Wednesday, February 26, 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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  • 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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  • FreshU Kitchen Day (Recurring Event)

    Memory Mall

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services will be out with the mobile demonstration kitchen to whip up some delicious food. Join us for cooking demonstrations, music and activities.

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  • UCF Loves EveryBODY (Recurring Event)

    Memory Mall

    Join us in the Student Union Atrium as we officially kick off National Eating Disorder Awareness Week with therapy pups, photo booths, and more! This week will be all about self-love and acceptance.

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  • Will Cotton Master Artist Community Outreach

    UCF Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom

    Join us for a special lecture followed by a Q&A session with Will Cotton! Will Cotton’s Community Outreach is made possible by Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artists In-Residency Program. Date & Time:Wednesday, Feb 2611:15 a.m. – Noon Location: UCF Student UnionCape Florida 316AB This event is free and open to the public but due to limited capacity, please ...

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  • CPNM Research Seminar Series: Dr. Thomas Bryer discusses his research, "Population Shrinkage and Municipal Responses: The Case of Lithuania"

    UCF Downtown: DPAC 454

    SPRING 2020 CPNM Research Seminar Series Dr. Thomas Bryer will review his research titled, "Population Shrinkage and Municipal Responses: The Case of Lithuania" *********Research presentations will be hosted by the CPNM on most Wednesdays from January 15 – April 8, 2020. All faculty are invited to participate. Individual dates will be updated with topics as these become available. You are ...

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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing

    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. Please note: Students will receive a link to participate online upon registration in myUCF.

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  • National Eating Disorders Association Workshop

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This workshop will blend discussions and experiential activities to explore the social, cultural, and psychological factors contributing to the development of body image. 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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  • Lunch and Learn with an Employer (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Lunch and Learn with an Employer. Lunch will be provided. RSVP via Handshake https://app.joinhandshake.com Spring 2020 Lunch & Learn Schedule: 1/22- OCPS - Impressing the Recruiter 1/27- RSM - Prepare for the Career Expo 2/5- Cintas - Transferable Skills 2/26- Boosterthon - You Have The Job, Now What? 3/4- Addition Financial - What to do with your first paycheck? 3/19- ...

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  • How I Made It... Breaking My Way into a Million Dollar Tech Repair Company! with Justin Wetherill, CEO uBreakiFix

    Starter Space: 135 BA 1

    Justin Wetherill, ’07 began tinkering with technology as a child. When the accounting student broke his smartphone in 2009, he found himself at a crossroads of either fixing it himself, or finding a professional. Fast forward to 2019 and there are more than 400 uBreakiFix store locations generating about $150 to $175 million in revenue. Come out to hear how ...

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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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  • Café Francophone - French Conversation (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: Room 358B

    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. Feel free to stop by for as much time as you can and bring your coffee!

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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 individual participants and how this relates to rape culture in our society.

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  • Stand Out at the Rosen College Career Fair

    Boardroom 102J

    A UCF Career Services and Office of Experiential Learning Workshop *All students and faculty are welcome: Entertainment, Event, Hospitality, and Restaurant*

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  • Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Literacy for Beginners -- DIV442

    Barbara Ying Ctr. Room 140--CMMS 81

    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 will identify strategies for increasing one’s interfaith literacy.

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  • Café Español - improve your Spanish skills (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: Room 358B

    Practice Spanish in a relaxed environment to improve your proficiency with the language. Join us, talk about the things you love, and make new friends. This is a great opportunity for Spanish students of all levels to practice the language, be exposed to different varieties of Spanish, and network with members of the community. Native speakers of Spanish are also ...

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  • Writing A Strong Proposal For Summer Fellowships And Research Grants (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    This workshop will assist undergraduates in the process of writing a strong research or grant proposal. The content of the workshop is aimed at those planning to submit a UCF Undergraduate Research Grant or Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) application. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office ...

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  • UCF Women's Basketball vs Temple

    Addition Financial Arena

    Come cheer on your Knights as they play against Temple.

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  • Unearthing Rosewood: An Archaeology of Violence and Hope

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series: Unearthing Rosewood: An Archaeology of Violence and Hope Edward González-Tennant, Ph.D. Visiting Lecturer UCF Department of Anthropology Wednesday, Feburary 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Abstract Rosewood was a prosperous African American community hard-won from the swampy hammocks of north Florida. Although the town was destroyed ...

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  • Lower Upper Blast (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    Glutes, quads, hamstrings, abductors / adductors, and calves — focus on the muscular endurance of your upper body including your chest, back, deltoids, biceps and triceps. Feel the burn in this 45 minute class.

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  • Narcotics Anonymous (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center

    This meeting is held every Wednesday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 7 pm to 8 pm on the UCF Main Campus inside the Barbara Ying Center. NA is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. We meet regularly to help each other live drug-free. There are no dues or ...

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  • Sober Knights Meeting (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    This meeting is held every Thursday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 8-9pm at thePoint @ UCF in Research Park: SUITE 135, 12424 Research Pkwy #250, Orlando, FL. Please call 407-823-0859 to be let into the building if the door is locked. Sober Knights is a group of students of all ages who like to have fun without ...

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  • Core Blast (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    This 15-minute express workout focuses on core conditioning, endurance, and strength! It is the perfect complement to your own workout or our Lower Upper Blast exercise class to build a stronger core.

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