Skip to main content

Produced by UCF Marketing, the Knights Do That podcast features students, faculty, staff and alumni who continue to push the needle forward as innovators, entrepreneurs and creators making an impact on the world. The podcast debuted in May 2021 and new episodes post every other Monday. Audiences can keep up with the Knights Do That podcast through UCF’s Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts and by joining the conversation on all social media platforms using #KnightsDoThat.

If you are a student, graduate, or faculty or staff member who is doing something cool, please let us know what you’re up to by submitting details to Suggest a Story.



Knight Do That

Alexander Cartwright

May 31, 2021

As the podcast’s first guest, President Alexander Cartwright talks with host Alex Cumming about his experience as a first-generation college student, what it was like becoming a university president during a pandemic, how higher education has impacted his life, and how he believes servant leadership is key to moving the university forward.

Knight Do That

Introducing: Knights Do That

May 17, 2021

What is it that Knights do? They discover. They create. They inspire. They build. They achieve. That’s what Knights do. And that’s who has inspired this podcast – the innovators, entrepreneurs and creators.

Hosted By Alex Cumming

Alex Cumming wears UCF poloshirt and stand with arms crossed
Alex Cumming is an Orlando native, the son of a three-time UCF alumna and a second-year BFA theatre acting student. Before enrolling at UCF, he spent a year as a full-time actor in Chicago and took classes with renowned improvisation comedy group, The Second City. In addition to his studies, he performs with Playback UCF and also writes for a student-run fashion and lifestyle publication, Strike Magazine UCF. (Photo by Rhiana Raymundo ’19)