Five Things Alumni Need to Know this Week – Sept. 17, 2018

FIEA Alumnus Wins Emmy For VR Story
UCF grad Jeremiah Graves poses with the Emmy he won for ASTEROIDS!

1.And the Emmy goes to…Jeremiah Graves ’12MS! This FIEA alumnus won a Daytime Emmy for ASTEROIDS!, an interactive short story starring two bumbling aliens.

2. Speaking of FIEA, you’ve got to see how alumna Karen McCarthy ’13MS  is changing the game through her work at EA SPORTS. From meeting some of the world’s greatest athletes to getting more female characters into games, she’s making the video game world her own.

3. At this very moment, the latest issue of Pegasus is on its way to your mailbox! While you wait for your copy, get a head start with the online version.

4. Is This Really A Thing? If you find yourself asking this question about some of today’s biggest trends, you’ll love this new podcast by Paul Jarley, dean of the UCF College of Business. With the help of local experts, enthusiasts and all-around interesting people (like AD Danny White, Richard Lapchick, Ben Noel, Sean Snaith to name a few), Dean Jarley decides whether up-and-coming concepts and ideas have the potential to reshape the business landscape.

5. We’d like to take a moment to let our Knights in the Carolinas know we’re thinking of you. We hope you’ve remained safe and are headed back to normalcy soon.

Five Things Alumni Need to Know—March 14, 2016

UCF College of Business Hall of Fame 2016

Here are five things you should know this week:

  1. On Feb, 25, the UCF College of Business inducted three alumni into the Hall of Fame. Carrie Callahan, ’92, Carrie Hall, ’86 and Larry Tobin, ’83 were celebrated along with seven other alumni who were recognized for entrepreneurial career success. PHOTOS
  2. On March 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a Refugee Simulation Camp on Memory Mall will give people a small taste of what it means to face such dire circumstances
  3. UCF Emeritus Professor of Art, Steve Lotz will showcase his personal exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art through June 5.
  4. The UCF College of Nursing Alumni Reunion registration deadline is approaching! RSVP by March 18.
  5. UCF Vice President and Director of Athletics Danny White announced Thursday night that head men’s basketball coach Donnie Jones has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.