Wednesday, October 17, 2018

  • Half Marathon Training

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    This 12 week half marathon running program will prepare participants for the OUC Half Marathon in December. The training group meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7am outside the RWC. No previous half marathon experience is required, however previous fitness experience is recommended. Our pacers will be running under a 15 minute mile to comply with OUC's race pace requirement. ...

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  • UCF Diversity Week

    The University of Central Florida

    A New Day Dawns: UCF Inclusive Excellence UCF Diversity Week is a celebration of our diverse community and an opportunity to explore topics across the broad range of human identity, experience, and interaction. Diversity Week activities are intended to stimulate our campus and move us to a more inclusive culture. This year marks the 26th UCF Diversity Week. This year’s ...

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  • Women on Weights

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    Join female trainers from the RWC for this 3 weeks program that promotes resistance training to females. The RWC trainers will demonstrate how to properly utilize equipment around the facility, giving females the knowledge and confidence to work out on the weight floors safely. We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7am starting 10/16. Click Here to Register!

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  • Blood Drive: Diversity Week

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    The 2nd Annual Diversity Week Blood Drive will be held at the Veteran's Commemorative Site from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. on October 17th. Vote for your favorite diverse faculty & staff association! VOTE ONLINE, 10/15 to 10/19 online (counts once), and/or vote on the bus when you donate blood (counts three times!). Winning organization receives a $250 marketing grant ...

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  • What Government Contractors Need to Know about ITAR & Foreign Military Sales

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Alan DuBrow, Government Contracting Consultant, Florida PTAC at UWF There is an area of regulation that is of vital importance to government contracting firms: ITAR, or the International Traffic In Arms Regulations are State Department controls that regulate this $50 billion part of the U.S. defense industry. Companies regulated under ITAR are subject to a number of broad ...

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  • Inclusion Champions Present... Unexplored Diversity - Belief and Non-Belief Systems in Student Development

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Unexplored Diversity - Belief and Non-Belief Systems in Student Development Wednesday, October 17 from 9:00am-10:30am Course number: DIV395 Facilitator: Jeannie Kiriwas Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 There are many reasons why and specific challenges that lead people to feel discomfort discussing belief/non-belief development. This session hopes to alleviate those concerns by ...

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  • Time Stretch Exhibition (Recurring Event)

    UCF Art Gallery

    EXHIBITION: Time Stretch by Elizabeth / Sidebotham Erin Elizabeth is a conceptual artist and utilizes non-traditional materials such as cake and sprinkles along with gold leaf in order to explore questions about banality, celebration, and experiential value. Harry Sidebotham is first and foremost a painter. He engages in the tradition of painting, investigating scientific theories such as parallel dimension theory. ...

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  • FREE 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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  • National LatinX AIDS Awareness Day: Rapid HIV Testing Event

    Wellness & Health Promotion Services Office: RWC 111

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services will be providing FREE HIV testing on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 10am-2pm in honor of National LatinX AIDS Awareness Day. The LatinX community has been disproportionally affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic since the 1990’s. Nationally, efforts are being made to highlight this and get individuals tested. UCF and WHPS have joined those efforts and ...

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  • Inclusion Champions Present... The Past is Present: Diversity in the University Archives at UCF

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Unexplored Diversity - Belief and Non-Belief Systems in Student Development Wednesday, October 17 from 9:00am-10:30am Course number: DIV395 Facilitator: Jeannie Kiriwas Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 There are many reasons why and specific challenges that lead people to feel discomfort discussing belief/non-belief development. This session hopes to alleviate those concerns by ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Join us for this two in one workshop to learn more about evaluating research impacts and managing your online research profile. 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 ...

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  • Where to Publish & Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Job Search Communication (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    This working will discuss the process of writing cover letters, applications and thank you letters.

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  • Strategies to Facilitate a Cross-Cultural and Inclusive Online Environment

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    Session Abstract With our increasingly diverse population of students, creating a more inclusive learning environment can be challenging, especially in online courses. However, inclusivity is an important element for any successful learning environment in any modality. In this session, participants will learn about ways in which they can facilitate a cross-cultural and inclusive online environment for their students. The presenters ...

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  • Inclusion Champions Present... Diversity in High Tech - Challenges and Opportunities for Future Leaders

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Unexplored Diversity - Belief and Non-Belief Systems in Student Development Wednesday, October 17 from 9:00am-10:30am Course number: DIV395 Facilitator: Jeannie Kiriwas Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 There are many reasons why and specific challenges that lead people to feel discomfort discussing belief/non-belief development. This session hopes to alleviate those concerns by ...

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  • How to: Make the Most of a Research Conference (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Conferences are a great way to network before graduation, to meet graduate faculty, or connect with professionals in industry. This workshop is designed for current undergraduate researchers, and will cover everything from finding a conference to submit to, through what to pack. Questions? Contact Undergraduate Research at our@ucf.edu or 407-823-3125.

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  • Transfer Advocate Certificate Series: Session 2 (Recurring Event)

    Teaching Academy: 117

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Must attend Sessions 1 and 2 to become a Transfer Student Advocate Session 1: The Transfer Student Identity and Experience Course Number: DIV393 Wednesday, October 3 from 3:00pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Transfer and Transition Services Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Tuesday, October 9 from 3:00pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Transfer and Transition Services Location: Barbara Ying ...

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  • Inclusion Champions Present... Bridging the Gap: Faculty and Staff Perspectives

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Unexplored Diversity - Belief and Non-Belief Systems in Student Development Wednesday, October 17 from 9:00am-10:30am Course number: DIV395 Facilitator: Jeannie Kiriwas Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 There are many reasons why and specific challenges that lead people to feel discomfort discussing belief/non-belief development. This session hopes to alleviate those concerns by ...

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  • Charles Schwab Information Session

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Come to learn about opportunities with Charles Schwab. Please RSVP for this event in Handshake.

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  • Thesis and Dissertation Support - CAPS Wellness Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Gain support in completing your thesis or dissertation. Stay on-track with help from our drop-in meetings. Part of a weekly workshop series in October. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis to currently enrolled students. Located in CAPS West.

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  • Advanced Interviewing - Graduate Series (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Develop strategies to answer tough behavior-based questions. Please RSVP through the UCF Graduate Studies Center.

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  • Peer Support Group: Recovering from Religion (Recurring Event)

    Innovative Center: Suite 100, Room 105

    This peer 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 faith and non-faith journey ...

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  • Artificial Photosynthesis: The Future of Sustainable Solar Energy

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Fernando Uribe-Romo, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Chemistry Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Artificial Photosynthesis: The Future of Sustainable Solar Energy Abstract: Scientists are now working on ways to replicate the effects of photosynthesis in non-organic materials. Climate change is found to be directly caused ...

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  • Tai Chi Yoga at the Arboretum (Recurring Event)

    UCF Arboretum

    Tai Chi Yoga at the Arboretum September 19: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.October 17: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.November 14: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.December 3: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Join us to de-stress, relax and re-energize in this outdoor yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat! More information, contact arboretum@ucf.edu

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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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