Joy Kittredge, Assistant Director College of Graduate ...

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  • Intellectual Property: The Intersection of Research and Commercialization

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    An examination of the role that Intellectual Property plays in graduate and undergraduate research programs. The positive impact of intellectual property on research has been studied for the last 20 years, since the successful implementation of the Bayh-Dole Act. Learn how this important piece of legislation has changed the face of academia and research, how students and faculty are benefiting ...

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  • Just Be Day

    Memory Mall

    Join us for Just Be Day at Memory Mall and learn to be mindful with creative activities enhancing the present moment. Check in to receive a punch card to have signed at each activity to be entered for a giveaway! Activities include: Mindful Cooking Demos Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Drumming Circle Mini Yoga Sessions Coloring Tent Sync your breathing ...

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  • GKT English Language (Small Group Session) (Recurring Event)

    College of Education and Human Performance Complex

    This session allows for a small group of students studying for the GKT English Language section to work independently or in groups with the aid of a tutor. Bring your own books with specific questions in mind, or allow us to provide you with materials, and together we can work through the skills needed to pass this section of the ...

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  • I-Corps Pizza Social

    HEC 101: 101

    Learn how the UCF I-Corps program can help you take your innovation to market. Hear from UCF I-Corps instructors, alumni, and mentors. Pizza will be provided!

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  • Lunch and Learn with Theatre For Young Audiences (Recurring Event)

    PAC: M143

    The first-year Theatre for Young Audiences M.F.A. students invite you to their inaugural Lunch-and-Learn series! Bring your lunch and join us on Wednesdays from 12 pm – 1 pm as we explore a variety of topics - from taboo to to-do - in the world of Theatre for Young Audiences. Discussions will center around books, plays, and guest speakers. All ...

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  • Inclusive Communication (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV053 Tuesday, February 6 from 1:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, April 4 from 1:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 This workshop identifies some common mistakes made when communicating about age, class, disabilities, ethnicity, gender, language, looks, race, religion, and sexual orientation. It also highlights words, phrases, and behaviors ...

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  • Assertiveness - EAP118 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Assertiveness is the ability to confidently express one’s thoughts, feelings and actions without negatively impacting others. This workshop outlines strategies for becoming assertive without being aggressive. Participants will learn the difference between assertive and aggressive behavior; the rules for valuing yourself and others; new skills for being assertive; and how to say “no” without offending others.

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  • Planning for Success in Graduate School

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316AB)

    Find out everything you wanted to know about graduate school, including identifying programs, admissions, and how to succeed once you are there. No RSVP needed.

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  • STEM without STRESS: Balancing Work, Life, and School

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    This stress-reduction workshop on balancing work, life, and school is open to all majors. Students majoring in STEM, however, are particularly encouraged to attend and learn strategies for "de-stressing" and fostering holistic wellness while pursuing their STEM degrees. A representative from CAPS (UCF Counseling and Psychological Services) will be administering the workshop. Students can RSVP here: https://ucf.joinhandshake.com/events/141973

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & 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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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & 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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  • Founders' Day Honors Convocation

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Please join us in celebrating faculty who have demonstrated excellence in service to our students and the university at this year's Founders' Day Honors Convocation from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. This annual convocation recognizes faculty members for outstanding teaching, advising, research, professional service, librarianship, and ...

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  • Stoneman Douglas Support - CAPS Be Well Do Well Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    This free three-workshop series will help Stoneman Douglas alumni or any students affected by the events in Parkland to: Understand common reactions to tragedies Find positive ways to cope Connect with others - Workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats are provided on a first-come first-serve basis. - For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact us ...

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  • Beginner Swim Lessons (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This class is designed to help participants feel comfortable and confident in the water, as well as develop fundamental skills for swimming. This course is intended for new swimmers. Participants will learn basic freestyle and backstroke.

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  • GKT Mathematics Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Teaching Academy: TA116

    The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) General Knowledge Test (GKT) workshops will cover the Mathematics Section. These workshops are progressive; the four competencies (Competency 1: Number Sense; Competency 2: Measurement & Geometry; Competency 3: Coordinate Plane & Algebraic Thinking and; Competency 4: Data/Probability) will be dissucused over the course of the workshops. The last workshop will cover all topics outlined ...

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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Distinguish between what the employer is asking and what the employer really wants to know! Develop strategies that will help you answer tough behavior based questions. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Advanced Swim Lesson (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This course is designed to provide participants with coordination and refinement of their strokes. Participants should be able to swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness and over greater distances after this course. Flip turns on the front and back are introduced. This course provides an intense interval training swimming work out. This is a great course for competitive ...

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  • UCF Softball vs. Florida

    Softball Stadium

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

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  • The Pieta Project

    Student Union Atrium

    Have you ever felt sorrow for those around you that you cannot seem to express? Have you ever felt fragile but were required to be strong? Have you recognized injustice around you, but didn’t know what to do with it or how to react? Hear me. This is for you. For all of the brown children who get the “talk” ...

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