International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that encourages universities to celebrate the culture of their students, share their experiences, and engage in activities to boost a greater global environment. This year, International Education Week (IEW) started on November 12th and ended on... Continue reading International Education Week 2018!
On Monday, November 5th, 2018 Global UCF hosted "Breakfast with the President." 16 outstanding Global UCF students attended to have breakfast with President Dale and his wife, Mary Whittaker. The cohorts in attendance comprised of all majors, classes, and a diverse representation of countries around the world. The event took place in our lounge area... Continue reading Global UCF Hosts Breakfast with President Dale Whittaker
Global UCF’s Global Ambassador Program (GAP) is a voluntary leadership position open to current Global UCF students. GAP allows our students to work with their fellow peers to create meaningful and impactful cultural and social programs for the semester. During the Spring 2018 semester, these students planned the 1st Global UCF International Food Festival. This... Continue reading Did you get a taste of the world?
The University of Central Florida hosts its semi-annual Career Expo during the fall and spring semesters. Students and alumni get the opportunity to talk to over 250 local, national, and international companies and recruiters in hopes of landing a job or internship. This event is also a great way for students to expand their professional... Continue reading Your Pre-Career Expo Checklist
We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the newest addition to our team, Darald Stubbs, as Global UCF’s Student Services Director. Stubbs brings a wealth of experience in higher education to the Global UCF team, having had roles such as Director of Student Life and Director of the Recreational and Wellness Center at the University... Continue reading Global UCF adds new Student Services Director to its team
During the Fall 2017 semester, Global UCF introduced a new series of events for Global UCF staff, students, and alumni. These events were called Fishbowl Fridays and were held in the Global Commons area, which is also referred to as the fishbowl. Our Fishbowl Friday events brought students together and helped them engage with staff... Continue reading Fall 2017 Fishbowl Friday RECAP!
Every year, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education pair together to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide in a week-long event known as International Education Week (IEW). UCF, along with many other schools across the nation, follows this initiative closely and holds several events, discussions, panels, and... Continue reading International Education Week 2017!
The University of Central Florida hosts a semi-annual Career Expo in the Fall and Spring every year. In the Spring 2017 semester, UCF welcomed 240 employers to the Career Expo, and this Fall 2017 that number increased to 250 employers including Facebook, Darden Restaurants, PepsiCo, and many more local, national and international companies. For a full... Continue reading UCF 2017 Fall Career Expo Recap!
Chinese New Year is upon us! Also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival and celebrated in many countries, this Chinese festival is celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. The New Year usually falls on the new moon between the 21st of January and the 20th of February. This year... Continue reading It’s The Year of the Rooster!