Wednesday, April 13, 2022

  • Utilities - SEL Mobile Microgrid Controller Live Demonstration

    District Energy Plant IV: West End of Facility, Parking Lot C2

    All UCF students, staff, and faculty with an interest in utilities and power engineering and control are invited to a free, hands-on demonstration of a mobile microgrid controller on April 13, 2022. This demonstration is provided and hosted by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) and Power Connections, the local area representative. The 45-minute live demonstration provides hands-on experience with a microgrid …

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  • SARC Workshop: The Final Countdown, Preparing for Finals

    student Union 223: Room 223 (Cedar Key) and Virtual

    Are you starting to feel overwhelmed preparing for final exams? Learn how to regain control and make finals week successful. 

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  • Power Mapping: Create Your Networking Plan (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This workshop is designed to provide students currently involved with undergraduate research or creative scholarship a framework to create their own network for what comes next, whether that is graduate school or a job in industry. 

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  • How Helping Your Children with Their Homework Helps You Workshop

    Alafaya Public Library

    In this workshop we will be going through the positive aspects of how helping a child with their homework benefits the parent. Homework can be an aid in creating a positive bonding experience. This may also help immigrant parent integrate into the American culture. In-Person: How Helping Your Children with Homework Helps You   Alafaya Branch  Wednesday, April 13 at 11 …

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  • Respectful Dialogue Discussions, Part 4 - PER241 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    Virtual

    Presented by Dr. Jim McCafferty from the Nicholson School of Communication and Media, the Respectful Dialogue Discussions Mini-Series consists of four 45-minute sessions that will assist participants in improving their ability to communicate more effectively with targeted workplace audiences. The topics covered will better equip participants to handle conflict, build on their communications skills, and confront challenging situations with more …

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  • University Writing Center Drafting Lab Open Hours (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 109: Trevor Colbourn Hall 109

    Getting started on a writing assignment, and don’t know where to begin? The Drafting Lab can help! No appointments are required — you can drop in during our open hours and: clarify assignment expectations develop a plan brainstorm ideas or, just spend time writing!  Any and all writers are welcome!

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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. It is offered every other Wednesday, beginning February 2, 2022.

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  • Master's in FinTech Virtual Information Session

    Virtual

    This virtual information session will provide admission information for the UCF Master's in FinTech including online versus on campus modalities, curriculum, learning outcomes, schedule options, admission requirements and application process. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet faculty, participate in Q&A and gain the details needed to complete their application. 

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  • UNITY STAR: Bias Awareness and Mitigation in the Search & Screening Process (DIV 596) (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    The objective of this program is to increase participant knowledge and awareness around negative implicit associations. By increasing bias awareness, interviewers can reduce the impact of these associations on candidates of underrepresented groups in the search and screening process. Topics discussed include blind spots vs. bias, types of bias, career-related bias, and ways to mitigate bias in the search and …

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  • Freshman Edition: Build Winning Resumes (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Freshman, how do you craft a winning resume as you begin your academic career? This workshop for freshman students highlights how to incorporate and plan for collegiate co-curricular experiences on a resume. This session is not available for GEB points. SLS Students: You must print and bring with you the Resume Writing Worksheet for your SLS assignment (found in your …

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  • A Woman's Guide to Financially Ever After (Faculty & Staff Only)

    Virtual

    This session provides strategies for getting finances on track, understanding retirement plans such as 403(b) accounts, and reaching your idle retirement in 10 to 15 years. Presented by TIAA. Registration information can be found here: https://hr.ucf.edu/financial-wellness-series. For questions please contact benefits@ucf.edu. The annual UCF Financial Wellness Series will be held from April 5 through April 28, 2022.

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  • Salary Negotiation by Additions Financial

    Virtual

    Salary negotiation is an important way to increase your salary earnings when getting a new job, promotion, or performance review. Though most companies are willing to negotiate salaries, most employees never try. Please join us with Additions Financials to go over essential salary negotiation skills.

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  • Coping Through Music (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Experience the power of music to help you lower stress, increase relaxation skills, and discover your personal rhythm. In this workshop you will learn a variety of musical coping skills. Join in at bit.ly/CAPSWOW. This workshop is part of the Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) Spring 2022 Well-Being Online Workshop series! To learn more about CAPS services and other workshops, …

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  • Mighty Knights Self Defense (Recurring Event)

    3610 Libra Drive: UCF Police Department

    Our instructors are UCF police officers who are experienced and knowledgeable on topics of personal safety and threat awareness. This course primarily focuses on topics of mindset, preparation and safety awareness, but also utilizes defensive tactics instructors, certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to demonstrate basic physical defense techniques. Our courses are designed to provide attendees with information, …

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  • NAUI Open Water SCUBA Certification (Recurring Event)

    Outdoor Adventure Center: RWC 154

    About Outdoor Adventure is proud to partner with Ranger Rick's SCUBA Adventure, one of the most experienced SCUBA DIVE outfitters, for our entry-level NAUI SCUBA certification course. This course is available for students who are currently enrolled and taking classes at UCF, and to currently active UCF Recreation and Wellness Center members. Current UCF Faculty and UCF Staff can enroll …

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  • National Networking Knight

    UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

    Wednesday, April 13 from 6:15–8:00 p.m. at the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center*and in participating regions near you! Join us as we network with UCF alumni professionals in-person, on one evening, in multiple cities across the nation! With a diverse and powerful professional network of more than 335,000 alumni worldwide, we welcome you to share your experiences, connect with both young …

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  • Eight-12 (Recurring Event)

    CHPS Innovation Center

    Eight-12 is a social emotional regulation interactive program for individuals, 8-12 years old, with ASD, registered with UCF CARD, to become flexible thinkers, team players, and problem solvers while increasing social interactive skills to communicate effectively with others, establish friendships and work on expressive/receptive language skills to carry on conversations. Group meets every other week on Wednesdays for 90 minutes …

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  • IGNITE: Boeing Virtual Information Session

    Virtual

    IGNITE (Impact, Grow, Network, Innovate, Translate and Educate in STEM) is a collaborative program with UCF Career Services and Experiential Learning that offers students informational, technical and professional development sessions with the world’s leading industries in engineering and computer science. 

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  • Lidia's Kitchen: A Conversation with Lidia Bastianich

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Downtown

    Celebrity chef and host of ‘Lidia’s Kitchen’ Lidia Bastianich will talk about her new cookbook, her inspiring personal story and the role that food has played in her life. Lidia Bastianich, celebrity chef and host of the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Lidia’s Kitchen, will talk about her new cookbook, her inspiring personal story and the role that food has played in …

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  • SoberKnights: All Recovery (Recurring Event)

    Health Sciences Building I: 246

    The mission of the SoberKnights is to foster friendships that support a sober lifestyle and encourage students to have fun while in college without feeling peer pressure to use drugs and alcohol, all while breaking down the stigma that surrounds addiction and substance abuse. It is not required that you are in recovery or sober to be a member, only …

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  • UCF Bands: Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Downtown

    The UCF Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band present an exciting evening of diverse and expressive music that explores various genres and styles. Included on the program will be two world premieres: “Echo Chamber,” by UCF composer Alex Burtzos and “Zodiac Concerto II,” composed by Jim Stephenson and featuring guest artists Demondrae Thurman from Indiana University and William Caballero, Principal Horn …

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