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Early Outreach Furthers UCF Downtown’s Commitment to Community

On an October day in 2022, Mindy Mozena, director for Enrollment Services at UCF Downtown, came to work dressed as Pete the Cat. It’s an unusual outfit choice for the professional who is usually wearing a blazer and high heels. But today is the campus’s second Book Character Parade and Mozena is laser focused on…

UCF’s 30 Best Photos of 2022

Here’s a look at some of the most memorable photos of the year. Forward CJ Walker prepares to score in the Addition Financial Arena. UCF defeated Memphis 74-64. Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences Assistant Professor Salvador Almagro-Moreno studies the emergence and evolution of bacterial pathogens. English alum and applied sociology graduate student Shawn Welcome ’17, who is  Orlando’s second poet laureate,…

Seeking Applicants for Associate Provost for UCF Downtown

I am pleased to invite applicants from within UCF for the role of associate provost for UCF Downtown. The associate provost will oversee campus and academic operations, partnerships, initiatives, and community relations for UCF’s urban campus. This dynamic leader will foster a robust academic environment that promotes student success, faculty excellence, innovation, and community engagement.…

UCF Downtown Maker Space Reconfigures Layout to Reopen for Projects

Soon after the Nicholson School of Communication and Media opened a new 3,500-square-foot Games and Interactive Media Maker Space last fall, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and forced the closure of the lab on the UCF Downtown campus. But after a redesign of the floor plan for the laser cutter, 3D printer, recording studio, AR/VR equipment…

UCF Downtown Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Sierra Scott ’20 was one of more than 5,000 students whose academic program transitioned to UCF Downtown when the campus opened Aug. 26, 2019, and the legal studies graduate loved her downtown experience so much, she decided to stick around to pursue her master’s degree in public policy. “The idea that you can walk 15 minutes and be at…

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…

New Legal Studies Certificate to Begin This Fall

Starting this fall, UCF’s new conflict resolution and analysis certificate will provide students with the opportunity to dig deeper into the theories behind conflict and uncover what causes disputes. They’ll also learn the tools needed to resolve conflict at all levels: personal, professional, local, regional, national and global. “Conflict is rampant in society,” says Alisa…