Monday, February 20, 2023

  • Florida Folklore Society annual meeting

    UCF Downtown: CMB 182A: 182A and Virtual

    The 2023 Florida Folklore Society annual meeting will take place on February 24, 2023. It is a hybrid event, with some portions online and others in person. This year’s theme is: Folklorists at Work and Networking: Approaches to Researching and Promoting Folklore in the Sunshine State and Beyond. There will be two virtual sessions featuring presentations and discussions by former …

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  • Blind Date with a Book 2023 at Downtown Campus Library (Recurring Event)

    Downtown Campus Library: DPAC 265

    The Downtown Campus Library is bringing back one of our most popular programs, Blind Date with a Book! Celebrate Valentine’s Day by finding a match among our eligible books. Each book comes with a dating profile and bookmark. Popular fiction books have all been giftwrapped. No chance to judge a book by its cover here; you have to find the …

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  • Engineers Week 2023

    ENG II Atrium: Atrium

    It's our favorite week of the year: Engineers Week! Join us as we celebrate with a variety of free events to showcase that just about every modern convenience is possible because of engineers. Learn how to fly a drone, race a carboard boat of your own design, see what projects our students are working on, meet our industry partners in …

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  • Big Red Bus - Donate Blood Today!

    UCF Memory Mall

    Help us maintain a safe and ready blood supply for cancer patients, trauma patients, or when unexpected tragedies occur. The OneBlood bus will park on Memory Mall near the Veterans Memorial. Walk-ups are welcomed, and appointments are appreciated!

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  • (Dis)comfort: 2023 MFA Exhibition (Recurring Event)

    UCF Art Gallery

    (Dis)comfort navigates constructed human experiences, environments, and practices meant to soothe the existential discomfort integral to the lived experience. This exhibition showcases the thesis work of three Master of Fine Arts candidates in the Studio Art & Design MFA track at the UCF School of Visual Arts & Design. Leeann Rae utilizes charcoal and soft pastel to dissect our understanding …

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  • Tough Cookies and Conversations

    Magnolia, Room 224, Live Oak Event Center

    Tough Cookies and Conversations | Feb. 20 | 10-11 a.m. | Magnolia, Room 224, Live Oak Event Center Sometimes in life there are just some tough cookie situations you have to face. Difficult conversations can be one of them. Learn how to lean into conflict, because not all conflict has to be negative, and get the recipe for success when …

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  • UCF Loves EveryBODY

    Ferrell Commons

    Join us out at Ferrell Commons as we officially kick off 2023 National Eating Disorder Awareness Week! Here at UCF it's important to know that we love everyBODY, and support body acceptance and self-love. Join us for a celebration of self-love with photo booths, ask a dietitian and FreshU, donate your blue jeans that don't make you feel fabulous, and …

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  • Leaders Labyrinth Walk

    Labyrinth

    Leaders Labyrinth Walk | Feb. 20 | 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.  Faculty, staff, students are invited to take a time out for a mindfulness walk on the Leaders Labyrinth Walk. UCF Wellness and Health Promotions Service staff will be available to give you more stress reduction tips. Location: Look for our tent set up in the yard by the Campus …

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  • Sustainability Module Workshop

    Garden Key, Room 221, Student Union

    Sustainability Module Workshop | Feb. 20 | 11 a.m.-noon | Garden Key, Room 221, Student Union Join Student Government leaders in learning more about sustainability efforts at UCF. This is an interactive Webcourse module where you will learn how you can be more eco-friendly as a student. Environmental studies student and UCF Arboretum staff member Nicole Boisson will facilitate. If you want to …

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  • Drop-In Drafting Lab (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 109: Trevor Colbourn Hall 109

    Starting a writing assignment, and don’t know where to begin? The University Writing Center’s Drop-In Drafting Lab can help! No appointments 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! The Drafting Lab will be unavailable on the following …

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  • CECS Virtual Career Mentoring!

    Virtual

    Celebrate Engineer's Week by volunteering your time as an alumni mentor for a day! The CECS Alumni Chapter is excited to be returning this spring semester with another opportunity for our alumni to engage with students. This is a one day volunteer event where alumni will be paired with students to help prepare them for their professional job searches. Face time with …

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  • Keynote Speaker: “Tales from the Zooniverse: Innovation Leading to Discovery” with Dr. Laura Trouille

    Virtual

    Keynote Speaker: “Tales from the Zooniverse: Innovation Leading to Discovery” with Dr. Laura Trouille| Feb. 20 | noon- 1p.m.| Zoom  Laura Trouille is vice president of Science Engagement and Visualization at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois. She is a co-primary investigator to Zooniverse, the world’s largest platform for online citizen science, with more than two million participants worldwide and over 300 projects …

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  • Pale Kreyòl (Haitian Creole Conversation) (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 358B

    Join us to practice speaking Haitian Creole through interactive activities and fun games. UCF students not enrolled in a Haitian Creole course are also welcome to attend.  Meeting days this Spring 2023 semester:  Jan 23 Feb 6 Feb 20 March 6 March 27 April 10

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  • Act Because You Care

    Magnolia, Room 224, Live Oak Event Center

    Act Because You Care | Feb. 20 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Magnolia, Room 224, Live Oak Event Center Learn how to positively influence peers to practicing healthy behaviors with drugs and/or alcohol as well as how to properly respond to an overdose. The training is a comprehensive approach to teach students how to act when they are concerned about a …

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  • Introduction to Enneagram

    Virtual

    The Enneagram is a typing system containing nine different types.  The Enneagram can be a tool for building healthier, steadier relationships. By understanding our own (and others) triggers and difficult behaviors, we can deepen and improve interpersonal interactions.  This workshop will help you learn about the nine different types and how to gain insight and understanding based on different personality …

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  • ARTivism: Art and the Fight for Cuba's Freedom with Karen Rodriguez

    Virtual

    ARTivism: Art and the Fight for Cuba's Freedom with Karen Rodriguez | Feb. 20 | 3-4 p.m. |  Zoom Did you know over 250,00 Cubans have fled Cuba in the last year alone? This session comes in light of the current Cuban exodus taking place, which marks the largest amount of Cubans fleeing the country in history. It will include …

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  • AFAA Group Exercise Certification Course (Recurring Event)

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    This is a Group Exercise Certification Course that prepares students to become a Group Exercise Instructor. 

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  • MSW on-campus Informational Session

    Health Sciences I Room 304

    Overall employment of social workers is projected to increase in the upcoming years. Earning an MSW opens up endless career opportunities in areas like mental health, policy analysis & more! On-campus students can also earn extra expertise through the Military for Social Work Certificate in 3 electives — where students will learn how better support veterans, military members and their …

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  • TEDTalk/Talk Back: Influential Leadership

    Magnolia, Room 224, Live Oak Event Center

    TEDTalk/Talk Back: Influential Leadership | Feb. 20 | 4-5 p.m. | Magnolia, Room 224, Live Oak Event Center Dr. Stacey Malaret, director of UCF’s LEAD Scholars Academy, leads a discussion on two TEDTalks about how great leaders inspire action and how to get your ideas to spread.

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  • Motivation Enhancement Monday (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Start your week off with motivation! Join in Mondays at 4:00 and take away strategies for achieving goals and sustaining motivation! Attend as many Mondays as you would like! This workshop is part of the Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) Well-Being Online Workshop (WOW) series. To learn more about CAPS and other workshops, please visit caps.sdes.ucf.edu

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  • Open Mic Night

    Foxtail UCF Breezeway

    Join us on Monday, February 20th at 5 pm at the Foxtail in the breezeway for a night of literary readings! This month's theme is love and heartbreak, so bring your most swoon-worthy or your most angsty work. Sign-ups to read at the open mic will be at the event, or you can register at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIQBI8m6tWa8B6E5SfXSowC4byh1xgt6YRtNedLvrK8CTAQw/viewform Individual readings should …

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  • Finding & Using Academic Sources (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session highlights time-saving steps to locate academic sources for upcoming course assignments and literature reviews. Learn how to locate peer-reviewed articles and related sources for topics, identify relevant subject-databases and background information, develop a plan for reviewing sources, and tips to maximize Google Scholar. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development …

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  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Albert Manero with Limbitless Solutions

    Live Oak Event Center: Live Oak Ballroom

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Albert Manero with Limbitless Solutions | Feb. 20 | 6-7 p.m. | Live Oak Ballroom, Live Oak Event Center A three-time graduate from the University of Central Florida with a doctorate in mechanical engineering, Dr. Albert Manero co-founded Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit direct support organization at UCF that increases accessibility and empowers children and adults in the limb …

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