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• A $2.2 million award from the U.S. Department of Education will help first-generation and low-income students at the University of Central Florida prepare become future doctors and engineers. Read More »
• The University of Central Florida has been awarded more than $1 million in grant money in support of local entrepreneurs.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker made the announcement Monday at UCF. She says the university’s support of entrepreneurs is especially innovative. Read More »
• John Morgan is calling on college students to vote for medical marijuana. The “For the People” attorney was at the University of Central Florida on Monday as part of his campaign for Amendment 2, which would legalize marijuana as a medical remedy. Read More »
• Julia Pierson’s resignation as director of the secret service saves President Barack Obama the embarrassment of having to take action. That’s according to Stetson University political science professor T. Wayne Bailey. Read More »
• The University of Central Florida plans to expand in downtown Orlando. President John Hitt announced Tuesday the university will partner with Valencia College on a downtown campus that will educate up to 10,000 students. Hitt says the goal is to expose students to downtown work opportunities and also enhance education in low-income Parramore. He says the idea is modeled after Arizona State University’s downtown campus, which has about 11,000 students. “They’ll tell you it’s the best thing they ever did. That it had more of an economic and social impact than the Major League Baseball stadium they put downtown or the NBA arena.” The UCF campus would be located in the Creative Village, a development planned for the site of … Read More »