On Campus – Summer 2016

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March 15Bill Nye the Science Guy spoke on campus about scientific discovery and environmental sustainability, encouraging students to change the world.
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March 16 – Ten-year-old Julianna Linton practiced with the cheerleading team, which presented her with a new 3-D printed bionic arm from Limbitless Solutions.
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April 3 – Participants at this year’s Knight-Thon raised $1,001,678.20 for Children’s Miracle Network, making UCF the eighth institution out of 350 to reach the $1 million milestone.
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April 15Electrical engineering student Joe Sleppy’s Capacitech Energy won the UCF Joust New Venture Competition for developing technology that reduces battery size.
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April 16 – This year’s spring football game provided fans with a first look at the Knights as led by new head football coach Scott Frost.
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April 21 – The UCF community gathered around the Reflecting Pond for Symphony Under the Stars, a UCF tradition for more than 25 years.
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April 27 – Sophomore Spencer Shack caught some air between classes.
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May 5-7 – Nearly 8,000 students graduated during the Spring 2016 commencement ceremonies, bringing the total number of degrees awarded to 294,345 since classes started in 1968.