Thursday, March 08, 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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  • We Shall Remain Certificate Series: Episode 5 (Recurring Event)

    Cocoa: Building 3, Room 325

    Course number: DIV294 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes is a PBS series of five heartbreaking, inspiring stories highlighting Native ingenuity and resilience over the course of 300 years, establishing Native history as an essential part of American history. Must attend all five episodes to receive completion certificate.

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  • Disability Media Accessibility

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV296 Thursday, March 8 from 9:30am-11:30am Facilitator: Brad Held Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 This interactive workshop explains the basics of accessibility. This discussion begins with addressing the reason behind creating accessible materials (not just the boring legal issues). The workshop will examine the key components of different material formats. Participant will learn about the needs of …

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  • First Aid & Hands-Only CPR

    Global UCF: Room 110 AB

    This is a hands on class that teaches techniques for responding to a health-related or medical emergency. This class is designed to teach the necessary skills to perform hands only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and proper use an automated external defibrillator (AED). This class not a certification course, but is free for individuals who wish to develop life-saving skills. Safe Knight …

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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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  • FreshU Kitchen & Fire Safety Demo

    Memory Mall

    Wellness and Health Promotion Servies Presents the FreshU Mobile Demonstration Kitchen. FreshU Kitchen Cooking Demos teach students how to incorporate fruits and vegetables into their diets and reduce food waste. Students will get to see the process, taste the dish, and take home a recipe card so they can try making it themselves later. This training will provide instruction on …

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  • Ask a Dietician

    Student Union Atrium

    Safe Knight Week 2018 is brought to you by the collaborated efforts of Security and Emergency Management, UCF Police Department, Student Government Association, Recreation and Wellness Center, Green Dot, Environmental Health and Safety, Student Development and Enrollment Services, Wellness and Health Promotion Services, Student Health Services, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Care Services, Office of Institutional Equity and …

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  • Arboretum Everyday Herbalism

    Timothy R. Newman Nature Pavilion

    Arboretum Everyday Herbalism: Homemade Organic Beauty Products UCF Nature PavilionMarch 8, 11:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M. Join us at the Arboretum Nature Pavilion (across from Garage C) for an Everyday Herbalism workshop where you’ll learn to create your own organic beauty products using beeswax, essential oils, native plants, and other organic materials. A limited quantity of the products made during …

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  • Graph-centric approaches for understanding the mutational landscape of life

    HPA 2: Room 345

    “Graph-centric approaches for understanding the mutational landscape of life”Genetic diversity is necessary for survival and adaptability of all forms of life. The importance of genetic diversity is observed universally in humans to bacteria. Therefore, it is a central challenge to improve our ability to identify and characterize the extent of genetic variants in order to understand the mutational landscape of …

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  • Couponing 101 (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn the basics of couponing and save money on grocery items during our Couponing 101 Workshop. Discover how you can get name brand items for less or even free. You will receive coupons and a coupon organizer to get you started.

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  • Food Security in the Middle East-North Africa Region

    Barbara Ying Center

    Food Security in the Middle East-North Africa Region Thursday, March 8, 2018Barbara Ying Center 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be servedJoin us to hear about the food security issues in the Middle East-North Africa Region. Hear from the following panelists: Tom Crisman, Ph.D., Jefferson Science Fellow and Professor, USF Department of Integrative BiologyTom Crisman has spent his career working …

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  • CGI U Commitment Writing Workshop (Recurring Event)

    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 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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  • Starter Resources- Trademarks & Patents

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Learn about how UCF and the Orlando community supports entrepreneurs through resources, spaces, and mentors. This week, Rebecca Murphey will be giving a presentation on trademarks and patents and how the library can aid you in your startup journey. RSVP on

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  • A Practical Guide to Preventing Plagiarism - ELECTIVE

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This session will outline ethical writing guidelines and define commonly found plagiarism practices. The student will gain an understanding on how to prevent plagiarizing another person’s work and learn the proper use of citations when drafting research papers and journals. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Social Media Etiquette

    Live Oak Ballroom/Magnolia Room

    Reputation, perception, and image are three key factors college students must consider when engaging in social media outlets. Learn how to establish a character consisting of integrity, civility, and respect when participating in social media. This session is FREE and all students are welcome to attend! Earn 1,000 LINK points for attending!

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  • Green Dot Training

    RWC Room 260

    Safe Knight Week 2018 is brought to you by the collaborated efforts of Security and Emergency Management, UCF Police Department, Student Government Association, Recreation and Wellness Center, Green Dot, Environmental Health and Safety, Student Development and Enrollment Services, Wellness and Health Promotion Services, Student Health Services, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Care Services, Office of Institutional Equity and …

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  • Relax and Flow Yoga - CAPS Wellness Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    An excellent introductory class for beginners or those wanting to work on the basics of yoga and meditation. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats are provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

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  • Professional MBA Lunch & Learn

    UCF Executive Development Center

    This admissions event will provide detailed information about the UCF Evening MBA including the program curriculum, learning methods and outcomes, schedule, admission requirements and application process. Box lunch provided. RSVP required. Register:

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  • Faculty Collective Bargaining Notice

    Millican Hall: 395

    The next collective bargaining session between the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees and the United Faculty of Florida will take place on Thursday, March 8, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in Millican Hall, room 395E.

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  • PeruSA UCF March General Body Meeting

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    All #UCF and #Valencia students, alumni, and faculty are welcome to attend our March general body meeting! We encourage you to bring along friends that would love to learn about #Peruvian culture!As always, there will be fun ice breakers where you will get to make new friendships and learn something new! Tip: Brush up on your Peruvian facts! Agenda: 1. …

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  • H2O: Meeting for the Dechurched, Unchurched, Spiritually Curious & Christian (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: 220

    Led by former Atheists, H2O College is a non-denominational group of Dechurched, Unchurched, & Spiritually Curious UCF students that hang out together weekly to explore their beliefs as well a place for Christians to find true community. Many that attend would classify themselves as "Unchurched" (meaning never attended any church) or "De-Churched" (those that have 'been burned' by the church …

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  • The Lester Young Effect

    Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium

    UCF Jazz Facutly members Jeff Rupert, Richard Drexler, Per Danielsson, and Marty Morell perform in concert. $20, $5 for Students, Free with UCF ID

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  • Thursday Bachata Class! (Recurring Event)

    L3Harris Engineering Center: HEC 119

    Check out this opportunity to dance, socialize, and have a good time with Latin Rhythm, UCF's largest Latin dance organization! We are a supportive group of students passionate about dance and the positive energy it brings. Whether you are a first timer or an experienced dancer, we teach all levels of Bachata every other Thursday. Class is followed by a …

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