• Customer Experience & Innovation Executive Workshop

    UCF Executive Development Center

    Improve your service intelligence quotient, apply the “doing better than that” model of service innovation, assess service and lead and model service as an individual and company. Learn more: http://business.ucf.edu/degree/customer-experience-innovation/

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  • The International Society for the Social Studies Conference

    Morgridge International Reading Center

    This conference welcomes educators and researchers to learn, engage, participate and collaborate on issues surrounding social studies. Topics include education, Common Core, C3 framework, global awareness, world history, race, character education, economics, urban and rural needs, technology and education, multiculturalism, and other topics during this two-day event. Learn more about The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference by ...

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  • The Power of "Hidden" Biases

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV232 Thursday, February 22 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 A fundamental quality of the human mind is to group objects into categories based on a wide range of discernible characteristics. This ability helped early people to distinguish friend from foe and was instrumental in our ancestors’ survival. As adaptive as this response ...

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  • Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Using Microsoft Word’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Attend this workshop to learn tips and pitfalls involved with using Microsoft Word to format an electronic thesis or dissertation. Participants will be shown a demonstration of how to use the following Microsoft Word functions: styles for headings and subheadings, captions for figures and tables, page numbering, automatic generation of the Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables, converting to ...

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  • Leadership Book Club - LDR001 (Faculty & Staff Supervisors Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    This is Part 1 of a 3-part series. Participants are encouraged to register for ALL 3 sessions to gain the most from the course (LDR001, LDR002, LDR003). OVERVIEW: Using the book "Fish! Sticks," by Stephen C. Ludin, John Christensen, and Harry Paul, each session will reflect on the concepts covered in the book, how they apply to us at UCF, ...

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  • CGI U Commitment Writing Workshop

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    This event is for students who intend to apply to Clinton Global Initiative University and the 2018 Annual Meeting in October. For more information, please visit http://cgiu.org/. At this workshop, we will review the details of the CGI U Application and provide resources on how to develop and strengthen your Commitment to Action. This session will also include peer-to-peer coaching, ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: Advocates (Recurring Event)

    Ferrell Commons: Live Oak Event Center

    Course number: DIV241 Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services The Safe Zone Advocates training is the second in the series and was created to further individual knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues. The training is geared toward helping attendees explore, identify, and expose cultural biases and acquire skills necessary for advocating for marginalized populations. Participants who complete both trainings (LGBTQ+ 101 and Safe ...

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  • Diversity Workshop: Humanism: The Experience of Living Without God (Recurring Event)

    Thompson Training Room: Barbara Ying Center

    Employees sign up through MyUCF, Employee Self Service, Training, DIV353. Students and community members email Diverse@ucf.edu to register. This is an InterWorldview advanced workshop focusing specifically on Atheism. We define Atheism, Humanism, and other non-faith identities and explore the values and inner-life of non-religious individuals. We learn about the specific challenges the non-faith demographic faces and consider ways to build ...

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  • Humanism (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV353 Monday, February 26 from 11:00am-12:30pm Facilitator: Tee Rogers Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Saturday, March 3 from 1:00pm-2:30pm Facilitator: Tee Rogers Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Friday, March 16 from 3:00pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Tee Rogers Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 This is an InterWorldview advanced workshop focusing specifically on Atheism. We define Atheism, Humanism, and ...

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  • How to: Write A Strong Proposal For Our Summer Fellowships And Research Grants (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    This workshop will assist undergraduates in the process of writing a strong research or grant proposal. The content of the workshop is aimed at those planning to submit a UCF Undergraduate Research Grant or Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) application. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office ...

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  • Mindfulness Mondays - CAPS Wellness Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Looking for a more peaceful approach to your week? Come experience a new way of being and learn mindfulness skills! Mindfulness is being in contact in the present moment, and is a skill that can be developed over time. This workshop will help you utilize your inner resources to let go of thoughts, let your feelings be, and work toward ...

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  • Teaching Circle: Cultural Competency Workshop

    Health & Public Affairs II: 247

    Have an assignment on cultural competency that you'd like to modify? Join the School of Public Administration faculty for a cultural competency workshop on creating or modifying an assignment. You're encouraged to bring a current assignment on diveristy or cultural competency that you may need help with. A panel of diversity experts will be on hand to answer questions and ...

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  • GKT English Language Workshop (Recurring Event)

    TA: 301

    The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations General Knowledge Test workshops will cover the English Language Skills. These workshops are progressive; the three competencies (1. Knowledge of Language Structure; 2. Knowledge of Vocabulary Application and; 3. Knowledge of Standard English Convention) will be discussed over the course of the workshops. If you need assistance with passing this section of the GKT, please ...

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  • Beginning the Thesis or Dissertation

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    This workshop is intended for graduate students in their first or second term after enrolling in thesis or dissertation hours. Attendees will learn essential information on the entire thesis and dissertation process including the role of the advisory committee, research organization, conducting human subjects research, copyright issues, publishing, formatting requirements, campus resources. Students must register for all workshops through their ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 2 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Module 1 Thursday, January 25 from 9:00am-11:00am Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Monday, February 19 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Thursday, February 1 from 9:00am-11:00am Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Monday, February 26 from 2:30pm-4:30pm ...

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  • Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Using Microsoft Word’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Attend this workshop to learn tips and pitfalls involved with using Microsoft Word to format an electronic thesis or dissertation. Participants will be shown a demonstration of how to use the following Microsoft Word functions: styles for headings and subheadings, captions for figures and tables, page numbering, automatic generation of the Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables, converting to ...

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  • It’s OK To Get A Zero

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room

    Have you ever felt that receiving a zero on just one assignment could ruin your academic career? Well, it won’t! Learn how to stop negative self-talk regarding the need to be perfect. Receive a reality check on what grades really do mean. These sessions are FREE and all students are welcome to attend! Earn 1,000 LINK points for attending!

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  • Honors in the Major Information Session (Recurring Event)

    The Burnett Honors College: BHC 130

    Ready to undertake original and independent work in your major? Come learn more about our eligibility requirements, program benefits, and the steps to complete an Honors in the Major thesis/creative project! In this program, students research, write, and defend an original thesis/creative project that is published through the university library. Open to all undergraduate UCF students. Learn more: https://honors.ucf.edu/honors-in-the-major-information-sessions/

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  • Show Me the Money: Identifying and Applying for Graduate Research Fellowships

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Learn what it takes to get various funding agencies to show you the money, such as fellowships and other major awards. After taking this session you’ll know how to apply and when, how to compile a strong application including your personal statement and research plan, and finally, we’ll provide you with additional resources needed to take advantage of these opportunities. ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: Coming Out

    Student Union: 218B

    Course number: DIV242 Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services The Coming Out workshop explores the process and challenges of coming out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender. Participants will learn more about theories and concerns about the coming out process for LGBTQ+ individuals. The workshop will allow those who attend to explore their LGBTQ+ identity or to support a family member or friend ...

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  • Drum Your Stress Away! - CAPS Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Experience the power of music to help you lower stress, increase relaxation skills, build intrapersonal support, and discover your personal rhythm. In this workshop, you will use drums to express yourself by engaging in an evidence-based program to increase overall wellness. * No musical experience necessary. Drums provided. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS ...

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  • Dealing with Communication Anxiety

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Many people deal with some level of communication anxiety when speaking in public. Whether you lead a small discussion, teach a large lecture, or present at meetings or conferences, nerves can get the best of you. We will learn some techniques to alleviate speaking anxiety and boost confidence in the classroom. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF ...

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  • Staying Ahead of the Game: Avoiding Procrastination

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    Learn why students procrastinate, how to identify it and how to overcome the procrastination cycle. Learn how to be more effective and successful here at UCF.

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  • Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years: Episodes 3 & 4

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Episodes 1 & 2 Course number: DIV362 Tuesday, February 20 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Episodes 3 & 4 Course number: DIV363 Tuesday, February 27 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Episodes 5 & 6 Course number: DIV364 Tuesday, March ...

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness: Bra-Making Craft Workshop

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    The Women's and Gender Studies program, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and John C. Hitt Library sponsor a craft workshop in memory of those affected by breast cancer. Participants will decorate bras and write memory cards to be displayed at the John C. Hitt library (main wall lobby floor) during the month of March. Please bring supplies and bras ...

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