UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2014/10/13
Julian Bond

Julian Bond

The Road to Freedom: From Alabama to Obama

Former Chairman of the NAACP

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A keynote presentation of UCF’s Diversity Breakfast, and a feature of Diversity Week 2014. For more information about the breakfast, Diversity Week or UCF’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, please visit this website.

This event is also a feature of UCF’s Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world.

 
2014/10/12
Student Discussion Group with Julian Bond

Student Discussion Group with Julian Bond

Join former NAACP president Julian Bond as he discusses race issues in America with a small group of students. Light refreshments included. Click here to view the event flyer.

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Location: Student Union 218AB

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Development and Enrollment Services, UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion

 
2014/10/02
Bipartisanship Matters: A National Forum

Bipartisanship Matters: A National Forum

Join three leaders of the D.C.-based Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) for a moderated discussion on increasing bipartisanship in America. Former senator Olympia Snowe, BPC founder and president Jason Grumet and social entrepreneur Molly Barker each bring different perspectives on the local, national and international need for greater bipartisanship in America. Click here to read the press release. Click here to view the flyer.

Click here to read a write up about the event.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Bipartisan Policy Center, UCF Student Government Association, UCF Political Science Department, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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All are welcome to attend this open forum.

 
2014/09/29
Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Time: 9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Fairwinds Alumni Center Ballroom, UCF

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Visit http://loufreyinstitute.org/ for more information about this event.

 
2014/09/18
Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective

Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective

Daughters of the Civil Rights Movement

Featuring civil rights activists Cheryl Brown Henderson and Peggy Wallace Kennedy

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office and General Jay Garner, UCF Women’s Studies Program, UCF LIFE, the Global Connections Foundation and the UCF Student Government Association

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This 8th annual Women and Leadership forum is also a featured event of UCF’s Women’s Studies Program’s 20th anniversary celebration week. Visit the Women’s Studies Program website for more information about the program or its celebration week events. Everyone is invited to this public forum.

This event is a feature of UCF’s Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world.

Click here to read more information about the event. Click here to read the write up after the event.

 
2014/09/18
Cheryl Brown Henderson

Cheryl Brown Henderson

A Daughter of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil rights activist and daughter of the late Rev. Oliver L. Brown (Brown vs. Board of Education)

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A feature of the 8th annual forum, “Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective.” Everyone is welcome to attend the public forum.

Henderson’s visit is also a feature of UCF’s Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world.

 
2014/09/18
Peggy Wallace Kennedy

Peggy Wallace Kennedy

A Daughter of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil rights activist and daughter of the late former governor of Alabama, George C. Wallace

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A feature of the 8th annual forum, “Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective.” Everyone is welcome to attend the public forum.

Kennedy’s visit is also a feature of UCF’s Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world.

 
2014/09/18
Lawrence Rubin

Lawrence Rubin

Security and the Middle East

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Location: Campus and Community Meetings

Sponsors: UCF Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies, UCF Global Perspectives Office

 
2014/09/11
James McLurkin

James McLurkin

The End of the World & Other Misconceptions: The Truth About Robotics

Expert in robot technologies

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Everyone is welcome to attend this public forum.

 
2014/09/04
Vivek Tiwary

Vivek Tiwary

The Color of Dreams: Breaking Down Ethnic Barriers in the Arts and Entertainment

Award-winning Broadway producer

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: The India Center in partnership with UCF Global Perspectives Office. Other partners include The India Group, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Theatre Department, UCF LIFE, Book Festival 2015 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation.

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Everyone is welcome to attend this public forum.