For a quarter century, President John C. Hitt worked to put UCF on the map. But who is the man behind the evolution?
President John C. Hitt and President-elect Dale Whittaker discuss life lessons learned, their favorite UCF tradition and the future of UCF.
In This Issue
Over the past 26 years, President John C. Hitt has grown UCF in size, standing and scholarship. But Hitt’s ability to guide growth extends beyond the university and into the entire Central Florida region. Here are a few of his major accomplishments.
On November 19, 1992, UCF’s fourth president, John C. Hitt, delivered his inaugural address, “Vital Force, Vital Partner.” Here is his full speech.
Dale and Mary Whittaker help students power through UCF’s oldest philanthropic tradition.
Martha Hitt on why she fell — and keeps falling — in love with UCF.
Being the president of a university — especially one of the nation’s largest — is, without a doubt, a busy job. So before the board meetings and after the special events, every president deserves a chance to relax, unwind and enjoy a glass of club soda (with a little lime). Well, that’s assuming every president is like our very own John C. Hitt. Here are a few more of his favorite things, each one offering a glimpse into his world.
Behind the scenes of President Hitt’s final commencement ceremonies this spring. Photos by Nick Leyva ’15
Much more than a shiny token, President Hitt’s Pegasus ring represents a big commitment to UCF — and he’s not the only person to wear one.
Tue 19 Jun
Service/Volunteer Blood Drive
Knights Bleed Black & Gold! Visit http://BloodDrives-UCF.org for information for students, faculty, and staff regarding drives, events, volunteering, blood donor facts, advocacy, and UCF training and educational opportunities.Students, facu...
Tue 19 Jun
Career/Jobs Peace Corps Application Workshop
Make your Peace Corps application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about service, learn ste...
Tue 19 Jun
Social Event From Coloring comes Courage: Color with the UCF Cares Ambassadors
Come join our UCF Cares Ambassadors to color your stress away and engage in conversation to help build a culture of care on campus!