events sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program in the College of Arts and Humanities

Upcoming Events

  • UCF Alumni: College of Engineering & Computer Science-TEDx Orlando Livestream

    The Pop Parlour UCF

    TEDx Orlando 2017 takes place on Saturday, June 24 and will cover the universal themes of Growth, Identity and Conflict. This year is especially exciting for UCF, as two of our own Knights are speaking! We're honored to support Graham Worthy, PhD, UCF Pegasus Professor and department chair of UCF Biology and Albert Manero '12, '14MSAE '16PhD of Limbitless Solutions ...

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  • WUCF's Ready Jet Go! Day

    Exploration Tower

    WUCF TV is bringing science and astronomy activities to Exploration Tower for Ready Jet Go! day on June 25. Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Port Canaveral for family-friendly activities at Exploration Tower, a seven-story attraction featuring exhibits and interactive play. Children will be surrounded with activities themed around science and astronomy based on the PBS Kids ...

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  • Dear Healthy Knight Q&A: Topic Sexual Wellness (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: South Patio

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services invites you to a question and answer session about sexual wellness

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  • Meditation Class (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Just Be Meditation Class - Take time to Just Be and join WHPS in a guided meditation class! Students only. Come reduce your stress and learn the basics of meditation.

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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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  • Al-Anon: Serenity Now (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    This meeting is held every Monday (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. The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. We ...

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  • Ted Talk and Tea Tuesdays (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 111 (WHPS Classroom)

    Come to the Wellness and Health Promotions Services office every Tuesday during summer B for tea, a treat, and wellness related Ted Talks.

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  • Making the Most out of Handshake (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Career Services and Experiential Learning has a new system! Learn how to navigate Handshake and take advantage of its features. Handshake will be replacing KnightLink and Place Pro. If you have used either of these systems in the past, you do not want to miss out on this chance to learn about Handshake! Your ability to search and find jobs ...

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  • Build Winning Resumes- WEBINAR

    Online

    Find out how to get your resume noticed. This webinar qualifies for LINK Loot! ONLINE ONLY! To register for the webinar, click here.

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  • EXCHANGE Guest: Shane Johnson presents "Never Quit from a Marine Corps Perspective"

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Shane Johnson is a Florida native, father, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and self-taught entrepreneur. After his Military service was complete, at just 22 years old, he entered into the banking and finance industry and has remained there since. He has been responsible for operating some of the most successful mortgage banking branches in the United States, overseeing annual sales production ...

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  • The Dream Share Project

    Neptune 158: Multipurpose Room

    The Dream Share Project is a film documentary that is aimed to help students discover their passion. The film follows two recent college graduates on a cross-country road trip as they interview successful people who have pursued their dreams - entrepreneurs, activists, artists, athletes, inventors, etc. Along the way, the film explores topics like: how to discover one’s passion, commit ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Applying to Graduate or Professional School: Prepare for the Process

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Organize the application process and define your timeline. RSVP via our new system Handshake, that is replacing KnightLink for all workshops this summer!

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  • Improve Your Mood! (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Find out how to identify signs of low mood so you can start to self-manage and feel better.

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  • Career Workshop

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    There are many students who are unsure of what they want to do and some don’t know 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!

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  • Volunteer at the Community Garden (Recurring Event)

    Arboretum: Trailer 525

    Hello Knights!! The gates of the UCF Community Garden will open on May 30th for volunteering. This summer, the volunteer shifts are Monday and Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM, and Tuesday, Wednseday, Thursday: 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM Volunteers can volunteer individually or as group to help in the community garden, assist with horticultural work in campus landscapes, or help ...

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  • Alcoholics Anonymous: Actions of Recovery (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    This meeting is held every Tuesday (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. This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with one another, that they may solve their common problem and help others ...

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  • CANCELED: Sheryl Sandberg CANCELED

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled

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  • Blood Drive

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    Blood drives are one of the many ways our Knight family demonstrates its giving spirit. Come join us on the Big Red Bus! 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 working with the Knights ...

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  • Rapid HIV Testing Event (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 111 (WHPS Classroom)

    FREE Rapid HIV Testing Event Do you know your status? Stop by Wellness and Health Promotion Services during our Free Rapid HIV Testing event this Wednesday from 10am-2pm to get tested. No appointments necessary – walk-ins welcome. Take charge of your sexual wellness by taking an HIV test and get your results in 15 minutes. Be a Healthy Knight. WHPS ...

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  • Safe Zone Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: LGBTQ+ ServicesThe UCF Safe Zone Series is delivered through several trainings that include: DIV241: Advocates: Wednesday, June 28 and Wednesday, July 26 DIV033: LGBTQ+ 101: Wednesday, June 14 and Wednesday, July 12 For training descriptions, visit https://diversity.ucf.edu/training/this-semester. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. Students and OPS: Email your name, phone number and PID/employee I.D. number ...

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  • EXCHANGE Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! May 31st -"The Entrepreneurship Journey" - Joe Sleppy, CEO of Capitech Enegry June 7th - "Where to Start" - Cameron Ford, ...

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  • Lunch and Learn: What to do with your first Paycheck

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Presented by CFE Fderal Credit Union Learn more about what to do with your first paycheck! Students must RSVPs, via Handshake, 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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  • Drum Your Stress Away! (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Lower your stress and increase relaxation skills by discovering your personal rhythm.

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  • Job Communication (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Write a cover letters that employers will read. RSVP via our new system Handshake, that is replacing KnightLink for all workshops this summer!

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