Tuesday, February 27, 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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  • Show Me the Money: Identifying and Applying for Graduate Research Fellowships

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Learn what it takes to get various funding agencies to show you the money, such as fellowships and other major awards. After taking this session you’ll know how to apply and when, how to compile a strong application including your personal statement and research plan, and finally, we’ll provide you with additional resources needed to take advantage of these opportunities. ...

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  • Yoga Nidra Meditation with Hammocks (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation practice from India. Though the literal translation of Nidra is “sleep” it also means “a changing state of consciousness” which is brought about as you connect with your mind and body. This meditation practice uses aerial hammocks to aid the body in feeling relaxed and comfortable, yoga mats are also available for a stationary ...

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  • Blue Jeans for True Genes

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    Celebrate healthy body image & positive self-esteem through an annual jeans drive. We encourage people to clean out their closets & donate jeans that no longer fit or ones they do not feel comfortable in. Join CAPS and SHS for some creative exploration in self-acceptance.

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  • James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    Each semester, the Africana Studies Program presents a series of lectures covering a variety of topics relevant to Africana studies.

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  • Job Search Communication (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Write cover letters, applications and thank you letters that employers will read.

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  • Safe Zone Series: Coming Out

    Student Union: 218B

    Course number: DIV242 Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services The Coming Out workshop explores the process and challenges of coming out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender. Participants will learn more about theories and concerns about the coming out process for LGBTQ+ individuals. The workshop will allow those who attend to explore their LGBTQ+ identity or to support a family member or friend ...

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  • Drum Your Stress Away! - CAPS Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Experience the power of music to help you lower stress, increase relaxation skills, build intrapersonal support, and discover your personal rhythm. In this workshop, you will use drums to express yourself by engaging in an evidence-based program to increase overall wellness. * No musical experience necessary. Drums provided. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS ...

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  • Tuesday Startup Stories at the Blackstone LaunchPad (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad every Tuesday at noon as we hear from a current student or recent alumni who has started their own businesses. These awesome entrepreneurs will share their startup journey, discuss the valuable resources they’ve utilized while on their journey, and answer any questions aspiring entrepreneurs want to know in regards to all things startup!

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  • Dealing with Communication Anxiety

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Many people deal with some level of communication anxiety when speaking in public. Whether you lead a small discussion, teach a large lecture, or present at meetings or conferences, nerves can get the best of you. We will learn some techniques to alleviate speaking anxiety and boost confidence in the classroom. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF ...

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  • Staying Ahead of the Game: Avoiding Procrastination

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    Learn why students procrastinate, how to identify it and how to overcome the procrastination cycle. Learn how to be more effective and successful here at UCF.

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  • Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years: Episodes 3 & 4

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Episodes 1 & 2 Course number: DIV362 Tuesday, February 20 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Episodes 3 & 4 Course number: DIV363 Tuesday, February 27 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Episodes 5 & 6 Course number: DIV364 Tuesday, March ...

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness: Bra-Making Craft Workshop

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    The Women's and Gender Studies program, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and John C. Hitt Library sponsor a craft workshop in memory of those affected by breast cancer. Participants will decorate bras and write memory cards to be displayed at the John C. Hitt library (main wall lobby floor) during the month of March. Please bring supplies and bras ...

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  • Tower Garden Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Arboretum

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:Tower Garden WorkshopJoin us to learn life skills associated with growing your own food and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Today we will be harvesting and you will get to take home some free, fresh, organic produce! Workshops are held at the tower gardens on the 1st floor of the Student Union ...

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  • Providing and Receiving Effective Feedback on Academic Writing

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Academic writers do not write alone. They often wish for a sympathetic reader who offers feedback on a draft or assistance during the invention or revision process. In this workshop participants will learn how to approach feedback loops by planning the writing process, articulating written comments that promote critical thinking, and the role of assignments and rubrics. Students must register ...

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  • Knights Know Nutrition: Healthy Eating on a Budget

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Come find out how to achieve proper eating habits without draining your bank account. Learn about the principles of nutrition, what it takes to construct a healthy diet, and tips to save money in the grocery store. Join us for this workshop, which is part of the Spring 2018 series to prepare you for life after college, #Adulting: Everything You ...

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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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  • Mark Polanzak Reading and Q&A

    Colbourn Hall: Room 203

    Mark Polanzak, author of the hybrid novel/memoir POP!, will be reading, answering questions, and signing his book on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:30pm in CNH 203. This event is sponsored by the Graduate Writers Association and the Student Government.

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  • Jazz Chamber Groups Concert (Recurring Event)

    Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium

    Jazz Chamber Groups Concert. Free and open to the public. No Ticket Required

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