University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

Overview
Date Founded

1963

Headquarters

4000 Central Florida Blvd, ORLANDO, FL, 32816, USA

Industries

Human Resources & Personnel Services

Company Description

The University of Central Florida, commonly referred to as UCF, is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando, Florida, United States. UCF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and it is the second-largest university in the United States by enrollment. The university was founded by the Florida Legislature in 1963, and opened in 1968 as Florida Technological University, with the mission of providing personnel to support the growing U.S. space program at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Florida's Space Coast. As the academic scope expanded beyond its original focus on engineering and technology, "Florida Tech" was renamed The University of Central Florida in 1978. Initial enrollment was only 1,948 students, as of 2014 enrollment consists of 59,770 students from over 140 countries, all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. The majority of the student population is located on the university's 1,415-acre (5.73 km2) main campus approximately 13 miles (21 km) east-northeast of downtown Orlando and 55 miles (89 km) south-southwest of Daytona Beach. The university offers over 200 degree options through twelve colleges and twelve satellite campuses throughout Central Florida. Since its founding, UCF has awarded almost 250,000 degrees, including 45,000 graduate, specialist and professional degrees, to over 230,000 alumni worldwide.

Contact Data
Trying to get in touch with decision makers at University of Central Florida? Subscribe today to access their professional contact information and receive a one time promotion of free Contact Data credits!
Executives & Employees

Interim President

Interim Chair

Interim Chair

Executive Director

Professor & Executive Director

Executive Director, Student Health Services

Executive Director, Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities

Board of Directors

Chief Operating Officer at Tiburon, Inc.

Board Member at University of Central Florida

Distinguished Alumni
Kevin Lawhon is now Managing Partner, South Florida Group at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Brian Acton is now Co-Founder at Sunlight Giving
Sasan Goodarzi is now President & Chief Executive Officer at Intuit, Inc.
Paths to University of Central Florida
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
University of Central Florida
Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Associate Vice Chancellor of University Development Operations at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Advisor

President of Institute for Public Research at Center for Naval Analyses

Legal Advisor

Chair, Distressed Real Estate Solutions Group at Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed PA

Clients

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center provides research services for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer and other diseases in the United States and other countries. The research center is engaged in researches to prevent, detect, and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. Its activities in the areas of diseases and research cover fundamental research, prevention, early detection, treatment and cures, and survivorships. Researchers of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center pioneered bone-marrow transplantation for leukemia and other blood diseases. This research has cured thousands of patients worldwide and has boosted survival rates for certain forms of leukemia from zero to 85 percent.

RedHill Biopharma Ltd. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of late clinical-stage, proprietary drugs for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. It operates through two segments: Commercial Operations and Research & Development. The Commercial Operations segment covers all areas relating to the commercial sales and operating expenses directly related to that activity and is being performed by the Company's U.S. subsidiary. The Research and Development segment includes all activities related to the research and development of therapeutic candidates and is being performed by the Company. The company was founded by Dror Ben-Asher and Ori Shilo on August 3, 2009 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

PROVISION OF HIGH QUALITY CARE FOR CANCER PATIENTS, USING EVERY AVAILABLE RESOURCE TO DEFEAT CANCER.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$100K
02/2016
$100K
02/2016
Suppliers
Tekcapital Plc IT Consulting & Services | Oxford, OX

Tekcapital Plc is engaged in providing technology sourcing and intellectual property services. It operates through two segments: Professional Services and Licensing & Investment Activities: The Professional Services segment is the provision of reports and any services provided to locate and transfer technologies to customers. The Licensing & Investment Activities segment refers to the acquisition of licenses for technologies and its subsequent out licensing. Tekcapital was founded by Clifford M. Gross in June 2012 and is headquartered in Oxford, United Kingdom.

SP Plus Corp. Other Business & Consulting Services | Chicago, IL

SP Plus Corp. provides professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security, event logistics, and baggage handling and related services to commercial, institutional, municipal and aviation clients. It also provides a wide range of event logistics services. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by University of Central Florida. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of University of Central Florida's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and University of Central Florida.