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Student Development and Enrollment Services

UCF’s Housing and Residence Life COVID-19 Safety Measures for Spring 2021

With Spring 2021 classes beginning Jan. 11, UCF Housing and Residence Life, student residents, and other university departments all play important roles in promoting good health and well-being on campus, while helping to mitigate risks related to the coronavirus. Throughout the semester, UCF will collaborate with Orange County health experts and epidemiologists to update its response…

Range to Retire after 46 Years in Education

A.J. Range, UCF’s assistant vice president of Student Development and Enrollment Services, will retire Dec. 11 after a 46-year career in education, the past 26 at the university. In his current position, he works closely with Neighborhood Relations and Safety Education and the Office of Student Legal Services, but through his career he has served…

UCF VP for SDES Maribeth Ehasz to Retire in Early 2021

After 46 years of serving students, including 16 in her current role as UCF’s vice president for Student Development and Enrollment Services, Maribeth Ehasz announced she will retire in February. Ehasz likes to say, “The students who come to UCF are not the same students who graduate from UCF.” Since joining the university in 1994,…

Juneteenth: A Time to Celebrate as One Nation United

“Freedom Quilt” was made by quilter Jessie Bell Williams Telfair in the mid-1970s as a reminder of the guarantee for all American citizens and her personal experience of registering to vote, and being fired for doing so, during the Civil Rights Era. (Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture) As a curriculum theory…

Finding Peace During the Pandemic

While the most immediate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are on those afflicted with the virus, there can also be effects to the mental health of anyone during this stressful time. In times of crisis, caring for others is often emphasized, but that starts with taking care of yourself. To ensure you’re able to do…

UCF Creative School for Children a Food Distribution Site for Those in Need

In partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, the UCF Creative School for Children is distributing food for free to local in-need families during the coronavirus pandemic. For as long as schools remain closed, the Creative School for Children will distribute meals and snacks, as available, each weekday from 11 a.m. to noon…

UCF’s Collegiate Male Institute Earns National Excellence Award

Collegiate Male Institute, the UCF Male Success Initiative, was selected as the 2019–2020 NASPA Excellence Bronze Award Winner for Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice, and Related Programs. NASPA is the professional home for student affairs administrators in higher education. Wayne Jackson, Director of Multicultural Academic and Support Services (MASS) explains, “This is quite an honor and…