| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
UCF President John Hitt praised and celebrated the university's accomplishments over the past five decades during a State of the University breakfast this morning.
He also unveiled a special edition Coca-Cola that will be available to those who attend...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:57 AM
It never has been easy to define jazz, but the task won't be any simpler at this weekend's UCF Orlando Jazz Festival, which aims to introduce music fans to the scope of the genre's influences.
At concerts Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, at the...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Kaylyn Martin and her best friend had rented movies in the University of Central Florida library and grabbed a bite to eat when — as they were walking through a campus parking garage — a black car with its headlights off came screeching toward...
| May 14, 2013
On Friday, 36 students from the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine's charter class will graduate.
All had full scholarships funded by local businesses, foundations and individuals. This outstanding accomplishment was the brainchild of...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:39 AM
Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did?
If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
| May 15, 2013
| 8:43 PM
The tumblers and aerialists fly high in Cirque du Soleil's touring show "Quidam," stopping through the weekend at the UCF Arena. So does the imagination, which soars in this thrilling show through costumes, imagery, light and sound.
Cirque du Soleil...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Here's the list for this weekend and next week of totally free events and other stuff to do in the area. You're sure to find something that suits you!
SPACE COAST WATERFEST: with music, children’s activities and environmental vendors:...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:39 AM
The "community school" at Evans High in Pine Hills has secured nearly $1 million for a new on-campus medical and dental clinic, officials said.
The clinic, dubbed a "wellness cottage," has been in the works since a coalition of educators and advocacy...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Looking for something to do this weekend that won't cost a dime? Check out these events and attractions:
Today only: FREE Orange chicken at Panda Express 9 p.m. to close. Get the coupon and more details here.
Today only: FREE...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:46 AM
UCF, which has been criticized for its large size and high student-faculty ratio, will see its enrollment grow only slightly over the next few years, President John Hitt told the Board of Governors of the State University System this week.
| May 2, 2013
| 2:30 PM
To the roar of cheering graduates, former president Bill Clinton received on honorary doctorate degree from University of Central Florida president Dr. John Hitt during the commencement ceremony for the College of Health and Public Affairs and the College...
| May 4, 2013
| 7:15 PM
It is their way of remembering, of keeping their son's legacy alive.
In what has become an annual rite of spring, Buzz and Madeline Smith made their way to the guidance office of Taravella High in Coral Springs last month. For a few hours, they...