We Are UCF

We Are UCF

As our country reckons with our past and its lasting effects on today’s society, students in UCF’s cultural organizations remain focused on a better future. 
The Truth Laid Bare

The Truth Laid Bare

It’s taken nearly 100 years for healing to begin from the 1920 Ocoee massacre. Somewhere between the evil of that night and the long-overdue commemorations of today are timeless lessons you might not expect.
Protector of the Past

Protector of the Past

Porsha Dossie ’14 ’18MA helps preserve American history for the National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Network.
The Business of Hip-Hop

The Business of Hip-Hop

Drawing on a lifelong love of hip-hop, a UCF professor has developed three new business courses based on innovation and entrepreneurship.

In This Issue

Fall 2020
Fall 2020

A New Beginning In Focus

A New Beginning

A look at the first few weeks on campus as the community continues to navigate life during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
We Are UCF Feature

We Are UCF

As our country reckons with our past and its lasting effects on today’s society, students in UCF’s cultural organizations remain focused on a better future. 
The Truth Laid Bare Feature

The Truth Laid Bare

It’s taken nearly 100 years for healing to begin from the 1920 Ocoee massacre. Somewhere between the evil of that night and the long-overdue commemorations of today are timeless lessons you might not expect.
The Right to Vote? Infographic

The Right to Vote?

Since the 15th Amendment made it illegal to deny citizens the right to vote based on “race, color or previous servitude,” Black Americans and other people of color have fought to overcome various methods intended to suppress that right. Here are just a few.
A More Perfect Union In Focus

A More Perfect Union

The $23 million renovation of the Student Union finished its final phase just in time to welcome students back to campus in August.
The Business of Hip-Hop

The Business of Hip-Hop

Drawing on a lifelong love of hip-hop, a UCF professor has developed three new business courses based on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Fair Play

Fair Play

For more than 30 years, the Racial and Gender Report Card, produced at UCF, has held sports organizations accountable for their hiring practices.

Events

Sun 24 Jan
Tour/Open House/Information Session Parramore Room Virtual Tour
Celebrating King’s commitment to working within the community, take a virtual tour of the Parramore Room at the UCF Valencia Downtown Campus highlighting the recently installed artwork created by artist Nancy Gutkin O’Neil. The artwork, w...
Mon 25 Jan
Arts Exhibit "But Before Bone is Skin" curated by Jonell Logan
Tayari Jones’ book Silver Sparrow is truly the story of women. Mothers and daughters struggling to find their identities and shed legacies that may not be their own. They are all on a quest to define themselves, often bruising and sometimes tea...
Mon 25 Jan
Meeting Faculty Senate Parking, Transportation and Safety Committee
The Faculty Senate Parking, Transportation and Safety Committee evaluates and makes recommendations concerning policy or procedures relating to parking, transportation and safety. Zoom: https://ucf.zoom.us/j/97476680314?pwd=WEMvTTNLNWROT3M2cHNaRnJiQ0...