Archive for January, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, Tina Rosenberg, to speak Feb. 2nd

Posted on January 27th, 2012

Rosenberg will give a presentation entitled “How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World”. The event, organized by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, is part of the 2011-2012 themes of “People Power, Politics and Global Change” and “Covering Crises from the Frontlines.”Rosenberg is the author of “Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World.” […]

Brother to Brother Round Table- February 29

Posted on January 27th, 2012

The mission of the B2B program is to provide academic, career, and leadership assessment (development), social and financial support to undergraduate Multicultural First Generation male students at the University of Central Florida. Multicultural Student Center Coordinator Nelson Santiago will facilitate the discussion of this session. Wednesday, February 29th 6:00 pm Student Union, Cape Florida, Room […]

Amitabh Pal, Author of “Islam Means Peace”, Visits UCF- February 23

Posted on January 27th, 2012

Amitabh Pal, the Managing Editor of “The Progressive” and author of the new book, “Islam Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Today,” will visit UCF to discuss his book. Thursday, February 23rd 3:00 pm Student Union, Garden Key Room, 221

U.S. Engagement with Muslims Around the World- February 2

Posted on January 27th, 2012

Farah Pandith, the U.S. Department of State’s Special Representative to Muslim Communities, will be at UCF to discuss her efforts to reach out to Muslim communities here and abroad. Thursday, February 2nd 10:00 am Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Study Abroad Basics Presentation

Posted on January 23rd, 2012

Intersted in Study Abroad? Want to know the difference between short-term programs and exchanges? Not sure where to start? This is the place. Come by for a 30 minute presentation on all the important information to get you started as you think about including an international experience in your academic career. Host: UCF Department of […]

Application Deadline for Summer 2012 Study Abroad Programs Approaching

Posted on January 23rd, 2012

February 15th is the application deadline for UCF short-term study abroad programs taking place during summer 2012. In summer 2012 UCF is offering 30 short-term programs taking place in 20 countries/ nations. Once interested students have identified a program that will help them meet their academic, professional and/or life goals they should complete the online […]

New, Online UCF International Hub Up and Running

Posted on January 23rd, 2012

A mixing pot of sorts, UCF’s International Hub brings together in one place all of the offices, resources, news and events that promote the internationalization efforts at UCF. You’ll find direct links to offices like the Center for Multilingual Multicultural Studies, faculty research, International Education Week and upcoming events. The Hub’s new, easier to use […]

The Office of International Studies has Traveled to their New Location

Posted on January 23rd, 2012

Millican Hall, room 107 is now home to The Office of International Studies whose mission is to promote, support, facilitate, and implement activities that lead to the internationalization of education and research at UCF. Having moved from their long-time home on Research Parkway this office which oversees the implementation of UCF Study Abroad programs is […]