UCF’s Modern(a) Man

UCF’s Modern(a) Man

A UCF graduate led the charge to create Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine and opened up the possibilities for the future of medicine.

Gold Standard

Gold Standard

From trailblazing for women’s soccer to officiating for men’s basketball, Knights reminisce about their Olympic memories.
Giants of Academia

Giants of Academia

The most prestigious universities in the world are looking at the McNair Scholars coming out of UCF and asking: How can we make a universal impact like that?
Why I Will Always Remember 9/11

Why I Will Always Remember 9/11

Victim Services Director Christine Mouton ’98 ’01MS reflects on what it was like to support 9/11 victims and survivors 20 years ago.
Gateway to the Galaxy

Gateway to the Galaxy

Knights are leading the team helping to create NASA’s Gateway — an outpost that will orbit the moon to advance deep space travel, research and habitation.

In This Issue

Summer 2021
Summer 2021

Lasting Legacy In Focus

Lasting Legacy

Derreasha Jones ’21 has left a legacy at UCF by honoring the impact of John T. Washington — one of the university’s first Black faculty members. 
1ON1: Head to Head 1ON1

1ON1: Head to Head

Vice President and Director of Athletics Terry Mohajir and Head Football Coach Gus Malzahn talk about their vision for UCF as the future of college football and university athletics.
Leading by Example

Leading by Example

UCF’s new senior vice president for administration and finance was 34 when he first became a chief financial officer. He’s spent every day since helping others achieve success.
Gateway to the Galaxy Feature

Gateway to the Galaxy

Knights are leading the team helping to create NASA’s Gateway — an outpost that will orbit the moon to advance deep space travel, research and habitation.
A Transformational Investment

A Transformational Investment

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott’s $40 million gift to UCF — the largest in the university’s history — will strengthen proven pathways to opportunity, fueling student success, academic excellence and faculty research for generations.
Gold Standard Artifact

Gold Standard

From trailblazing for women’s soccer to officiating for men’s basketball, Knights reminisce about their Olympic memories.
The Show Goes On In Focus

The Show Goes On

After the pandemic forced the showcase to be cancelled in 2020, UCF Celebrates the Arts returned in 2021 with a lineup of primarily outdoor events.

Events

Mon 27 Sep
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 28 Sep
Arts Exhibit Out of the Vault Exhibition
The Out of the Vault Exhibition presents artworks revived from the UCF Art Gallery’s permanent collection featuring an array of artists, mediums, and styles. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to see artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, John C...
Tue 28 Sep
Career/Jobs Recruitment Tabling - Walt Disney World
The Walt Disney Company will be recruiting in the Rosen College Courtyard on Tuesday, Septmember 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bring your resume, and dress proefessionally or business casual. Get ready to advance your career.