• Latino Americans Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all three modules to receive the completion certificate. Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittLatino Americans is a three-part documentary series that chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for more than 500 years helped to shape what the United States is and who have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in ...

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  • Exploring How Perceptions (and Misconceptions) of Persons with Disabilities May Affect Attitudes and Behaviors

    Classroom Building I: 205

    Facilitators: Sabrina Deaton, Marisa Lucca and Trisha Brockway The culture in the United States places significant emphasis on self-reliance and individual autonomy. This often means that persons with disabilities are expected to find ways to improve their situations and develop social relationships in a climate in which the attitudes, and ultimately the behaviors, of others present additional challenges. The goal ...

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  • Finding Data Sources (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What caveats should you be aware of in selecting and using data sources? Discover tips and tricks for locating data using the web and library resources. This session will focus on free and library subscription resources, including Census and American Community Survey sources, American FactFinder, DemographicsNow, SimplyMap, and Social Explorer. Depending on the interests of attendees we may also discuss ...

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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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  • Amazon Web Services Scientific Computing Immersion Day

    Teaching Academy: 117

    UCF will host an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Scientific Computing Immersion Day where AWS specialists will conduct hands-on BYOD (bring your own device) training sessions for researchers (faculty, post-docs and students) on topics such as Compute, Storage, Database, Machine Learning, Big Data, Image analysis etc. to help you get started. Please submit your RSVP here: http://bit.ly/rsvp-aws-research-immersion-day

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  • Power and Control

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Power is the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. What does toxic leadership look like? What does effective leadership look like? Come and join us in an exploration of how leader’s use of power can either lead to an organization flourishing or becoming stagnant. We will also discuss the relationship ...

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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 the 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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  • From Stress to Success (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Come learn about thoughts and feelings that lead to stress, and leave with effective coping skills.

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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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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and projects and tips for using citation tracking features, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, and customizing Google Scholar options. An overview of organizing sources using Mendeley and Zotero citation management tools will also be included. Please bring your ...

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  • The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference

    Fairwinds Alumni Center

    Social studies educators and researchers gather and participate in collective conversations while discovering research and methods for increasing student engagement and learning globally during this annual conference. International representatives collaborate and discuss issues within the social studies field, including education, Common Core, C3 framework, global awareness, world history, race, character education, economics, urban and rural needs, technology and education, multiculturalism, ...

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  • Couponing 101 (Recurring Event)

    The Hub

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:Couponing 101 Join us to learn the basics on how to coupon and save money on groceries and personal hygiene products. Healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Discover how you can get name brand items for low cost or even free. During this workshop, you will receive coupons and your very ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics and 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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  • Joust Info Session

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Interested in UCF’s premier startup showcase event? Come join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad to learn more about the Joust which awards over $75,000 cash to UCF student ventures!

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  • Diversity Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate.Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittThis four-module program is designed as an introductory overview series of workshops to provoke thought with respect to diversity in general, and more specifically, with respect to several important dimensions of diversity. Participants must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate.Dates Modules 1 and 2: Thursday, February 23 and ...

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  • Startup Practice

    Starter Space: 135 BA 1

    Be part of UCF’s startup community by seeking and offering feedback for startup proposals.

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  • Love Not Labels

    Ferrell Commons 171: Pride Commons

    CAPS Staff will facilitate a psychoeducational workshop and discussion on body image issues and eating disorders within the LGBTQ+ community. All are welcome to attend.

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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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  • 21st Century First Generation Student Academic Success Seminar

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    The seminar hosted by MASS helps first generation students become better members of the UCF community.

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  • Worried about current events? Gather! (Recurring Event)

    Global UCF: 229

    Many students are experiencing stress because of recent news. Visit any of these three workshops and connect with other students, learn stress management and ways to cope, and find out ways to get help. Presented by Counseling & Psychological Services.

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  • Secular and Religious Minority Awareness (SRMA) (Recurring Event)

    Innovative Center: Suite 100, Room 105

    Facilitator: Tee RogersWe interact every day with individuals of different worldviews. Why is that important, and how does it impact our personal and professional relationships? Be part of this fun, interactive discussion about creating respectful spaces for people of all faith and non-faith perspectives. We will explore topics such as considering the faith diversity around us and what is meant ...

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  • Developing a Personal Statement

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Join us as we outline the various components of a well-written personal statement for summer research and graduate school applications.

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  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four programs to receive the completion certificate.Facilitator: Barbara ThompsonBased on the four-part DVD series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, this workshop offers a comprehensive look at race relations in the United States between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This workshop documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the ...

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  • Workshop: Prepare a Competitive Application for our Summer Fellowships and Research Grants (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    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.

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  • Plagiarism & Citations Workshop (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: 235C

    You may know what plagiarism is, but it can be hard to figure out how to avoid it. Save time and frustration by taking advantage of this workshop that will teach you what plagiarism is, how to avoid it, and how to use citations throughout your research projects.

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