Thursday, April 12, 2018

  • 2018 UCF Financial Wellness Series

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    The annual UCF Financial Wellness Series will be held from April 2 through April 30, 2018. Sessions for this year include the following: Classroom Workshops Investing BasicsMonday, April 2 : 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Presented By: Paul Gregg, Assistant Chair, Finance Executive in ResidencePaul Gregg will share with you some of the same information he teaches students about retirement ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Assessing the Consequences of U.S. Military Assistance to Developing Countries

    Fairwinds Alumni Center

    Assessing the Consequences of U.S. Military Assistance to Developing Countries Thursday, April 129:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fairwinds Alumni Center, SGA Boardroom Open to the publicLunch will be provided Military assistance to foreign governments is a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy. These efforts have been successful in some cases, while in others - such as Vietnam or Yemen - they ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Subcontracting and Teaming (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, U.S. Small Business AdministrationOne of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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 ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Teacher Lunch and Learn

    Student Union: 224

    A course on accessibility for teachers from a student perspective. A panel of students will offer a range of perspectives on their experiences with classroom accessibility. This session will be a great opportunity for faculty to learn more about what they can do to facilitate inclusive and accessible experiences for disabled students. Lunch is provided*spots on the student panel are ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • A Violated Taboo? The US Responses to Chemical Warfare in the Middle East

    Student Union: 221

    Spring 2018 marks the 30th year anniversary of the chemical attacks in Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan in which thousands of Kurdish civilians were killed. More recently, chemical attacks in the Syrian cities of Ghouta and Khan Shyakhun killed hundreds of civilians. Two distinguished experts will explore the validity of chemical weapons taboo, U.S. and international reaction to the usage in ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • KPS Chemical Warfare

    Student Union: 221

    U.S. Response to Chemical Warfare in The Middle East Thursday April 1212:00 PM - 2:00 PMStudent Union, Rm 221Lunch will be served Spring 2018 marks the 30-year anniversary of the chemical attacks in Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan in which thousands of Kurdish civilians were killed. More recently, chemical attacks in the Syrian cities of Ghouta and Khan Shyakhun killed hundreds ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • FARMacy Presents: Healthy Plate/Cooking Classes (Recurring Event)

    UCF Arboretum

    Not sure how to prepare a fully balanced meal? We’re here to help!Join us under the Arboretum Pavilion for a cooking class led by Student Health Services’ Clinical Dietitians and learn to prep, chop and cook a healthy meal using food harvested from the Arboretum. At the end of the class, you will get to sit down and enjoy a ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Starter Resources - Motivating Your Entrepreneurial Mindset

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Join us in the Blackstone LauchPad for a motivating treat as we welcome Ella Gasglow! Ella is a coach at the Blackstone LaunchPad where she is excited to help students achieve their entrepreneurial and life dreams. Ella will shares tips on how to stay persistent in pursuing your startup journey through setbacks and adversities. Ella is an esteemed voice coach, ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 2018 Public Administration Research Conference

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    Join academics and practitioners from around the world as they discuss their research and the latest trends in public administration. The theme for the 2018 conference is "A Return to 'Governance in Dark Times'? Creating Spaces for Citizen Dialogue, Encouraging Engagement in Public Life, and Ensuring Government Transparency and Accountability." This year, the conference expands to three days, beginning with ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Build Winning Resumes Presented by ADP

    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.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • One Love Escalation Workshop (Recurring Event)

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    The Escalation Workshop is a film-based discussion that opens people’s eyes to the warning signs of relationship abuse. The workshop consists of a film, Escalation, followed by a guided discussion led by a trained facilitator. If you are interested in learning more about One Love, visit their website at http://joinonelove.org/ucf or follow them on Facebook.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Eminent Scholars Lecture Series

    Health & Public Affairs II: 247

    Camilla Stivers is a distinguished professor emerita at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. This talk will address how the linear rationality reflected in the pyramidal image of the bureaucracy needs to be tempered by consciously bringing to bear circular processes reflected in conversation, dialogue, the exercise of judgment, collaboration, and so on. Her message ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Picture Perfect Transcript

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    Discover what scholarship committees, employers, and graduate schools want to see on a college transcript. Learn the skills and qualities being demanded in today's graduate programs and work places. This session is FREE and all students are welcome to attend! Earn 1,000 LINK points for attending!

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • UCF Faculty Author Series: Academic Publishing

    Burnett Honors College: Reading Room

    Please join us as UCF faculty members Anastasia Salter (School of Visual Arts and Design), Blake Scott (Writing & Rhetoric), and Keri Watson (School of Visual Arts and Design) discuss their approaches to successful writing and publishing in an academic environment. The panelists will share their most recent publications and writing experiences, which will be followed by a Q&A session. ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and academic projects. Learn about cited reference searches and database search strategies, how to create alerts to stay up to date, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to manage sources using Mendeley and RefWorks. Please bring your laptop to ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Opening Reception for EXTROPY: The UCF Biannual BFA Exhibition

    UCF Art Gallery

    Extropy: The UCF Biannual BFA Exhibition celebrates the work of 54 graduating BFA students from the UCF School of Visual Arts and Design. Extropy will be featuring various forms of art across multiple disciplines with focuses in book arts, ceramics, drawing, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. There will also be a theatre showcase for experimental animation students as well ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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 ...

    Events at UCF View Event
  • 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, April 12, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in Millican Hall, room 395E.

    Events at UCF View Event
  • Leading from the Front

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 206

    Speaker: Darshan PatelAbout the Speaker: Darshan is a UCF alumni, an entrepreneur, co-founder and CTO of CompuTech city which provides healthcare IT services to local community as well as nationwide. Description of event:Leaders are not born, but there are some essential qualities that every leader must have. But not all leaders can take risks required to start something new. To ...

    Events at UCF View Event