Strengthening Our Nation

As America works to improve its security, UCF researchers are contributing by fortifying our infrastructure, advancing our technology and training the next generation who will carry on their charge. 

Ahead of the Game

The story behind how UCF’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy grew into an industry game changer.

Connected Care

A UCF alum’s healthcare app aims to alleviate stress for patients’ loved ones while keeping them informed.

Why I Still Believe in Magic

George A. Kalogridis ’76 shares his journey of helping Walt Disney World open its doors 50 years ago as a busboy to eventually rising as one of its top executives.  

In This Issue

Fall 2021
Fall 2021

In Focus

Supporting Surfside Responders

Faculty members of UCF RESTORES helped support the mental health of first responders at the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building in Surfside, Florida. 
In Focus

Lights, Camera, Action

Premiering in February 2022, UCF will be featured on The College Tour, which was co-produced by a local film company staffed by alums. 
Why I…

Why I Still Believe in Magic

George A. Kalogridis ’76 shares his journey of helping Walt Disney World open its doors 50 years ago as a busboy to eventually rising as one of its top executives.  
Feature

On Tap

Hospitality management students learn the science behind America’s billion-dollar beer-brewing industry. 
AlumKnights

House Call

Tom Weichart ’04MS reflects on his time as a nurse at the White House during the George W. Bush presidency. 
In Focus

Back to Bouncin’

UCF’s 2021 season opener was one to remember with return to the full game day experience and the start of the Gus Malzahn era.
Launchpad

Connected Care

A UCF alum’s healthcare app aims to alleviate stress for patients’ loved ones while keeping them informed.

Events

Tue 23 Nov
Meeting Al-Anon: Serenity Now
This group is currently meeting virtually zia ZOOM. Meeting ID: 894 4370 2860 Passcode:  NOWnow The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve th...
Tue 23 Nov
Arts Exhibit Fall 2021 BFA Exhibition
The Fall 2021 BFA Exhibition provides the opportunity for undergraduate students majoring in book arts, ceramics, drawing, experimental animation, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture to share their research and artistic pra...
Tue 23 Nov
Workshop/Conference Green Dot Bystander Training - GD001 (Faculty & Staff Only)
Green Dot is a national bystander intervention training program that UCF began facilitating in 2015. Green Dot educates students, faculty, and staff about safe and practical bystander intervention techniques to use before, during and after violence h...