When people think of the UCF Student Government Association, the three main branches – executive, legislative and judicial – probably come to mind, but what many students don’t know is that the Election Commission oversees a significant component of SGA. Although the Election Commission may not be an official branch, its nine members still play a very crucial role in how members of our student [...]
The President's Leadership Council was established in 1977 to recognize students who exemplify well-rounded excellence through leadership, academic achievement, extracurricular activities and service at the University of Central Florida and in the community. The members of the President’s Leadership Council serve as UCF’s official student ambassadors at all times, but particularly during special e[...]
WHAT: This month, the UCF Student Government Association, in conjunction with the Recreation and Wellness Center and Student Disability Services, is wheeling out a brand new event aimed at encouraging healthy lifestyles for students with disabilities. The first-ever Adaptive Recreation Expo, which will be held next Wednesday, will feature a variety of special exhibition games, fitness training an[...]
January has come and gone, midterms are rapidly approaching and spring break is just around the corner. This semester seems to be flying by, but as always, your Student Government Association has been hard at work to bring new and exciting services to our campus. We have several initiatives in the works that aim to enhance your experience here at UCF, while helping us save money, as well. Let’s fa[...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2012) – Spring break is right around the corner, which means students are packing their bathing suits, finalizing their vacation plans and preparing for a week free from studying and stress. While the week off from school promises to be fun and relaxing, the UCF Student Government Association wants to ensure students are safe and responsible, as wel[...]
From academic organizations to social clubs to fraternities and sororities, there are more than 400 registered student organizations on campus. Each organization is unique, as it caters to a different group of students and has its own goals and interests. Although UCF’s student organizations are extremely diverse, there is one goal that they all have in common: securing funding to hold events and [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2012) – Amid recent tuition increases, program cuts and decreased funding for higher education, students at the University of Central Florida are more passionate than ever about voicing their concerns to their local elected officials. The UCF Student Government Association, in recognition of these major issues facing our university, invited more than[...]
This week, the Graphic Design Student Association is the subject of SGA’s Spotlight of the Week. Established as an official registered student organization in 2002, GDSA serves as a platform for students to further their knowledge of design beyond the classroom. However, not many students outside of UCF’s design community have heard of GDSA until this year. This is due, in large part, to the organ[...]
This past weekend marked the one-year anniversary of one of SGA’s most popular services: KnightLynx. For the students who have not yet heard of this program, KnightLynx is a late-night bus shuttle aimed at providing students with a free, safe and reliable ride home. The buses, which run on Friday and Saturday nights between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m., follow two different routes, which include stops at sev[...]
This is an e-newsletter by the Governmental Affairs Division (GAD) in which we will provide updates on legislation, upcoming events, and community highlights. With this newsletter we hope to increase political knowledge and civic engagement here at UCF. Legislative Update The UCF Knights Advocates engage in activities that promote a better understanding of the university's goals, advocate f[...]