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Apr 23 03:00 pm Smart Answers to Tough Questions Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Distinguish between what the employer is asking and what the employer really wants to know! Develop strategies that will help you answer the really tough questions.
Apr 23 06:00 pm Rosen College Alumni Chapter and Peer Outreach Mentoring Program (POMP) Ceremony Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Rosen College’s Peer Outreach Mentoring Program (POMP) has had an extremely high success rate of assisting students with improving their grades through the help of fellow students and alumni. Since POMP’s inception in the fall of 2011, it has maintained a 96.72% success rate, 98.36% retention rate and even earned national praise during the National Academic Advising Association’s 36th Annual Conference. Its partnership with the UCF Rosen School of Hospitality Management Alumni Chapter has enhanced the program, built stronger relationships between alumni and current students, and developed sustainability. Please join us for a Knight of celebration. Registration includes dinner and dessert. Register Now: https://www.ucfknightsnetwork.com/alumni/pages/events/2014rosenmentorship Advanced registration required by April 9th.
Apr 24 10:00 am Drug Take Back: Properly dispose of unwanted medications John T. Washington Center Breezeway
UCF Health Services, in partnership with the UCF Police Department, will collect unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs for proper disposal at their 4th Drug Take Back event on Thursday, April 24th from 10 am – 2 pm in the John T Washington Center breezeway. Leaving expired or unwanted medications in your home increases chances for abuse or accidental ingestion. Take this opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinet and bring any unwanted medications for proper disposal, no questions asked. Questions? Email megan.pabian@ucf.edu.
Apr 24 12:00 pm CECS Senior Send-off Engineering II (ENG2)
Join the CECS Alumni Chapter as they welcome graduating seniors to the UCF alumni family. Meet and greet with students, enjoy refreshments and wish our newest AlumKnights well as they venture into the real world. Students that stop by the CECS Alumni Chapter table in the Engineering II atrium will have the chance to meet alumni chapter board members and will receive a black & gold CECS Alumni water bottle when they update their contact information. CECS Senior Send-off schedule for Spring 2014: April 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Engineering II atrium April 24, 12 p.m.-2 p.m., Engineering II atrium Alumni that are interested in attending either CECS Senior Send-off Spring dates, please contact Sarah Dillon for a complimentary parking pass- sarah.dillon@ucf.edu or (407) 823-1570.
Apr 24 03:00 pm Live iChat Event for Prospective Nursing Graduate Students Group Online Chat
Considering graduate school but not sure where to start? Join us for an informative online chat session and learn more about the application process and how to improve your chances for admission. Details about the chat session are below: Nursing Graduate Programs Chat: Application Q&A Session To login for the chat, please visit the UCF Graduate Admissions website (www.admissions.graduate.ucf.edu) and click on the "Chat With Us" link in the Resources section (left-hand side of page). If you have not done so already, you will need to complete the brief online registration form to create your login and password. For more information about the College of Nursing at UCF and all of their graduate programs, visit www.nursing.ucf.edu or email gradnurse@ucf.edu. If you experience difficulty logging in, please contact Technical Support at support@chatuniversity.com or call 1.800.680.8911.
Apr 24 03:15 pm Dr. Dale Whittaker - Candidate for Provost and Vice President Classroom II
All students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to the Provost Search Open Forum for Dr. Dale Whittaker, Thursday, April 24 from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. in Classroom II Building, Room 204. Dr. Whittaker’s open forum will be broadcast live in a large room at all regional campuses (including the Rosen College of Hospitality Management and Health Sciences Campus at Lake Nona) and a video of his presentation will be made available once all finalists have visited campus.
Apr 24 06:00 pm Legal Knights & Friends Networking Knight Off-Campus
You're invited to attend the UCF Legal Knights & Friends Alumni Chapter's first Networking Knight of 2014. This is a great opportunity to expand your professional network while you connect with fellow Knights working in the Central Florida legal community. $10 advanced registration and $15 at the door. Guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres and one drink ticket. Black & Gold business attire is suggested. Deadline for advanced registration is Tuesday, April 22 at www.ucfknightsnetwork.com/lkfnetwork. Questions? Email legalknights@ucfalumni.com.
Apr 24 09:00 pm Free Food: Study Union Study Snack Student Union (STUN)
Take a break from studying and come get a Subway sandwich (either ham, turkey, or veggie) in Pegasus Pre-Function at 9:00 PM, while supplies last!
Apr 25 07:00 am Free Food: Study Union Study Snack Student Union (STUN)
Take a break from studying and come get Chick-Fil-A breakfast in Pegasus Pre-Function at 7:00 AM, while supplies last!
Apr 25 07:30 am Why Your Business Strategy is Keeping You Up At Night (Or Should Be!) Citrus Club Orlando
At the heart of every successful business strategy is the business’ ability to create and sustain their competitive advantage. However, strategy experts are questioning whether it is still possible to create, much less sustain, a competitive advantage. Dr. Bob Porter believes it is possible to formulate and implement a winning strategy. He will draw upon his 25 years of industry experience with GE, NCR, AT&T, and a collection of start-ups, including starting and selling a successful community bank, to provide you with practical tips on assessing and addressing strategic planning issues for your business. You will sleep better if you follow the plan. Bob Porter is a management lecturer and the executive academic director of the Executive Development Center at the University of Central Florida (UCF). His academic credentials include a Ph.D. in Business Administration from UCF (management - entrepreneurship/strategy concentration) and an executive MBA from Rollins College’s Crummer School of Business. Porter’s academic interests include: entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity, business strategy and organizational theory. He is a member of the Academy of Management, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Society of Human Resource Management. *$20 registration fee includes breakfast and parking

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