Tuesday, September 18, 2018

  • Half Marathon Training

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    This 12 week half marathon running program will prepare participants for the OUC Half Marathon in December. The training group meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7am outside the RWC. No previous half marathon experience is required, however previous fitness experience is recommended. Our pacers will be running under a 15 minute mile to comply with OUC's race pace requirement. ...

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  • Career Readiness Week - Full Schedule

    Career Services and Experiential Learning

    This week of career readiness programs will provide UCF students and alumni an opportunity to have their resume critiqued and to practice their interview skills with an employer. Monday, September 17 10:00am-4:00pm: Employer Resume Critiques (By appointment.) Education and or Psych majors: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1706212 All Majors and or Business majors: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1705231 Engineering and or Comp Sci majors: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1770963 11:00am-12:00pm: Networking Strategies, ...

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  • Hidden Artists Exhibit (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library

    You might find them in front of the classroom or in the office down the hall and yet never suspect they make art. They are “Hidden Artists”. Hidden Artists is a group of UCF faculty and staff from various departments who create art on their own time. Now on its 11th year, the Hidden Artists Exhibit will once again be ...

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  • Enterpreneur Panel

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    Rosen College will host a panel with Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurs.

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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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  • GKT English Language, Reading and Writing Skills Group Session (Recurring Event)

    Education Complex 206L: ED206L

    These sessions allow for a small group of students studying for the GKT to work independently or in groups with the aid of a tutor. Bring your own books with specific questions in mind, or allow us to provide you with materials, and together we can work through the skills needed to pass the sections of the FTCE. I recommend ...

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  • James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series - “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing”: An African Diasporan Interpretation presented by Dorothy Davis

    UCF Global - Collaboration Room

    James Weldon Johnson wrote the lyrics to the song, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing”, in 1899 as a statement about the African American experience at that time. It has since become dubbed as the unofficial Negro National anthem. The lecturer, Dorothy Davis, will provide an African Diasporan interpretation of the lyrics by discussing the life of her father, Griff Davis: ...

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  • Dealing with Communication Anxiety

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Starter Stories (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Stop into the LaunchPad every Tuesday for a story about the entrepreneurial experience as lived through a UCF student entrepreneur. Sit back, relax, and learn from someone who’s been through the startup journey and wants to help you do the same.

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  • Take Charge of Social Anxiety - CAPS Wellness Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Sometimes the idea of meeting new people or being in crowds can be difficult. Come learn and apply strategies to manage anxiety in a healthy way and take steps to being more engaged. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis to currently enrolled students.

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  • Getting Off the Island: Postdoc Survival

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This session will be a roundtable discussion for participants to share their experiences at post-docs at UCF. We will learn from each other and draw parallels between post-doc life and that of an associate professor. Participants ideally will leave with the beginning of a support network on campus to help with successful career endeavors. No registration is necessary.

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  • Lunch and Learn with an Employer: Enterprise - How to Work a Career Fair | Career Readiness Week

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Learn about how to make the most of your time at a Career Fair and tips on talking to employers from an Enterprise representative! Lunch will be provided by the employer. 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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  • Completing the Thesis or Dissertation

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This overview, question and answer session is intended for graduate students in their final term. Prior to attending, students should review the information in the Thesis and Dissertation Webcourse and bring any questions they have to this workshop. Following the workshop, attendees will understand all of the steps needed to complete the thesis or dissertation process. Students must register for ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 3

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Module 1 Course number: DIV285 Tuesday, September 4 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Course number: DIV286 Tuesday, September 11 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Course number: ...

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  • Research, Write, Defend & Publish: Honors in the Major (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 201: Trevor Colbourn Hall 201

    These information sessions cover the Honors in the Major eligibility requirements, program benefits, and an overview of the steps to complete an Honors in the Major thesis/creative project. During these sessions, students can ask questions and fill out the HIM Eligibility form to get started in pursuing original and independent research in their major discipline.

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • OCPS: Interview Tips and Strategies

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Interview Tips and Strategies: At this information session OCPS will share interviewing tips and strategies to ensure your upcoming success when interacting with future employers. Additionally, we will share steps to help you prepare for a job fair as well as review multiple interview methods including informal, formal, phone and online settings.

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  • Guided Meditation (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Learn how to just be. This class for students and RWC members introduces the basics of meditating and offers different guided meditations each week.

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  • Deloitte USDC Information Session - IGNITE CECS Diversity Event

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 101

    Join Deloitte US Delivery Center Consulting on September 18th at 5:30pm EST. This event will provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about Deloitte and network with Deloitte Consultants ranging from Analyst to Manager level! We encourage you to join us to learn more about the firm, our people, and the work that we do. Please RSVP for this event ...

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  • EndNote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • IGNITE: Deloitte Meet & Greet Pizza Social

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 101

    Come to learn how you can prepare for your career and IGNITE in STEM through a series of interactive, engaging and mind stimulating discussion facilitated by Deloitte. Refreshments will be served to the first 100 registered students who sign-in before the event. Seating is limited. REGISTER NOW!

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  • Open Knight Climb (Recurring Event)

    Challenge Course

    Come out and traverse the high elements at the Challenge Course! This event is open to all current UCF students. Registration opens at 7:00 PM and closes at 9:00 PM and is only open to the first 120 students to arrive. What to wear/bring: Comfortable, athletic attire Close-toed, athletic shoes Water bottle Valild UCF Student ID Prohibited Items: Open toe, ...

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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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