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University of Central Florida

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  • Report: UCF, FSU among “least rigorous” universities

     
    Several public universities in Florida – including the University of Central Florida – have been named among the nation's “least rigorous” schools in a ranking released this week by Newsweek and the Daily Beast. Five state...
  • Old Sanford school gets new life as UCF history center

     
    The old Sanford Grammar School is taking on a new life as the University of Central Florida's first Public History Center. The old school built in 1902 and on the National Register of Historic Places will be a focal point for both students and the...
  • Seminole State freezes tuition for 2012-13

     
    Seminole State College has decided to freeze tuition and fees for the 2012-13 school year. College trustees today approved a $79 million budget that calls for maintaining tuition at $104.38 per credit hour for Florida residents. Students will pay $3,131...
  • Wasserman Schultz helped lead UCF rally over student loan interest

     
    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz helped lead a rally against rising student loan interest rates at the University of Central Florida this afternoon.       She and students from UCF and Rollins College gathered in the...
  • FL universities continue to make case for tuition hikes

     
    Florida's public universities are continuing today to make their cases for why they think the Board of Governors of the State University System should approve their tuition increases this week. Most, including the University of Central Florida, are asking...
  • Let us wish Pell Grants a happy anniversary!

     
    Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pell Grant Program, and students have a reason to celebrate. Pell Grants have helped countless students from low- and middle-class families to pay for a part of their college tuition. Currently, 565,000 Florida...
  • UCF board votes to buy Channel 24’s license

     
    The University of Central Florida is one step closer to gaining the license for television's Channel 24 from WMFE. The UCF Board of Trustees on Monday approved the license purchase for $3.3 million. The last step in the process: The Federal Communications...
  • Gov. Scott urges university system leaders to keep college affordable

     
    Gov. Rick Scott urged university system leaders to keep college affordable during a luncheon held today to kick off a three-day series of meetings during which officials will discuss raising tuition at Florida's public universities. During his brief...
  • Seminole honors Rookie Teachers of the Year

     
    The first year of teaching can be trying for newcomers to the field. They may know their subjects, but dealing with kids in the classroom each day is a whole lot different from studying education in college.  But three new teachers in Seminole  County...
  • Robinson endorses effort to give A-to-F grades to teacher ed programs

     
     Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson this morning gave thumbs up to the effort to grade the nation's teacher ed programs A to F. Four other state education chiefs also announced support for the controversial effort — meant to improve the...
  • WMFE to sell Channel 24 license, equipment to UCF

     
    Public broadcaster WMFE said Thursday that it plans to sell its license for TV station Channel 24 to the University of Central Florida for $3.3 million. The deal must be approved by UCF’s Board of Trustees, which will vote on the sale Monday....
  • Photos: First Lady drops in at YMCA, rallies at UCF

     
    Team Obama returned to Orlando, Tuesday, with First Lady Michelle Obama making a surprise visit to the Blanchard Park YMCA, where she exercised and played games with students. She then moved onto the University of Central Florida to rally about 2,500...