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Classes to Take at UCF for Learning More about Social Justice

As protests and demonstrations spread around the country in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, UCF students have the opportunity to enroll in a variety of courses that can help them better understand the calls for equality, reform and justice. These 13 courses are a sampling of what is offered at UCF this fall…

UCF Launches 11 New Graduate Certificates and Tracks in Response to COVID-19

The University of Central Florida has launched 11 new graduate programs in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs, which begin in the Fall 2020 semester, offer candidates a short series of courses that were specifically woven together to provide useful tools when facing COVID-19 related-challenges. The certificates, tracks and special topics courses cover…

UCF College of Business Moves Executive and Professional Graduate Programs to Downtown Campus

Starting Fall 2020, UCF’s College of Business’ seven executive and professional graduate programs will be permanently located at UCF Downtown. The new campus offers a 21st Century learning environment including innovative technology and additional student amenities. The 15-acre campus is within walking distance to Orlando’s central business district providing students with easy access to job opportunities,…

A New Home for Our Graduate Programs

The Professional Master of Science in Management Human Resources Class of 2021 poses for their first photo as a cohort. It is with great pleasure to announce that the UCF College of Business’ executive and professional graduate programs will be permanently located at UCF Downtown starting Fall 2020. UCF Downtown offers a 21st Century learning environment including…

Knights on the Rise

The Lupfer Atrium at UCF’s College of Business remains empty despite summer enrollment being up from last year. Students, such as integrated business major Adrian Guerra, are taking advantage of remote learning to stay on track. Adrian Guerra is cleaning his apartment before heading in for his 3 to 10 p.m. shift as a customer…

UCF Entrepreneurship Graduates Earn $5,000 to Launch New Businesses

The FLUIX liquid-cooled PC case (pictured) makes state-of-the-art cooling technology more accessible to PC gaming enthusiasts without a steep learning curve. Ideas for liquid cooling tech for PC gamers and a socially responsible real estate investment company helped two UCF alumni earn grant funding and the opportunity to workshop their startups in an eight-week entrepreneurship…

Student Spotlight – Saxsen Norton

Our Student Spotlight in the UCF College of Business Graduate Programs is Saxsen Norton.  Saxsen will be starting her last semester in her graduate program this summer and will be graduating in August.  She will be earning a Master of Science in Management-Integrated Business with a concentration in Human Resources.  Saxsen already has an undergraduate degree from…

Student Spotlight – Jessica Gelband

This month’s Student Spotlight in the UCF College of Business Graduate Programs is Jessica Gelband.  She will be starting her last semester in her graduate program this summer and will be graduating in August.  She will be earning a Master of Science in Management-Integrated Business.  Jessica has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from James Madison University. After…

Knight Nation Celebrates the UCF Business Class of 2020

While Spring 2020 graduates of the UCF College of Business did not get to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 2, Knight Nation and its community of alumni, faculty, staff, friends and partners helped us Lead the Charge! to welcome graduates to the UCF Alumni family. Your pieces of advice, words of encouragement and heartfelt congratulations…

Plan to Redevelop Fashion Square Mall Wins UCF Real Estate Case Competition

An idea to transform the Orlando Fashion Square Mall into a “lifestyle center” earned first place at the UCF Real Estate Case Competition on April 15. Students Brian Cochrane, Alex Eastwood, Michael McLamb, Amanda Schmidt and Michael Wensinger won the judges’ favor with their comprehensive plan to create a mixed-use development to replace the aging…

Get to the One: LinkedIn 101

You’ve made an account on Knightline. You’re refreshing the page on Handshake. You’re talking with Career Services or the Office of Professional Development every other day. You’re on the hunt to Get to the One! One great way to help differentiate yourself from the competition is to make a stellar LinkedIn profile. Lucky for you, we’re…

Marketing Student, Business Faculty Honored at Founders’ Day

With an impressive track record of involvement with UCF and the College of Business, marketing student Marisa McCarty received the Student Founders’ Award as the university celebrated Founders’ Day on April 1. McCarty is a member of the Professional Selling Program, President’s Leadership Council and a College of Business Student Ambassador. She makes it her mission…

COVID-19 Uncertainty Could Hurt Job Performance, UCF Study Shows

More employees are working from home due to COVID-19, and the disruption in workflow could prove detrimental to job performance, according to a UCF study. The abrupt shift to remote work poses new challenges, such as juggling tasks and mastering new technologies. New research suggests these challenges may hurt employee performance when experienced inconsistently. If…

Get to the One: 4 Resume Keys to Success

When you attend a business school with over 8,000 students, you’re bound to face some competition when applying for a company position. Whether you’re meeting a recruiter at the Invitational or submitting your application online, you want to make sure that your resume stands out to employers so that you can differentiate yourself from other…

Get to the One: Following Up with Employers, The Dos and Don’ts

You submitted your resume. You nailed the phone interview. You just finished the in-person interview. You’re waiting for a response back from the employer but have heard nothing so far. Now what? Well, now is the ideal time to follow up with the interviewer! Whether you submitted your resume online or on Knightline, met an employer…

UCF College of Business Offers Remote Career Coaching, Advising During University Closure

While students, faculty and most staff are away from campus, the Office of Professional Development at UCF College of Business continues to offer academic advising, career coaching and other essential services to students through virtual means. Business students seeking advice related to schedule planning, graduation, internships, job interview tactics, resume reviews or other career-related questions can email…

Sport Business Club Shapes National Champions

When students are looking to expand their knowledge on the role that business plays in the sports world, they turn to UCF’s Sport Business Club. This collegiate organization is dedicated to enriching the student experience by providing learning and networking opportunities with professionals in the sports business industry. Learn more about how the Sport Business…