The History Department hosts lectures, workshops and events for students, faculty and the UCF community.

Thursday, August 24, 2023

  • Purple Heart Commemoration Ceremony

    Live Oak Ballroom/Magnolia Room

    Purple Heart Day is observed on August 7th each year, and the month of August is known by many as Purple Heart Month.  The Purple Heart is the oldest active military honor award in this country.  Since 1917, the Purple Heart has been awarded to US servicemen and women who have been injured or killed while committing meritorious or valorous …

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