Tuesday, March 20, 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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  • The UCF Art Gallery Presents: The 2018 Annual MFA Exhibition

    UCF Art Gallery

    The 2018 Annual MFA Exhibition is a group exhibition showcasing the thesis work of Master of Fine Arts candidates. The work includes Forrest DeBlois’ paintings and drawings of Florida’s environment and animal inhabitants; Mark Gerstein’s haunting mosaics of video, photo collage, and sculpture; Ryan Michael Gleason’s melancholic hallway and a room within a room of enigmatic domestic images; Diane Parks’ ...

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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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  • Info Session: Clinton Global Initiative University (Recurring Event)

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    Are you interested in social change? Do you see a need in your community that needs to be addressed? Maybe you could be the one to solve it! Each year, the Clinton Global Initiative University (or CGI U) hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global ...

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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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  • FREE STD Screening (Recurring Event)

    Health Center & Pharmacy: 2nd Floor Conference Room

    Through a partnership with Florida Health, we are offering Free Gonorrhea and Chlamydia screenings for students and their partners. Supplies are limited, please come early.

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  • Beginner Swim Lessons (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This class is designed to help participants feel comfortable and confident in the water, as well as develop fundamental skills for swimming. This course is intended for new swimmers. Participants will learn basic freestyle and backstroke.

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  • How to: Prepare A Poster Presentation (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    This workshop will help you gain skills to prepare a poster presentation of your research or creative work. This workshop is ideal for students planning to present their work at the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence or other conferences. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Note: This workshop is for students already working ...

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  • Intermediate Swim Lessons (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This course is designed to develop confidence in all four competitive strokes and prepare the participant for a basic swim work out. This course is based on basic stroke development. Freestyle and backstroke will be reviewed. Breaststroke and Butterfly will be introduced. Turning at the wall, diving, reading a pool clock, and all other skills needed for a basic swim ...

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  • Tuesday Starter Stories

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad every Tuesday at noon when we hear from a current student or recent alumnus who have 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. This ...

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  • No Stress Zone: Reducing Test Taking Anxiety

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    Does the thought of a looming test get you nervous and shaky? Learn tips to help you breeze through your next test stress free!

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  • UCF Cares Faculty and Staff Training (Recurring Event)

    RWC Main: 206

    Please join Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) to learn more about UCF Cares. University employees are encouraged to attend the upcoming UCF CARES training to learn more about working with students in distress, campus resources, and ways to help build a culture of care at UCF. Spring Training Date/Times March 20, 2018 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm or 3:00pm in RWC ...

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  • Talking Turkey with Hakan Özoğlu: Developments in Erdogan's Turkey and What They Mean for the Middle East

    Barbara Ying Center

    Talking Turkey with Hakan Ozoglu: Developments in Erdogan's Turkey and What They Mean for the Middle East Tuesday, March 20, 20181:30 - 3:00 PMBarbara Ying Center - Lunch will be served Hakan Özoğlu, Ph.D., is a Professor of History and the Director of the Middle Eastern Studies Minor at UCF. His research interests include the power struggle in the modern ...

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  • “Writing to Learn” and “Learning to Write”: Two Strategies on the Road to Expertise

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    While writing facilitates learning effectively, it also serves a means for a writer to become an expert in their field. Writing studies have shown how low stakes writing helps writers to learn constructed domain knowledge in their academic field, provided that writers practice short, informal writing tasks that will encourage them to focus their attention on a particular aspect of ...

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  • Networking Strategies

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Network successfully in a highly competitive job market.

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  • UCF Cares Faculty and Staff Training (Recurring Event)

    RWC Main: 206

    Please join Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) to learn more about UCF Cares. University employees are encouraged to attend the upcoming UCF CARES training to learn more about working with students in distress, campus resources, and ways to help build a culture of care at UCF. Spring Training Date/Times March 20, 2018 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm or 3:00pm in RWC ...

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  • Practice of Respect and Community Building (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV337 Tuesday, January 23 from 9:00am-11:00am Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Tuesday, March 20 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Inclusive environments cannot emerge without a foundation of strong relationship building. Utilizing the Principles for How We Treat Each Other as a tool, participants will learn strategies for creating ...

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  • UCF Cares Faculty and Staff Training (Recurring Event)

    RWC Main: 206

    Please join Student Development and Enrollment Services (SDES) to learn more about UCF Cares. University employees are encouraged to attend the upcoming UCF CARES training to learn more about working with students in distress, campus resources, and ways to help build a culture of care at UCF. Spring Training Date/Times March 20, 2018 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm or 3:00pm in RWC ...

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  • Beginner Swim Lessons (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This class is designed to help participants feel comfortable and confident in the water, as well as develop fundamental skills for swimming. This course is intended for new swimmers. Participants will learn basic freestyle and backstroke.

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  • Take Charge of Social Anxiety! - Presented by CAPS (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Looking for a way to improve your wellness and connect with other students? Come learn about building social skills and connections in this drop-in workshop. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats are provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

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  • ID&T Job Fair & Program Open House

    Morgridge International Reading Center

    Join the Instructional Design & Technology (ID&T) faculty and representatives from business and industry, K12 and higher education to learn more about the field of Instructional Design and Technology and our various programs of study, potential internships, and career opportunities on March 20, 2018 at the 2018 ID&T Job Fair and Program Open House at UCF. Instructional Design and Technology ...

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  • Intermediate Swim Lessons (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center: Lap Pool

    This course is designed to develop confidence in all four competitive strokes and prepare the participant for a basic swim work out. This course is based on basic stroke development. Freestyle and backstroke will be reviewed. Breaststroke and Butterfly will be introduced. Turning at the wall, diving, reading a pool clock, and all other skills needed for a basic swim ...

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  • Drag Divas

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom DEFGHI

    Please join LGBTQ+ Services for its third annual UCF drag show, Drag Divas in the Pegasus Ballroom on March 20th, at 7:00 p.m. The show will feature Orlando community drag performers on stage and a conversation about the importance of drag performers in activism. Be sure to bring cash tips that will directly benefit the LGBTQ+ youth at Orlando's Zebra ...

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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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