Wednesday, October 07, 2020

  • Theatre UCF presents Blood at the Root

    Virtual

    Out of health and safety concerns for our students, faculty and patrons, Theatre UCF has made the necessary decision to present several free virtual readings that will take place throughout the fall semester. More information on performances this spring will be announced soon. When racial tensions begin to arise, what was once a seemingly peaceful high school becomes the volatile …

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  • Healthy Knights Virtual Expo

    Virtual

    Tune in virtually throughout the week for hot tips and campus resources to keep you healthy and well. Want to be a part of the action and get some swag? Submit a brief video showing what you do to stay healthy. What is your favorite coping strategy? What do you do for self-care? Working out, rock climbing, surfing, reading, meditation, …

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  • Healing Art Exhibition: Call for Entries (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Healing Art Exhibition 2021Call for EntriesTheme: The Art of Being Visible: Expressions of Social JusticeEnter by: Friday, Nov. 6 (11:59 pm EST) Submit work here: https://caps.sdes.ucf.edu/art/apply/ The 7th annual juried 2-D art exhibition will showcase artwork by UCF students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Selected artwork will be on display in UCF Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) from January to November …

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  • 2020 Virtual Business Graduate Fair

    Virtual

    Join the College of Business for the 2020 Virtual Business Grad Fair on Wednesday, October 7, and Thursday, October 8, for an overview of the college's graduate business programs, as well as detailed sessions on each program. Programs include the UCF MBA, MS in Management tracks, MS in Accounting, MS in Real Estate, MS in Sport Business Management, PhD and …

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  • Search Committee Meeting: Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance

    Virtual

    The campus community is invited to attend a search committee meeting, on Oct. 7, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon to help find UCF’s new Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance. This newly created position will report to UCF’s president, serving as a key member of the senior leadership team to shape financial and operational strategies that will support …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth …

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  • The Ram Lila of Rmanagar with Bhargav Rani

    Virtual

    The Ram Lila is an annual performance festival in India of epic proportions. Join us for a discussion with Professor Bhargav Rani to discuss this yearly event that attracts tens of thousands of participants each year. Watch online at: https://youtu.be/gAAYnygvYB4

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  • Healthy Knights Drive-Thru Expo

    Barbara Ying Center

    Buckle up and head over for a unique offering of the annual Healthy Knights Expo. Stay in your car as you travel through the designated lane to meet each of the campus's well-being partners as you go; Counseling & Psychological Services, Recreation and Wellness Services, Student Care Services, Student Health Services, and Wellness & Health Promotion Services. End your drive-thru …

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  • 2020 UCF Virtual Majors Fair

    Virtual

    Hosted by the Knights Major Exploration and Transition Center, the 2020 UCF Virtual Majors Fair is a fully online experience that connects current UCF students directly to academic colleges to learn more about the majors and minors offered at the University. In addition, students will have an opportunity to speak with college advisors, faculty members and staff from across campus. …

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  • Applying to and Succeeding in Grad School (Grad Student Panel)

    Virtual

    Have you ever wondered how students manage to successfully apply to and thrive in graduate school while handling other responsibilities? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop allows you to get that information directly from the source. Ask questions and listen to a panel of graduate students discuss their experiences. This workshop is in our “Mastering” stage. You’ll learn how they …

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  • UCF Violin Masterclass with Professor Yvonne Lam

    Virtual

    Grammy-winning violinist Yvonne Lam enjoys challenging, delighting, and disarming audiences worldwide with her thoughtful musicianship, technical prowess and fearless performance aesthetic. She served as a co-artistic director and violinist/violist of Eighth Blackbird for eight years, performing 50 concerts a year internationally with the groundbreaking chamber ensemble. She has also performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony, the Kansas City …

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  • National Coming Out Day

    Free Speech Zone

    Come out with pride and celebrate your LGBTQ+ identity with us outside the Student Union. We’ll have photo ops, a chance to let us know what coming out means to you and an opportunity to be featured on the Multicultural Student Center Instagram. This event highlights the importance of coming out and shares different perspectives on the influence of coming …

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  • SGLC Steering Committee (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Plan for the Student Government Leadership Council and the Judicial Leadership Council.

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  • LGBTQ+ Employer Panel (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Join us for a 3-part Employer Panel Series. This year, we will hear from 3 employers about their experiences being LGBTQ+ in the workplace and in our community. Employers will discuss personal stories, inclusive policies and practices, and provide a dialogue for students going into the workforce. UCF LGBTQ+ Services: Facebook Live - https://www.facebook.com/UCFLGBTQ

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  • Mid-week Mindfulness (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    Looking for a more peaceful approach to your week? Come experience a new way of being and learn mindfulness skills. Part of a weekly workshop series. CAPS workshops are free for enrolled students. Registration is required. To register, please visit the CAPS website at: https://bit.ly/CAPSWorkshops-Fall_2020-Registration

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  • Faculty Collective Bargaining

    Virtual

    The UCF BOT and UFF Collective Bargaining teams are currently scheduled to meet on October 7, 2020. If you wish to be added to the invitation, please contact Briannis Weston at briannis@ucf.edu.

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  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): What and Why? (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood. This two- part workshop series will help UCF students learn about childhood trauma, and why this can impact physical and mental health well into adulthood. 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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  • Judicial Council Meeting (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Weekly Judicial Council meetings to disucss internal business. Zoom: https://ucf.zoom.us/j/98989909527

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  • Getting Started in Undergraduate Research (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. During the Fall 2020 semester, all OUR workshops will be held through Zoom. To register for this workshop, please visit: https://our.ucf.edu/about/calendar/

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  • Intellectual and Other Conflicts of Interest: Your Rights and Responsibilities – ELECTIVE

    Virtual

    This workshop addresses the various conflicts of interest encountered by faculty during their academic and research tenure. The session will address conflicts of interest between faculty and students, financial conflicts of interests related to sponsored research and conflicts of commitments related to faculty members institutional assignments and their private business or consulting activity. The objective of the session is to …

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  • Supporting Hispanic/Latinx Communities through Florida Libraries

    Virtual

    Please join us next week for the UCF Libraries’ inaugural event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, “Supporting Hispanic/LatinX Communities through Florida Libraries.” Sandy Avila, Science Librarian and UCF’s Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Engagement Librarian will moderate an informative panel highlighting the role Florida library staff play in supporting their diverse Hispanic/LatinX communities in the Panhandle, around Central Florida and in …

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  • Build Winning Resumes, Presented by Aflac

    Virtual

    Join Steven Perry from Aflac to hear Resume tips during our Build Winning Resumes Series. Zoom link: https://ucf.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsd-qhpj0pHdWD9tmpOqvTv-gvn1UCw1IU

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  • UCF Dreamers/DACA/TPS - Virtual Community Meetings (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    UCF seeks to create a welcoming atmosphere for our DACA, Dreamers and TPS students to share their ideas for diversity and inclusion. Join us each month for our community meetings where you will find support, knowledge and resources that increase the value of your college experience.

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  • Let's Talk About It

    Virtual

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and UCF Victim Services will be hosting an Intimate Partner Abuse Educational Workshop Series. Every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in October, we will be hosting educational workshops via zoom that will focus on topics related to intimate partner abuse and how it can affect students, faculty, and staff at UCF. Each series will have …

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