Elementary students to receive support through spring reading clinic

The College of Education and Human Performance will continue to offer reading clinics for elementary school children next semester. Classes begin Feb. 2 through April 27 and will be held at the University of Central Florida’s Teaching Academy on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. The cost of enrollment is $75 per student. No refunds…

SARC’s 8th annual Study Union event to help prepare students for finals

Starting Dec. 3, the Student Union will be transformed into a “Study Union”, where students can come prepare and relax before final exams. The SARC heads the process each academic year in collaboration with the SGA, OSI, Knights helping Knights Pantry, UCF Foundation Parent and Family Fund, the UCF Police and the Recreation and Wellness…

SARC has an ACE up their sleeve

A program within the Student Academic Resource Center is offering students guidance to success with the help of student academic coaches. SARC’s newest program, the Academic Coaching and Engagement program was piloted in the fall of 2014 by Mark Gumble, assistant vice president of Student Development and Enrollment Services. “The program is aimed to provide…

UCF library to receive automated retrieval center

The John C. Hitt Library, the very first building at the University of Central Florida, is undergoing a major renovation over the course of the next five years. Students may have noticed the ongoing construction that is taking place on the north side of the library facing the Student Union. Construction began August of this…

UCF admission harder for incoming first-year freshmen

The University of Central Florida isn’t the easiest school in the state to attend, at least for first-time, first-year students. In a population of nearly 64,000 students in attendance, both admitted straight out of high school or transferred from a community college, UCF bodes a competitive academic environment for those seeking admission. “We typically do…

SGA is inviting students for tea

Next week, Student Government Association is inviting students to relax with a cup of tea.The event will be located in the Student Union Atrium from noon to 2 p.m. on Nov. 29 and 30. Last year, SGA held the event under the former health and sustainability coordinator and was extremely successful, handing out over 200…

UCF community invited to celebrate President Hitt’s 25th anniversary

There will be a tribute event to honor the University of Central Florida’s President John C. Hitt celebrating his 25 year anniversary with the university Wednesday. The campus community is invited to participate in the milestone event, held in the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m….

Additional warrant filed for student facing video voyeurism charge

An additional arrest warrant was signed Tuesday in regards to University of Central Florida student Shaun Anthony Ragasa, 19, who was arrested Sunday on video voyeurism charges, according to the UCF Police Department. The initial voyeurism incident occurred Jan. 18 in a men’s restroom located in the Student Union. Using video surveillance, police were able…

6 months later, Orlando’s pulse is still strong

Early Monday morning, friends, family and survivors gathered outside the Pulse nightclub to remember the 49 victims who were killed six months ago during the greatest mass shooting in U.S history. A moment of silence was held at exactly 2:02 a.m. on the six-month anniversary, the same time gunman Omar Mateen began shooting inside the…