In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador Applications Due March 6!

    UCF: TBD

    4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador Applications 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador applications are open for the 2020-2021 academic year! 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassadors support the efforts of the UCF Advancement office and aid in the advancement of the institution through fostering relationships between students, alumni and donors. Ambassadors spearhead the coordination of events and initiatives including the Class Gift Campaign, Welcome Week Photo, Knights of ...

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  • Faith Dolson- Bungalow Scenic Studios

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    This event is part of the Rosen College Professional Internship Leadership Workshop Series. 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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  • 5k Training for UCF Downtown Students (Recurring Event)

    RWC@Downtown

    This 6 week 5K running program will meet in-person (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am) at RWC @ Downtown. No previous 5K training is required. This program is open to all Downtown Students! Sign up here: http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4VdrfyWyaal9QUZ

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  • Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered (Recurring Event)

    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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  • International Society for the Social Studies Conference

    Morgridge International Reading Center

    With scholarly presentations and practical teaching workshops on various social studies-related topics from prominent experts, the International Society for the Social Studies Conference provides a platform for all educators to engage in rich dialogue about social studies education. For university faculty, teacher educators, curriculum specialists, social studies department leaders, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as Pre-K through 12 teachers, ...

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  • Effective Delegation - PER209 (Faculty & Staff Supervisors Only)

    University Tower: 211

    Effective delegation is a skill that enables supervisors to increase productivity while creating growth opportunities for their employees. This session presents a model for delegation that ensures tasks are assigned to the right people and that the process is managed to achieve desired results.

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  • Heterogeneous Systems in the Era of Exascale and Beyond

    Research 1: 101

    In this talk, Jagadish Kotra will present his research on optimizing programmer-friendly heterogeneous systems. Specifically, he will present work on dynamically reconfigurable GPU architecture that alleviates the virtual memory bottlenecks by repurposing the on-chip hardware structures opportunistically. On the memory front, he will present a hardware-software co-designed heterogeneous memory system that reconfigures dynamically based on the workloads executing on the ...

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  • Salary Negotiation

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Learn to evaluate the worth of the whole salary package, and know what's important to you. 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/417715/share_preview This workshop is presented by Addition Financial.

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  • Black History Month: Block Party

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    Join MSC at a block party celebration to close out Black History Month. This celebration does not only signify the end of a heritage month, but also the beginning of applying what has been experienced throughout the month in our daily lives. The ceremony is a celebration of broadening perspectives and heightened understanding of various cultural aspects. Participants and sponsors ...

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  • Learn Quechua! (Free Incan language classes) (Recurring Event)

    Online

    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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  • Trans 102: Transition Options

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This is the second workshop in the Trans 101 series, though previous attendance is not required. During this workshop we will explore the concepts of social and physical transition in the trans and gender diverse community. A discussion of campus and community resources will follow to support individual journeys. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided ...

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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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  • CANCELED: CANCELED: 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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  • 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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  • CANCELED: Couponing 101 (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center Wet Classroom

    Healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn the basics of couponing and save money on grocery items during our Couponing 101 Workshop. Discover how you can get name brand items for less or even free. You will receive coupons and a coupon organizer to get you started.

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  • Study Strategies that Work

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Study smarter, not harder! Most graduate students feel overwhelmed as they try to balance studying, teaching, research, and other commitments. Learn how to maximize your study time by implementing learning strategies that actually work. In this presentation, we will share research-proven approaches that promote learning and debunk the myths of most-commonly used but highly ineffective study practices. Students must register ...

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  • CANCELED: Consent Workshop: Violence Prevention Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    RWC: 249

    What is consent? How does one ask for consent? In this interactive workshop, participants will gain a better understanding of how consent relates to sexual violence and healthy relationships.

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  • RICHES presents An Oral History Workshop: Capturing the Living Past Through Personal Experiences

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 358B

    Oral history is the study of preserving the memories and experiences of people and communities through recorded interviews. It is both the oldest type of historical inquiry and one of the most modern. Join us for this free workshop to learn about the interview process and participate in a mock interview with a US military veteran in association with the ...

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  • KnightED Talks: Special Diets in the Classroom

    TA: 201

    Did you know there’s an alarming increase in the number of students with special diets? During this KnightEd Talk, you will learn about how to manage special diets in the classroom to keep students safe, help them feel included during food related activities, and create a partnership between home and school. Presenters: Lourdes Keen, SCPS and Karen Spadaro

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  • CANCELED: CANCELED: 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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  • Opening Reception: 2020 Annual MFA Exhibition

    UCF Art Gallery

    Please join us for the Opening Reception on Feb. 27 | 6-8 p.m.RSVP: bit.ly/2YaLaur Party for One and Compulsory are simultaneous solo exhibitions showcasing the thesis work of the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates in the UCF School of Visual Arts and Design. Party For One showcases contemporary bookbinder Jacob Zhefu Wan. Creating mixed media conceptual books of ...

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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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