UCF Around The Web (07/25/2013 Evening)

July 25, 2013 in Around The Web

Hitt sees more realignment coming
UCFSports.com
The wave of conference realignment appears to have calmed, but UCF president Dr. John Hitt believes more shakeups could still be on the horizon. Speaking at Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting, Hitt discussed their budgetary state of affairs including the 

The epidemic of childhood obesity
Winter Park/Maitland Observer
UCF Forum columnist Dr. Lisa Barkley is the assistant dean for Diversity and Inclusion and an assistant professor of medicine in the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine. She can be reached at Lisa.Barkley@ucf.edu. Please enable JavaScript to 

United Way Campaign Planning Committee
University of Central Florida
Involvement opportunities include committees such as marketing, volunteer and donor appreciation, and major events such as our leadership breakfast, flea market, RunUnited, volunteer events, Halloween 5K, and more. Help UCF make the greatest impact 

UCF trustees chairman will not be reappointed by Gov. Scott
Orlando Sentinel
Dan Holsenbeck, UCF's vice president of university relations, said Grindstaff gave him the news earlier this week. University officials still do not know, though, who will replace Grindstaff, Holsenbeck said. They also do not know when Scott will announce the 

UCF earns C-USA Sport Academic Award for record-high team GPA
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
The Knights earned the C-USA Sport Academic Award for a second straight season, finishing 2012-13 with the highest team grade point average in the league. UCF's 3.024 team GPA was the first time in C-USA history that a football program finished with a 

Bay News 9

High GPA's lead to academic awards for UCF football team
Bay News 9
UCF football exited Conference USA in impressive fashion, both on and off the field. On Thursday, the Knights earned the C-USA Sport Academic Award for the second straight season, finishing 2012-13 with the highest team grade-point average of all 12 

Football. Seats for the Countdown to Kickoff Luncheon Aug. 15 Going Fast
UCFAthletics.com 

The 2013 Countdown to Kickoff Luncheon presented by Bright House Networks is close to being sold out, so fans should book their reservations soon in order to guarantee their seats Aug. 15 at CFE Arena (former UCF Arena)…

Football. Join UCF PA Voice Kohler at the College Football Preview in Stuart July 27
UCFAthletics.com 

For the third consecutive year, UCF public address announcer Erik Kohler will represent the Black and Gold in the annual College Football Preview July 27 at the Lyric Theater in downtown Stuart. The event is put on by the Kiwanis Club of Stuart, and will begin with an auction at 5:30 p.m…

Football. New Oakland Raider Murray Getting Ready for the 2013 NFL Season
UCFAthletics.com 

One of UCF‘s all-time great running backs, Latavius Murray returned to campus this summer to continue his training for his upcoming rookie season in the NFL. In April, the New York native was selected in the sixth round by the Oakland Raiders, and has already received a taste of the NFL experience…

Alumni bring flavor to downtown party scene
Central Florida Future
UCF alumni Brandon Geers, Logan Berkowitz and Carey Sobel stand behind the bar of The Basement, which each co-own. A friendly competition between two die-hard sports fans has evolved into downtown Orlando's newest eatery. Former Knights Carey 

2013 UCF Football TV Schedule Released
KnightNews.com
The Knights will be getting more exposure than ever this season as they enter the American Athletic Conference. ?Inside UCF Football? and ?UCF Sports Today with George O'Leary? will both be airing on Sundays during the season aside from the two bye 

Lower conference payment, ticket sales require UCF to make adjustments
Central Florida Future
UCF Chief Financial Officer William Merck said several factors have resulted in lower-than-expected athletic revenues, all of which are conference related. UCF expected a higher annual conference payout when it originally intended to join the Big East.

2013 UCF Football TV Schedule Released
knightnews.com 
The Knights will be getting more exposure than ever this season as they enter the American Athletic Conference. “Inside UCF Football” and “UCF Sports Today with George O’Leary” will both be airing on Sundays during the season aside from the two bye weeks on?Sept. 22 and…

UCF tuition will increase 1.7 percent starting this fall
Orlando Sentinel
UCF's undergraduate tuition will increase 1.7 percent for the 2013-14 school year. That rise adds $52.50 to the cost of going to college for a Florida student taking 30 credit hours during the academic year. Tuition for Florida residents will increase from 

Culpepper's Restaurant Coming to UCF this Fall
KnightNews.com
Culpepper's is planned to be opened where the Ichiban Hibachi Buffet was located on University boulevard. The restaurant, which shares the same name as ex-star UCF quarterback Daunte Culpepper, is aiming to bring tradition and an upscale sports dining 

Culpepper?s Restaurant Coming to UCF this Fall
knightnews.com 
A new upscale sports dining experience is coming to UCF. Culpepper’s is planned to be opened where the?Ichiban Hibachi Buffet was located on University boulevard. The restaurant, which shares the same name as ex-star UCF quarterback Daunte Culpepper, is aiming to bring tradition and an upscale…

Deadline: OUR Grant
University of Central Florida
The UCF Undergraduate Research Grant encourages undergraduate students from all disciplines to participate in independent research and creative projects in collaboration with UCF faculty. Students can apply for grants up to $500 to support their research 

UCF economic report says Jacksonville will grow
Business Journal
Bruce Crippen. UCF's Institute of Economic Competitiveness said Jacksonville's fastest growing industry will be construction and mining, with an average annual growth rate of 9.4 percent. Brittany Ann Morrisey: Editorial Intern- Jacksonville Business Journal 

UCF Track & Field Earns Scholar Team Of The Year
Sports Talk Florida
For the first time in program history, the UCF track and field team earned the high honor of USTFCCCA Scholar Team of the Year for the outdoor season. Among 187 women's programs that demonstrated excellence both academically and athletically to earn 

AAC Media Days from…Rhode Island
UCFSports.com Fan Forum - akhenaten – July 25, 2013, 10:38 am

Why does this conference continue to make stupid decisions?  Why are the media days in Rhode Island?  Yes I know that's where the Big East offices were, but last…
Why does this conference continue to make stupid decisions?  Why are the media days in Rhode Island?  Yes I know that's where the Big East offices were, but last

Former UCF RB Murray Getting Ready For NFL Season
Sports Talk Florida
One of UCF's all-time great running backs, Latavius Murray returned to campus this summer to continue his training for his upcoming rookie season in the NFL. In April, the New York native was selected in the sixth round by the Oakland Raiders, and has 

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