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

Launchpad

Connected Care

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

On Tap

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

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. 
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.
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. 

Events

Thu 09 Dec
Speaker/Lecture/Seminar Marketing for Business Success
A webinar providing an overview of the marketing process for small business, as well as a close look at all elements of a marketing plan. Marketing is the driver of revenue growth and an imperative for small business success. Topics include the tradi...
Thu 09 Dec
Tour/Open House/Information Session Professional MBA Information Session
This virtual admissions event is for the UCF Professional MBA. Meet our MBA admissions staff and learn details about the PMBA including program and location options, schedules, cohort format, curriculum, admission requirements and application process...
Thu 09 Dec
Recreation & Exercise Recharge to Charge On - Yoga for Faculty and Staff
Relax and unwind with UCF faculty and staff during a free lunchtime yoga session, hosted by the Wellness Research Center from noon to 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Education Complex Gym, ED176. The session will be led by Beth Stone, a Yoga A...