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  • Ex-UCF student body president joins race for House District 49

     
    Republican Marco Pena, a former University of Central Florida student-body president, filed papers this week to run in an Orange County House district. Pena will run in District 49, which Democrats also have targeted as a possible pick-up seat in the...
  • UCF approves “alcohol emergency” policy for students

     
    The University of Central Florida has approved a policy designed to encourage students to come forward and report emergencies related to alcohol consumption. Student-government leaders had pushed for an “alcohol emergency” plan for years. They...
  • Two UCF, Rollins professors among nation’s Top 300

     
    Rollins College Professor Rick Bommelje Steve Lytle, a professor at the University of Central Florida, and Rick Bommelje, who teaches at Rollins College, have been selected as two of the nation's Top 300 best college professors. The two men are featured...
  • Youth Sports Festival teams kids with UCF athletes and coaches

     
     The University of Central Florida’s Youth Sports Festival returns Saturday, April 14, offering opportunities for elementary school students in grades K-5 to participate in clinics led by UCF athletes and coaches.  The event,...
  • Who else stuck working in Orange NBA All-Star game box suite?

     
    Putting public service over a Sunday night at home, Orange County commissioners are attending the NBA All-Star game this weekend in the county's public-owned box suite at the Amway Center. The official reason: to woo business types and drum up...
  • UCF considers small increases to parking, housing fees

     
    University of Central Florida trustees are slated to vote this afternoon on several small fee increases — including increases to housing and parking fees. The new costs would take effect next school year. Housing fees would rise an average of 2...
  • Class of Chinese students visits Union Park Elementary

     
    Forty students visiting from China spent the day at Union Park Elementary in Orange County on Wednesday, visiting the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes. The visiting students, from Chongqing Bashu Primary School, put on a show for their hosts by singing,...
  • UCF approves small increases in parking, housing fees

     
    University of Central Florida trustees have approved several small fee increases — including increases to housing and parking fees. The new costs will take effect next school year. Housing fees will rise an average of 2 percent for all nine-month...
  • UCF takes over museum

     
    The University of Central Florida has agreed to lease the Seminole school district's Student Museum in Sanford and plans to give the 110 year old Sanford Grammar School where it is located a new lease on life. Under terms of the agreement approved by...
  • Florida universities could lose $300 million next school year

     
    Public universities in Florida would lose $300 million next school year under the state budget plan the House and Senate are expected to vote on this week. Although the legislative proposal calls for no tuition increase, most  schools likely will seek a...
  • (Electronically) thumbing through Florida’s $70 billion budget …

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A final $70 billion budget landed (electronically) on the desks of Florida lawmakers at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday – starting the 72-hour “cooling off” period before a final vote and clearing the way for the Legislature to...
  • Seminole State graduates largest class

     
    Seminole State College graduated its largest class on Friday, awarding more than 1,600 associate degrees and program certificates during a commencement ceremony.  John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, was the keynote speaker. During...