On Campus – Spring 2017

From Spirit Splash and Homecoming to basketball games and Rent-a-Pup, the UCF campus was the place to be.
Spirit Splash
October 14 – Students clamber for 2016’s collectible rubber duck, the signature souvenir tossed to participants during Spirit Splash. The popular Homecoming tradition allows Knights to charge into the Reflecting Pond for a wet and wild pep rally.
Knights Got Talent
October 12 – Student Linda Solange won first place and fan favorite at Knights Got Talent for her rendition of Beyoncé’s “Listen.”
UCF homecoming King and Queen
October 15 – Kevin Louidor and Sabrina Jérôme were crowned UCF’s first black Homecoming queen and king. 
On the Rise
November 17 – Center Tacko Fall went for the slam dunk in the season opener against Mississippi State, as the Knights took home their first win with Johnny Dawkins as head coach.
UCF Women’s Basketball
January 1 – The Knights took on the No. 1 University of Connecticut Huskies at the CFE Arena.
Mentoring Celebration
January 30 – BET News correspondent and CNN political commentator Marc Lamont Hill was the keynote speaker at the 23rd annual Joseph C. Andrews Mentoring Celebration.
Memory Mall Chalk Art Festival
February 1 – Students covered the sidewalks near Memory Mall with colorful self-expressions during this year’s Chalk Art Festival.
Memory Mall Hammock
February 1 – A student kicked off his shoes and relaxed in a hammock on Memory Mall.
Knights Plaza
February 9 – As part of a recent renovation, Knights Plaza now features a large Pegasus and a shaded seating area.
Rent-A-Pup
February 9 – As part of Rent-A-Pup, students borrowed shelter dogs from Pet Rescue by Judy for an afternoon, giving the pups a chance to get out of their kennels.