• Subcontracting & Teaming

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, U.S. Small Business AdministrationOne of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s ...

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  • Hazing 101!

    Student Union: 223

    Join us for a spring workshop on hazing behaviors and prevention strategies. You will gain leadership values and skills to help prevent hazing at UCF. You may register for this event here:bit.ly/hazing101

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at no extra cost. Fee: $30 Register Now

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  • Reading and Book Signing: Dinaw Mengestu

    UCF Art Gallery

    Come enjoy a reading and book signing by Dinaw Mengestu, the award-winning author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2007) and How to Read the Air (2010). Mengestu is a graduate of Georgetown University and of Columbia University’s M.F.A. program in fiction and the recipient of a 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation, a 20 Under ...

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  • Academic Accreditation: An Inside View of the Process

    Health & Public Affairs II: 247

    Join the School of Public Administration for its upcoming Teaching Circle on academic accreditation. Ask questions and find out what the process is like from faculty who have been through it. All UCF faculty are welcome to attend.

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  • More Than Sports

    Student Union 316 CD

    Activism in sports has been present long before Colin Kaepernick took a knee, LeBron James and teammates donned hoodies in 2012, and Carlos Delgado refused to stand during God Bless America after 9/11. Dr. Richard Lapchick will share his personal stories, bring awareness, and spark dialogue about activism that occurs in sports on many different levels.

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  • Lunch with a Story

    Student Union 218ABCD

    Qasim Rashid, lawyer, human rights activist, advocate, and author will share how privilege in our society has created barriers and discuss our role in tearing those barriers down. This event is an amazing opportunity to lunch (for free), learn, and dialogue with the other UCF Knights!

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  • Federal Certifications Managed by SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Every year, the Federal government procures supplies and/or services to the tune of several hundred billion dollars. A whopping twenty-three (23) percent of those procurements are earmarked for smaller businesses. If you own a small business and have the potential to sell your product/service to the Federal government you ought to take the time to learn about these programs. At ...

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  • Diversifying Diplomacy: A Book Talk featuring Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    In her new memoir Diversifying Diplomacy (Potomac Books, 2017), Ambassador Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas shares the story of her life as a young black woman who distinguished herself with a diplomatic career at a time when few colleagues looked like her. Ambassador Elam-Thomas’s memoir is a firsthand account of her decades-long career in the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service, recounting ...

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  • Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Tom Wurth, Vice President, Unique Surety Bonding & InsuranceThis session provides an overview and stimulates discussion on how to effectively write and submit a compliant proposal in response to a government solicitation. The seminar will provide an understanding of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) and an analysis of how they ...

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  • 2nd Annual Athlete Health Celebration at UCF

    UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

    Come to learn, network and meet your local retired NFL players! Saturday, January 27, 2018, 12 to 3:30 p.m.UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center12676 Gemini BlvdOrlando, FL 32816 This event begins with a champagne luncheon with former NFL Pros (included in ticket price) honoring retired NFL players who attended UCF, including Bobby Spitulski (Seattle Seahawks linebacker), Rick Hamilton (Washington Redskins linebacker), Marquette ...

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  • Pentecost Talk Back

    Main Stage Theatre: Building 6

    Join Christopher Niess, Director of Pentecost, and Margaret Ann Zaho, Associate Professor of Art History, for a discussion of the play immediately following the theatrical production.

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  • The "Orient" in the "West" and Beyond: Reflections on Contemporary Refugee Politics

    UCF Art Gallery

    Dr. Güneş Murat Tezcür, the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF and the author of Muslim Reformers in Iran and Turkey: The Paradox of Moderation (University of Texas Press, 2010), will give a lecture on the contemporary refugee crisis. Dr. Tezcür’s research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States Institute of ...

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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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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Jenny Clark, President, SolvabilitySuccess in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing ...

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  • Artist Talk by Hiwa K

    UCF Art Gallery

    Internationally renowned artist Hiwa K will talk about his work in Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis. Hiwa K has participated in international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale (2015) and documenta14, Kassel/Athens (2017). In 2016 he received the Arnold Bode Prize and the Schering Stiftung Art Award).

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  • Nonprofit Lecture Series - Event Management

    Classroom Building: Room 319

    Join the Central Florida Chapter of the Association for Nonprofit Professionals for the 2017-18 Nonprofit Lecture Series! Each lecture focuses on an area of nonprofit management and features a prominent nonprofit professional from the community. This month's event focuses on event management and the guest speaker is Lauren Nelson, the philanthropy associate for Nemours Children's Hospital. Stop by to learn ...

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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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  • Provost Forum: Student Success

    Morgridge International Reading Center: Global Communications Room

    Faculty and staff are invited to join Provost Dale Whittaker for a series of 90-minute forums returning this semester to explore UCF’s Collective Impact Strategic Plan and key issues in higher education as they relate to our university’s future. Our third forum will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 3:30 p.m. in the Morgridge International Reading Center, Global Communications ...

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  • Success is No Accident: Strategic Planning for Small Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establish your company’s direction, make better business decisions and have a source of increased market share and profitability. A strong, effective strategic plan is the culmination of a series of building blocks including a financial plan, a marketing plan, and a ...

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  • Nurses' Role in Health Policy: UCF Leadership in Practice Lecture

    Morgridge International Reading Center: Global Communications Room

    Discover a fresh perspective on presenting your best professional self to colleagues, patients and others in your professional orbit. Senior Nurse Consultant Jeri Milstead, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN will offer an overview of making public policy that includes an interactive game she has created. Leadership will focus on how to write an elevator speech and how to seek opportunities for ...

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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 Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at no extra cost. Fee: $30 Register Now

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  • Dr. John T. Washington Community Service Awards and Scholarship Luncheon

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Honoring His Legacy There are many titles that one could use to describe Dr. John T. Washington, professor, colleague, minister, student advisor or community leade His life was invaluable to many people because he had the ability to influence others in so many ways. Though an ordinary man, the manner in which he lived his life was a vivid example ...

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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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