Thursday, January 30, 2020

  • Exhibit: Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered

    John C. Hitt Library

    The UCF History Department exhibit, Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered, hosted on the first-floor gallery wall in the John C. Hitt Library, explores Hurston’s anthropological research into the people, history, and culture of Eatonville. Curated by UCF Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History Dr. Scot French, the exhibit features photographs related to Hurston’s investigation ...

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  • Performance Standard for UCFs Cultural Competencies -- DIV150

    Online

    ONLINE COURSE Visit https://diversity.ucf.edu/training/online-workshops/ for registration instructions. You must complete all three sections with a score of 75% or higher to receive credit.This is a three part online workshop: Cognitive Domain Affective Domain Skill-Building Domain Cultural competency is the ability to function effectively in the presence of socio-cultural diversity. In 2008, Diversity Track (Summer Faculty Development Conference) scholars proposed 21 ...

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  • UCF Reading Clinic at Main Campus

    UCF Main Campus

    Would your child benefit from more one-on-one and small group instruction in reading and writing? Would you like more specific information about your child's reading performance and at-home suggestions?This spring, the College of Community Innovation and Education is offering a reading clinic for K-6 students on UCF's main campus. Your child will be paired with an undergraduate education student for ...

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  • Brittani Haun Marriott VOYAGE - Recruitment Preparation

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    This event is part of the Rosen College Professional Internship Leadership Workshop Series. This counts for Internship III. Professional attire is required. The workshop starts promptly at 8:00 AM. No late arrivals are allowed in the auditorium. All students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend, walk in!

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  • Afrofuturism Conference - ZORA! Festival

    Communication and Media Building: 127

    What is Afrofuturism? How does it connect to the literary legacy of Zora Neale Hurston? The Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities has embarked on a five-year exploration (Festival 2020-2024) of the meaning and practice around Afrofuturism. Join us for this two-day inaugural conference featuring literary elder Ishmael Reed and a roundtable discussion among leading Afrofuturism scholars ...

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  • Knights Write 2020

    Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

    A Celebration of student work in the Department of Writing & Rhetoric.

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  • UCF Nursing Information Session, BSN degree (Daytona Campus) (Recurring Event)

    Daytona Beach Building 140: Room 313

    Pre-register for this Information Session HERE UCF’s BSN Information Sessions are designed to help prospective BSN students understand the process and steps for applying to UCF's limited-access, upper-division BSN programs which include the Traditional, Second Degree, and Concurrent options. The online RN to BSN option will also be discussed. Attendees will learn about unique application requirements to practice and learn ...

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  • Gaudnekolor Pop by Walter Gaudnek (Recurring Event)

    UCF Art Gallery

    GAUDNEKOLOR POP, a solo exhibition by Walter Gaudnek, celebrates the artist’s 50th and final year as a professor in the School of Visual Arts and Design at the University of Central Florida. Walter Gaudnek and his daughter Yve Gaudnek (a current UCF film student) selected works for the exhibition that highlight the use of color in poetic figurative settings between ...

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  • Spring Study Abroad Fair

    Student Union: South Patio

    Interested in studying abroad? Attend UCF Abroad's Spring Study Abroad Fair on Thursday, January 30th, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Meet UCF faculty leaders, partner program representatives, and student study abroad alumni to learn more about program options and the application process. Discover your destination! Please visit our website to learn more: https://studyabroad.ucf.edu/. Rain Location: Key West Ballroom

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  • UCF Cares Spring Kickoff

    Student Union Atrium

    Join UCF Cares in kicking off the Spring 2020 semester! We will be giving out brand new promotional items, featuring resources and information on our #ucfsquadcare campaign. Learn how to continue building a culture and community of care by elevating your self-care into squad care!

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  • Freshman Edition: Building 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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  • Learn Quechua! (Free Incan language classes) (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: Room 358B

    Free Quechua classes at UCF UCF offers free classes in basic Quechua, taught by Department of Modern Languages & Literatures instructor Ms. Norma Ledesma. With an emphasis on Quechua vocabulary and expressions related to medicine, food, and travel, these classes will give students a lively, robust introduction to the language of the Inca Empire, a language still spoken by 10 ...

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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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  • Take Charge Thursday: Social Anxiety

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    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. 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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  • 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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  • Writing an Abstract for a Conference (Including the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence) (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Acquire skills to write a strong abstract and to synthesize your research or creative work for a presentation. This workshop is ideal for students planning to apply to the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Note: This workshop is for students already working on a research project. Questions? ...

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  • Yoga at UnionWest (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    Come move with your breath and intention. Find space and move freely to find your flexibility. This is an all levels class

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  • LinkedIn Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    You've created a LinkedIn profile - now what? Attend this workshop to learn how you can leverage your profile to promote your brand and connect with professionals in your network. Bring your laptop and follow along to update your profile and experiment with LinkedIn resources!

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  • Tower Garden Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Student Union

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:Tower Garden WorkshopJoin us to learn life skills associated with growing your own food and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Today we will be harvesting and you will get to take home some free, fresh, organic produce! Workshops are held at the tower gardens on the 1st floor of the Student Union ...

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  • Developing Your Statement of Purpose

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement. Graduate school application committees are usually looking for specific features in a statement of purpose that stand out. This workshop is in our “Applying” stage, ...

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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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  • Express Pop Pilates (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    POP Pilates is a group exercise fusion class that incorporates strength, cardio, and dance into a choreographed, mat-based, and Pilates-inspired workout!

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  • A Pop Art Primer: What it is; What it’s not.

    UCF Art Gallery

    “A Pop Art Primer: What it is; What it’s not.” with Dr. Bradford CollinsThursday, Jan. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m.RSVP: https://bit.ly/2QCRDLf Pop Art was a revolutionary development in the history of modern art, but the fundamental nature of that revolution remains badly misunderstood. Dr. Bradford Collins will discuss the shift in consciousness that made Pop possible and the understandable misconception that ...

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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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