The University of Central Florida made national headlines recently on National Public Radio’s Marketplace show that featured Orlando and the university.

The story focused on the economic changes shaping Orlando and the role UCF is playing with its community partnerships and innovation. The reporter talked about the tech and gaming industry and UCF’s contributions there, as well as the growing health-sciences cluster anchored by UCF’s medical school.

The story also mentioned about how UCF is a hot place for college-bound students.

“You can talk to high school seniors anywhere in the southeast and UCF is where they want to go to school,” said Warren Miller, a freelance journalist interviewed in the story. “Orlando is perceived as being a hot place to go to college.”

To listen to the story, click here.