Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • Half Marathon Training Program (Recurring Event)

    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 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. More information ...

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  • ChargeOn: Rise Above Panel

    UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

    The ChargeOn Panel is back! This year's theme is ChargeOn: Rise Above, and our all-star lineup of panelists will share how they are breaking barriers, overcoming adversity and rising above expectations through innovation in their industries. We hope you'll join us for this unique professional development opportunity! Registration is required to attend: https://www.ucffoundation.org/ChargeOnPanel The panel will be emceed by UCF ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    One 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 “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program” which can be a great ...

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  • Appreciation at Work - Is That a Thing?

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Inclusion Champions Present . . . Appreciation at Work -- Is That a Thing? Showing and receiving appreciation at work can be a foreign concept for many people. Business, companies and institutions are suffering because their employees (at all levels) don't feel appreciated. Feeling appreciated is a universal need. Gary Chapman & Paul White have identified the Languages of Appreciation ...

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  • FREE Rapid HIV Testing Event (Recurring Event)

    Wellness & Health Promotion Services Office: RWC 111

    FREE Rapid HIV Testing Event Do you know your status? Stop by Wellness and Health Promotion Services during our Free Rapid HIV Testing event from 10am-2pm to get tested or while supplies last. No appointments necessary – walk-ins welcome. Take charge of your sexual wellness by taking an HIV test and get your results in 15 minutes. Be a Healthy ...

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  • Diverse Families Database

    Education Complex: Curriculum Materials Center

    Join UCF librarian Kristine Shrauger and discover UCF’s Diverse Families database. As the white-skinned mother of an adopted black-skinned daughter, Kristine quickly realized how difficult it was to find books that “mirrored” their family dynamic. So out of necessity became invention, and the Diverse Families database was born. Every person and all types of families need to be able to ...

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  • Choka Murugappan, Director, Logistics Solutions CHEP North America

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Register on COBA Pass https://coba.it.ucf.edu/pass/login?ReturnUrl=%2fpass

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  • New Faculty Workshop Series: Seeking Funding

    Classroom Building 1: Room 202

    This workshop will share information on resources for identifying potential opportunities for external research funding. Participants will be able to utilize a number of external systems and access UCF subscriptions to several funding search tools. Led by: Joshua Roney and Maddy Chokshi, Research Development Please RSVP by 10/15/2019 SAVE THE DATE! Next workshop in the New Faculty Series: Grant Writing ...

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  • DirectConnect to UCF Degree Expo

    UCF Valencia West Campus Building 11, Patio

    Valencia students this is for you! Explore UCF degree options, resources, and experience what our DirectConnect to UCF® partnership has to offer you! REGISTER EARLY to expedite check-in at the event at: http://tinyurl.com/UCFDegreeExpo

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  • Visits from Graduate Programs: Baylor College of Medicine

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Every semester Academic Advancement Programs invites graduate school representatives from across the country to meet with our undergraduate students. Baylor College of Medicine staff will be giving a presentation about their Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences. Baylor College of Medicine also has a summer research program for undergraduates and a Post-Bac program. Do your research prior to attending, so that you're ...

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  • Lunch and Learn with an Employer: VHB - Want to Work in the Engineering Industry, but not an Engineer?

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Want to Work in the Engineering Industry, but not an Engineer? VHB representatives will share information about career opportunities at their organization for all majors! Lunch will be provided by the employer. For an RSVP (https://ucf.joinhandshake.com/events/333087/share_preview) to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services may be unable to honor the RSVP of late ...

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  • Advanced Interviewing - Graduate Series (Webinar)

    Online

    Develop strategies to answer tough behavior-based questions. Please RSVP through the UCF Graduate Studies Center. ONLINE ONLY! *This is a webinar, be sure to register prior to the session: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=ED59D682854E30 *

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    What strategies are you using to conduct literature searches for your research or projects? This session highlights effective strategies to locate related sources using citation tracking and search strategies, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to organize sources and stay updated on publications. Please bring a laptop to follow along with the presentation. Consider also attending the related topic, ...

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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing - Webinar

    Online

    Distinguish between what the employer is asking and what the employer really wants to know! Develop strategies that will help you answer tough behavior based questions. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. The webinar link will be included in the confirmation email.

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  • Tips and Sources to Find the Job you Want

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management

    Workshop location: RCHM room 102J

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  • Emotional Intelligence - Faculty & Staff Only

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Provided by the Florida Institute of Government at UCF Topics include:* Key elements of self-awareness, and why they are important to success* Essential social skills for workplace application* Ways to improve your level of emotional intelligence* The science behind an optimistic mental attitude* Strategies for emotional control in sensitive situations* Creating options to problem solving departmental issues

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  • Where to Publish: Finding the Right Venue to Publish Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How do you decide which journals are the best fit for your manuscript? Are there other potential publishing venues that might be a good fit for your research? This workshop covers criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication. We will look at factors like acceptance rates, audience, indexing, cost to publish, and open access, among ...

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  • How To Make It... BOBA with Ishmam Ahmed

    Starter Space: 135 BA 1

    If they can do it, so can you! Hear harrowing tales of startup success and failure as told by an entrepreneur who has navigated the ups and downs of starting a business. Learn from and get engaged with someone who has been through the startup experience and wants to be help you do the same.

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  • Napercise (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    The best way for muscle recovery, building up your immune system and retention of information is a power nap! Join us for a safe, clean, supervised rest (30 mins after set up) and feel invigorated to power through the rest of your day!

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  • Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Literacy for Beginners

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Inclusion Champions Present. . .Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Literacy for Beginners Have you said before "Well that isn't my area of expertise"? This session is designed for individuals who do not have extensive advanced degrees in religious studies but are still very interested in supporting students and their diverse identities. Using the framework of BRIDGE Interfaith Youth Core curriculum we ...

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  • Café Francophone - French Conversation (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 211

    Come to the French café to improve your French communication skills and meet new friends. This activity is for students who want to improve their French skills, and native speakers are welcome. It is offered every Wednesday Students with an intermediate-level of French meet from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students with a beginner-level of French meet from 2:30 p.m. ...

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  • Film: Children Left Behind

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Most high school students in the United States are required to pass a series of exams in order to earn a high school diploma. From coast to coast, more and more states are using these high stakes tests in an effort to reverse the supposed rising tide of mediocrity in our public schools and close the achievement gap between socioeconomic ...

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  • Continuum- Violence Prevention Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    RWC: 249

    Participants will place various scenarios on a continuum spanning from harmless to interpersonal violence. See where each scenario falls according to indivdual participants and how this relates to rape culture in our society.

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  • Freshman Edition: Build Winning Resumes (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Resume building workshop for freshman students highlighting how to incorporate collegiate co-curricular experiences on resume. This session is not available for GEB points. SLS Students: You must print out and bring in your Resume Writing Worksheet for attendance points.

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