Thursday, February 20, 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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  • 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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  • UCF Board of Trustees meeting - February 20, 2020

    FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

    Meeting of the Board of Trustees at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.

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  • Nina Yon - Growing with your Jobs

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    This event is part of the Rosen College Professional Internship Leadership Workshop Series, and it counts towards Internship III requirements. 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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  • The Lessons of Misrule: Failed Leaders in History

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    While it is easy to judge historical figures by our own standards and values, the most useful measures to evaluate leaders are their own goals and objectives. Did they succeed or fail on their own terms? How would victory look to them? This presentation will look at three leaders who failed to achieve their dreams, in the process gaining notoriety ...

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  • AAC Meeting (Recurring Event)

    CSB: Room 221

    Join us for the monthly Academic Advising Council meeting. The AAC at UCF provides leadership and direction for the UCF professional advising community. Membership is comprised of the leadership (director or designee) from the academic advising units across campus and directors or coordinators of specialized advising programs. The AAC serves as an advisory role to the university administration concerning policies ...

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  • Let's Be Clear Tabling (Recurring Event)

    Ferrell Commons

    Come stop by the Let's Be Clear table to learn more about campus rescources relating to Title IX and interpersonal violence. Also possibly get some free Let's Be Clear giveaways!

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  • Pathways to Achieving Your Goals

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Leaders often have to set and find ways of achieving goals for themselves and their teams to be successful. A variety of challenges can arise in the process of working toward goals. Drawing on theories from goal achievement and positive psychology, this session will address key aspects about the purpose and benefits of goals, process of developing and working toward ...

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  • LGBT Activism in Schools and Beyond

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    This workshop is about activism. The presenter will share details of their journey to become an activist, and how anyone can be an activist. The author will discuss the components of activism and invite atttendes to outline their strategies to defend causes that they are passionate about. Presenter: Andrew Adams

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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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  • Gen Z: More Than Just a Meme

    Student Union: 224: Egmont Key Meeting Room

    This presentation will focus on students working with those outside of their generation. We will focus on the current generation, Generation Z, as they navigate the workplace with those in older generations: Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers. The presentation will cover conflict management, professionalism, differing ideas and work ethic. Presenters: Hannah Ward & Travis Parrish

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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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  • 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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  • Communication is Key! A Team Building and Public Speaking Workshop

    UCF Downtown: DPAC: 152

    Did you know that working on a team is one of the most sought-after skills employers look for in hiring and promotions? Communication is also one of those valued skills. The workshop, hosted by Dr. Buckingham, a faculty with thirty years as a practitioner in public administration, will explain why it is important to develop yourself as a team member ...

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  • Self-Care: The Anatomy of Trust

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    The practice of self-care and the ability to trust oneself through difficult times is one of the greatest abilities we can acquire in our life. Battling back shame and embarrassment is how me move forward from difficult experiences. Additionally, knowing the physiological and emotional reactions we have to those experiences plays a key role in how we succeed as professionals ...

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  • Networking Strategies

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    What is networking and do you do it? Learn how to network successfully in a highly competitive job market. 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. RSVP at https://ucf.joinhandshake.com/events/414965/share_preview This workshop is presented by Aflac.

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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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  • Compass Meeting (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    Compass is a gathering of UCF Collegiate Recovery Community students, as a weekly “check in” by addressing topics of recovery and academics. Meetings are run by peer leaders. During the meeting, students address topics such as recovery, spirituality, relapse prevention, academic growth, learning styles, personalities, and stress management. The group meets on Wednesdays and are open to UCF students ONLY. ...

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  • Barre (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    Come enjoy a ballet inspired total body strength workout using a combination of basic ballet and fitness movements. No dance experience necessary.

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  • Power Yoga (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    A faster paced yoga class that will challenge the body and the mind. This class will get your heart beating, as well as offer strength based poses. Variations will be offered for all levels. The room may be heated.

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