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

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.  
Launchpad

Connected Care

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

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. 
Feature

On Tap

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

House Call

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

Events

Wed 26 Jan
Social Event Chillin' with Chipper
This is your opportunity to meet UCFPD's therapy dog, Chipper!  Chipper will be walking around the Market Day tables outside of the Student Union so you can meet him and chat with our Community Partnerships officers about what resources and serv...
Wed 26 Jan
Workshop/Conference Exploring a Career in the Helping Profession
Join two CAPS therapists as we share our journeys with selecting a career in the helping profession. Learn tips and strategies for selecting a major, graduate program, or mentor, and learn about the challenges we overcame. Feel free to ask questions ...
Wed 26 Jan
Workshop/Conference Freshman Edition: Build Winning Resumes
Freshman, how do you craft a winning resume as you begin your academic career? This workshop for freshman students highlights how to incorporate and plan for collegiate co-curricular experiences on a resume. This session is not available for GEB poi...