UCF Around The Web (06/21/2013 Evening)

June 21, 2013 in Around The Web

Theatre UCF's THE FANTASTICKS to Open on 6/27
Broadway World
Theatre UCF opens the classic musical The Fantasticks on Thursday, June 27 at the Main Stage theater on the UCF campus. The Fantasticks is the longest running production of any kind in the history of American theatre. It is an intimate show with an 

Two UCF games confirmed for ESPN
UCFSports.com
TV and kickoff information for UCF's road games in week two and three had already been announced. The road trip to FIU was recently pushed back to Friday, Sept. 6 for an 8 p.m. kickoff on CBS Sports Network. The Penn State game on Saturday, Sept.

UCF President Hitt: Enrollment will grow only slightly in coming years
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
UCF, which has been criticized for its large size and high student-faculty ratio, will see its enrollment grow only slightly over the next few years, President John Hitt told the Board of Governors of the State University System this week. The University of Central 

Football: TV slots set for 3 UCF games
Central Florida Future
A Thursday night home game featuring UCF and Rutgers will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. The game will be broadcast on ESPN. UCF is now guaranteed two appearances on ESPN this season, with the chance to make an additional appearance on Nov.

Portions of UCF TV Schedule Announced
Sports Talk Florida
The American Athletic Conference announced a portion of its kickoff times and televised games for the 2013 football season, including three for the UCF Knights. UCF will kickoff the 2013 season with a 7 p.m. game on Aug. 29 against the University of Akron.

UCF announces kickoff times, TV information for Akron, Louisville, Rutgers games
Orlando Sentinel
The games on ESPN on the road at Louisville and at home against Rutgers are the first announced on the ESPN broadcast platform, however UCF is also scheduled to play USF on Black Friday, Nov. 29, on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC. UCF's game against 

M. Basketball. New Basketball Court Arrives on Campus
UCFAthletics.com 

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UCF’s new basketball court arrived on campus Friday with the fanfare that is usually reserved for former Presidents and other dignitaries…

W. Basketball. New Basketball Court Arrives on Campus
UCFAthletics.com 

Photo Gallery
UCF’s new basketball court arrived on campus Friday with the fanfare that is usually reserved for former Presidents and other dignitaries…

Football. Kickoff Times, TV Information Released For Three Games
UCFAthletics.com 

With Friday’s announcement, the Knights are guaranteed at least two appearances on ESPN this fall…

W. Volleyball. Dagenais’ Mentor Named to AVCA Hall of Fame
UCFAthletics.com 

One of the members of this year’s American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Hall of Fame class has been a huge influence in UCF volleyball coach Todd Dagenais’ life and career. Dagenais served on Charles Erbe’s staff at Michigan State as associate head coach from 1998-2003 with the Spartans competing in the NCAA Tournament each of those five seasons…

Sunshine State second set hoping to garner more attention
Fox News
UCF and USF have had limited success in their respective leagues over the years, the Knights most recently in Conference USA and the Bulls in the Big East, but both are set to embark on a new adventure as they set up shop in the brand new American 

Report: UCF head coach Donnie Jones to receive contract extension
NBCSports.com
Terms have yet to be released, but the move shows the administration's willingness to allow Jones and his staff to lead the UCF program into the American Athletic Conference. The Knights return the majority of their key contributors from last year's 20-win 

Sigma Chi Suspension Reduced, Alpha Epsilon Pi & Lambda Chi Suspension
KnightNews.com
A UCF spokesman has confirmed that the sanctions placed against Sigma Chi have been adjusted and the sanctions for Lambda Chi Alpha and Alpha Epsilon Pi were sustained. Originally, Sigma Chi was found ?in-violation? of hazing, disruptive conduct and 

Sunshine State second set hoping to garner more attention
KNVN
That bias leaves UCF, USF, FIU and Florida Atlantic scrambling for any scraps that fall by the wayside, which isn't a whole lot when you consider the Gators (3), 'Noles (2) and 'Canes (5) have won a combined 10 national titles, all of which have come in the 

UCF extending Donnie Jones should put NCAA troubles in the past
CBSSports.com
I never thought the NCAA violations committed at UCF were that big of a deal relative to some of the other things that go on in high-major basketball recruiting. They certainly didn't compare to what happened at Connecticut under Jim Calhoun. But, either way 

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UCF stands up to bullies at CAIR
BizPac Review
CAIR claims Matusitz's ?Islamophobia? is demonstrated in a YouTube video, which appears to be a classroom lecture but which UCF notes was actually a January ?outside-of-the-classroom presentation.? The professor begins by noting that according to a 

Chabad at UCF takes its 10th trip to Israel through Birthright
Heritage Florida Jewish News
Biannually, Chabad at UCF brings students to Israel on the Taglit ? Birthright Israel: Mayanot program. Every summer and winter break sees hundreds of students travel to Israel with UCF Chabad Rabbi Chaim Lipskier, and this summer marked their 10th trip 

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