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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…