Thursday, February 22, 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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  • Presidential Search Committee Meeting: Semifinalist Visits (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    The Presidential Search Committee will interview semifinalists and select finalists. For more information, visit https://www.ucf.edu/leadership/presidential-search/

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  • 18th Annual Spanish Graduate Colloquium

    Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

    You are invited to join us for the 18th Annual Spanish Graduate Colloquium. Come celebrate the Spanish language and culture, with guest speakers Dean Dr. José Fernández, and Dra. Sarah Sierra. Topics include the Peninsular Literature, and Spanish American Literature Linguistic. Location: UCF Student Union Pegasus BallroomDate: February 22, 2018, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm #COLOQUIO2018

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  • Customer Experience & Innovation Executive Workshop

    UCF Executive Development Center

    Improve your service intelligence quotient, apply the “doing better than that” model of service innovation, assess service and lead and model service as an individual and company. Learn more: http://business.ucf.edu/degree/customer-experience-innovation/

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  • FIRE (Focused Inquiry and Research Experience) Conference

    UCF College of Medicine

    Join us for the 9th Annual Medical Student Research Conference on Thursday Feb 22, 2018 at the UCF College of Medicine. All second-year medical students will be presenting their research projects at this conference as part of the “Focused Inquiry & Research Experience” (“FIRE”) Module. There will be a full day of poster and oral presentations culminating in a plenary ...

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  • The International Society for the Social Studies Conference

    Morgridge International Reading Center

    This conference welcomes educators and researchers to learn, engage, participate and collaborate on issues surrounding social studies. Topics include education, Common Core, C3 framework, global awareness, world history, race, character education, economics, urban and rural needs, technology and education, multiculturalism, and other topics during this two-day event. Learn more about The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference by ...

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  • Blood Drive (Recurring Event)

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    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 serving with the Knights Bleed Black and Gold Blood Drive Advisory Council, please contact BloodDrives@ucf.edu. Thank you for making a difference! Event runs on multiple dates (select ...

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  • Market Research: The Key to Growing Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Understanding your customers and the market for your product/service is important for every business. And market research is the tool that can give you the deeper and broader grasp of your market you want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans about, for example, the feasibility of a new business ...

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  • Leadership Week: Transferable Skills for Future Leaders

    student union: 218 AB

    Speaker: Lisa Hedlund UCF students are among the top achieving, most involved, and best educated students in the nation. Attending UCF guarantees a diverse and well-rounded college experience along with opportunity. Many students may wonder how academics and involvement at UCF are preparing them for their future. It is important to understand how the skills and knowledge gained at UCF ...

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  • Leadership Week: Positive Psychology - Developing Your Well-Being and Success as a Leader

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Speaker: Larry Marks This workshop will provide a brief introduction to the field of positive psychology and describe the importance of developing well-being in order to be successful as a student and leader. Through addressing key findings from the science and practice of positive psychology, attendees will learn ways of functioning and performing at an optimal level. We will discuss ...

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  • Wellness Coaching (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 111 (WHPS Classroom)

    Connect with a Wellness Coach to achieve your personal well-being goals and learn how to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP coaching is available at Wellness and Health Promotion Services every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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  • Build Winning Resumes Presented by Northrup Grumman

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Find out how to get your resume noticed. For an RSVP to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services may be unable to honor the RSVP of late arrivals.

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  • Leadership Week: Leadership Skills for the 21st Century

    Student Union: 220

    Speaker: Dennis Seda At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: -Learn ways to prioritize, plan, and manage your time. -Identify your primary leadership style. -Develop some flexibility to use other leadership styles. -Determine ways you can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching. -Explore ways to make conflict a powerful force for ...

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  • Leadership Week: UCF Cares Certification TRACK PhotoVoice: Exploring Interpersonal Violence through Photos

    student union: 218 AB

    UCF Cares Cerification TRACK PhotoVoice: Exploring Interpersonal Violence through Photos

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  • Thursday Startup Resources in the Blackstone LaunchPad w/ I-Corps (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad every other Thursday in the Blackstone LaunchPad as we learn about valuable resources on campus and in the community that can help current and aspiring entrepreneurs on their startup journey. From competition prep to coworking spaces and even patent searches, Thursdays in the Blackstone LaunchPad are all about learning a skill and/or mindset to ...

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  • Leadership Week: Group Leadership and Responsibility TRACK Hazing Prevention: Ethics and Values

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Leadership Week: Group Leadership and Responsibility TRACK Hazing Prevention: Ethics and Values Speakers: Katie Borza and Tim Donahue

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  • ENC1102 Drop-In Clinic (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    Looking for some advice transitioning from your annotated bibliography to your final project? Stop by the library for a drop in clinic! A librarian will be on hand to answer your questions and help you formulate a plan to move forward. There are three options, choose the one that works best for your schedule!

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  • The Power of "Hidden" Biases

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV232 Thursday, February 22 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 A fundamental quality of the human mind is to group objects into categories based on a wide range of discernible characteristics. This ability helped early people to distinguish friend from foe and was instrumental in our ancestors’ survival. As adaptive as this response ...

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  • Completing the Thesis or Dissertation

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    This question and answer session is intended for graduate students in their final term. Prior to attending, students should review the Completing the ETD page and prepare any questions related to this information and bring them to the workshop. Following the workshop, attendees will understand all of the steps needed to complete the thesis or dissertation process. Students must register ...

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  • Leadership Week: Green Dot

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Green Dot Speaker: Samantha Vega

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  • Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Using Microsoft Word’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Attend this workshop to learn tips and pitfalls involved with using Microsoft Word to format an electronic thesis or dissertation. Participants will be shown a demonstration of how to use the following Microsoft Word functions: styles for headings and subheadings, captions for figures and tables, page numbering, automatic generation of the Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables, converting to ...

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  • Leadership Book Club - LDR001 (Faculty & Staff Supervisors Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    This is Part 1 of a 3-part series. Participants are encouraged to register for ALL 3 sessions to gain the most from the course (LDR001, LDR002, LDR003). OVERVIEW: Using the book "Fish! Sticks," by Stephen C. Ludin, John Christensen, and Harry Paul, each session will reflect on the concepts covered in the book, how they apply to us at UCF, ...

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  • CGI U Commitment Writing Workshop

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    This event is for students who intend to apply to Clinton Global Initiative University and the 2018 Annual Meeting in October. For more information, please visit http://cgiu.org/. At this workshop, we will review the details of the CGI U Application and provide resources on how to develop and strengthen your Commitment to Action. This session will also include peer-to-peer coaching, ...

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  • Leadership Week: An Ode to Rejection

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    Speaker: Staci Zavataro We are often told to avoid rejection. To fear failure. To be our best at all times. But in reality that can never happen. We are going to fall. Often. It is how we handle that failure and rejection that shapes us as a leader. As a professor, I am expected to know everything, to succeed at ...

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