• EXCHANGE Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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  • Introduction to Government Contracting

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Steven South, FSBDC at UCF Government Contracting Specialist Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can ...

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  • Poetry Reading by Obi Nwakanma

    UCF Art Gallery

    Poet, journalist, biographer and literary critic, Obi Nwakanma will read from his latest collection of poetry. Thirsting for Sunlight, his biography of the tragic modernist poet, Christopher Okigbo, was published by James Currey (UK) in 2010. His collection of poems, The Horsemen & Other Poems, was published by Africa World Press (New Jersey) in 2007. Nwakanma’s first collection of poems, ...

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  • EXCHANGE Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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  • Distinguished Speaker Series: Where Condors Reign

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series J. Marla Toyne, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Bioarchaeology in theUCF Department of Anthropology Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Where Condors Reign: Vertical Archaeology in the Mountains of PeruTraditional archaeological practice involves mapping and excavating ancient settlements and cemeteries. Bioarchaeological research of the cliff tombs in the ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, U.S. Small Business AdministrationOne of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s ...

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  • Reading and Book Signing: Dinaw Mengestu

    UCF Art Gallery

    Come enjoy a reading and book signing by Dinaw Mengestu, the award-winning author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2007) and How to Read the Air (2010). Mengestu is a graduate of Georgetown University and of Columbia University’s M.F.A. program in fiction and the recipient of a 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation, a 20 Under ...

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  • EXCHANGE Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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  • Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Tom Wurth, Vice President, Unique Surety Bonding & InsuranceThis session provides an overview and stimulates discussion on how to effectively write and submit a compliant proposal in response to a government solicitation. The seminar will provide an understanding of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) and an analysis of how they ...

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  • Pentecost Talk Back

    Main Stage Theatre: Building 6

    Join Christopher Niess, Director of Pentecost, and Margaret Ann Zaho, Associate Professor of Art History, for a discussion of the play immediately following the theatrical production.

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  • The "Orient" in the "West" and Beyond: Reflections on Contemporary Refugee Politics

    UCF Art Gallery

    Dr. Güneş Murat Tezcür, the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF and the author of Muslim Reformers in Iran and Turkey: The Paradox of Moderation (University of Texas Press, 2010), will give a lecture on the contemporary refugee crisis. Dr. Tezcür’s research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States Institute of ...

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  • EXCHANGE Entrepreneurship Speaker Series (Recurring Event)

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Join us in welcoming a seasoned entrepreneur from the community to discuss their experiences, struggles, and successes they've experienced while starting a business. They will share their unique journey to entrepreneurship and illustrate how you can start something TODAY! September 6th - Kaityln Cook, Owner of South Street and Company September 20th - Brent Henderson, CEO Party Tutor & Zupp ...

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Jenny Clark, President, SolvabilitySuccess in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing ...

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  • Artist Talk by Hiwa K

    UCF Art Gallery

    Internationally renowned artist Hiwa K will talk about his work in Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis. Hiwa K has participated in international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale (2015) and documenta14, Kassel/Athens (2017). In 2016 he received the Arnold Bode Prize and the Schering Stiftung Art Award).

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  • Nonprofit Lecture Series - Event Management

    Classroom Building: Room 319

    Join the Central Florida Chapter of the Association for Nonprofit Professionals for the 2017-18 Nonprofit Lecture Series! Each lecture focuses on an area of nonprofit management and features a prominent nonprofit professional from the community. This month's event focuses on event management and the guest speaker is Lauren Nelson, the philanthropy associate for Nemours Children's Hospital. Stop by to learn ...

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  • Provost Forum: Student Success

    Morgridge International Reading Center: Global Communications Room

    Faculty and staff are invited to join Provost Dale Whittaker for a series of 90-minute forums returning this semester to explore UCF’s Collective Impact Strategic Plan and key issues in higher education as they relate to our university’s future. Our third forum will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 3:30 p.m. in the Morgridge International Reading Center, Global Communications ...

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  • Success is No Accident: Strategic Planning for Small Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establish your company’s direction, make better business decisions and have a source of increased market share and profitability. A strong, effective strategic plan is the culmination of a series of building blocks including a financial plan, a marketing plan, and a ...

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  • Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    As a business owner, the primary value of QuickBooks provides you with the financial and management data that will help you effectively manage your business. Whether you are using an outside or internal accountant or doing it yourself, you need to have an understanding of how the accounting software generates numbers. This class focus on using QuickBooks as a business ...

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  • Distinguished Speaker Series: Orlando: Is it a Coastal City?

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Graham Worthy, Ph.D.UCF Pegasus Professor, Provosts Distinguished Professor in the UCF Department of Biology Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 The term “coastal” defines more than just the outline of a state. The majority of Floridians would consider themselves to be coastal residents and nearly ...

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  • Market Research: The Key to Growing Your Business

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Understanding your customers and the market for your product/service is important for every business. And market research is the tool that can give you the deeper and broader grasp of your market you want to maximize business success. It can help you evaluate business opportunities and guide key decisions and plans about, for example, the feasibility of a new business ...

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  • Cash Flow Management: Tapping into a Hidden Resource

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    “Cash is King”. Every business has a hidden store of cash and hidden cash leaks. Utilizing the cash flow management strategies of large corporations, learn how to find, preserve, and use cash to manage and grow your business and increase profits. By applying these tactics you can vastly reduce the need for outside financing. You may never need to borrow ...

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  • Nonprofit Lecture Series - Donor Engagement

    Classroom Building I: Room 319

    Join the Central Florida Chapter of the Association for Nonprofit Professionals for the 2017-18 Nonprofit Lecture Series. Each lecture focuses on an area of nonprofit management and features a prominent nonprofit professional from the community. This month's event focuses on donor engagement and the guest speaker is Kimberly Strong, the senior vice president of philanthropy, community and government affairs for ...

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  • Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Marketing Strategy

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Digital Marketing is a broad, constantly changing business discipline. In this seminar, you will learn how to develop an up-to-date digital marketing strategy that will enable your prospects and customers to reach you in new, digitally-creative ways. The session will also make you current with some of the latest trends in social media. Learn what social networks your customers are ...

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  • Intensive Seminar in Adlerian Play Therapy

    Teaching Academy

    Join us during an intensive 4-day Adlerian Therapy (AdPT) seminar (March 13-16, 2018) with Dr. Terry Kottman. Presentation materials will cover the philosophical foundations of AdPT and play themes. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the theoretical framework of AdPT and its use with children ages 5-10 years old. The Intensive Seminar is interactive and will engage participants in ...

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  • Nonprofit Lecture Series - Ethics in Fundraising

    Classroom Building I: Room 319

    Join the Central Florida Chapter of the Association for Nonprofit Professionals for the 2017-18 Nonprofit Lecture Series! Each lecture focuses on an area of nonprofit management and features a prominent nonprofit professional from the community. This month's event focuses on fundraising ethics and the guest speaker is Mary Lee Walker, a non-profit gladiator and president of the Central Florida AFP ...

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