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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A Year after Hurricane María: Lessons Learned and Future Steps

September 19, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 
UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom 218D
*Lunch is provided

Members of the UCF and Central Florida community will discuss their experiences in responding to Hurricane María and its effects on the Puerto Rican population. 

Panel Discussions:

  • UCF's response in accommodating students displaced by the hurricane.
  • Members of the media and their perspectives in covering the hurricane and its aftermath.
  • Local government and community groups response and perspectives.

9:00 - 9:15 AM: Welcome 
9:20- 10:05 AM: Panel 1-UCF Response
10:15-11:00AM: Panel 2-Media Coverage
11:10-11:55AM: Panel 3-Local government and community groups
12:00-1:00PM: Lunch

Please RSVP by Friday 9/14 at:


UCF Student Union Key West: Room 218A [ View Website ]


Department of Sociology 407-823-3744


Nicholson School of Communication and Media




UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub Fernando Rivera