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Graduation is a milestone in a student’s life. It’s a time for graduates to reflect on their hard work and be recognized for their achievements. But this semester’s graduation ceremony isn’t going to look the same, due to COVID-19. In compliance with the State University System of Florida’s directions, the University of Central Florida is rescheduling all spring 2020 graduation ceremonies. UCF said on its website that it will host a virtual commencement. This means students will have to reevaluate their plans for celebrating graduation. Many students have taken to social media to express their disappointment. UCF senior and mathematics major Jay Nulph said an online ceremony would feel cheap. “I’m quite upset,” he said. “I was actually really …
The University of Central Florida has had another shake-up in administration. UCF Provost Elizabeth Dooley is officially stepping down from her role today.
The Orlando Sentinel’s Central Floridian of the year is Reverend Mary Lee Downey. For nearly a decade she’s been fighting poverty and homelessness in Osceola County with her non-profit, the Community Hope Center. Downey highlights the biggest challenges ahead in the struggle against homelessness, and how she’s working with different parts of the community to tackle the housing crisis.
The onePULSE Foundation is calling for public opinion on proposed designs for a memorial at the site of the 2016 Pulse nightclub mass shooting.
Journalist Renata Sago teamed up with her mother, Kanika, for her latest project Black Mary: An Homage to Black Feminine Magic. This exhibit re-imagines Mary Poppins as a modern day black woman invoking joy and power in marginalized communities across the United States.
Talbert Gray broke barriers in 1969 as the first black newsperson on a commercial TV station in Florida. As a journalist he overcame discrimination to reach new heights and pave the way for young minorities to do the same.
Coronavirus is sending shockwaves throughout the global economy, amid fears of a potential pandemic if the outbreak cannot be contained. The impact of COVID-19 can be seen at the huge Global Pet Expo which is hosted in Orlando from Wednesday to Friday.