Climate Change & the Diplomacy of Science with Dr. Frances Colón

UCF’s Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives (GPII) cordially invites you to a discussion of science, diplomacy and policymaking, featuring Dr. Frances Colón. Dr. Colón is currently a member of the White House Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and formerly served as Deputy Adviser on Science and Technology to the U.S. Secretary […]
Posted March 31, 2023

A Conversation with Jeff Nussbaum

UCF’s Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives (GPII) is excited to host Jeff Nussbaum, former Special Assistant and Senior Speechwriter to President Joe Biden. Nussbaum will discuss his new book Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches That Would Have Rewritten History. The book presents a fascinating insight into the most notable speeches that were never heard, […]
Posted March 8, 2023

Breaking Bread: An Intercultural Conversation Dr. Zeynep Arda

November 16th, 2022 – 11:00AM- 12:30PM UCF Global Room 101A The Middle Eastern Studies Program and GPII are excited to host Dr. Zeynep Arda for an in-person event titled: “Breaking Bread: An Intercultural Conversation.” This workshop aims at creating an intercultural conversation that starts with the simple act of breaking bread together. Centered around the […]
Posted October 25, 2022

International Education Week Opening Reception

Monday, November 14, 2022 4:00PM – 5:30PM Registration required Join UCF Global as we recognize the outstanding contribution of our international students and faculty and celebrate the rich cultures they bring to campus. This event serves as a grand opening to International Education Week and is highlighted by the presentation of awards, guest speakers, and […]
Posted October 25, 2022

Championing Women Through UCF and Beyond

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:00am – 12:30pm Virtual Event via Zoom. The UCF Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives (GPII) is excited to announce its upcoming virtual event: “Championing Women’s Issues Across UCF & Beyond.” The panelists, comprised of UCF Faculty, will highlight their work on women’s issues locally and globally, and its importance. This […]
Posted September 27, 2022

Five Years After Hurricane Maria: A Conversation with Dr. Fernando Rivera, Director of the UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00am – 12:00pm UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub, Barbara Ying Center (BYC) Join us for this exciting event at the UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub with Dr. Fernando Rivera. Hosted by Kristin Delgado, News Anchor for Eyewitness This Morning on WFTV. Vengan a compartir un cafecito a UCF! Puerto Rico Research […]
Posted September 13, 2022

An Evening with Kal Penn

Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:00pm – 7:30pm Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union Kal Penn is a writer, producer and actor from House, Designated Survivor and the Harold and Kumar franchise. He also served as an Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. Penn will read from his national bestseller You Can’t […]
Posted August 30, 2022

HTMS – Humanitarian and Human Rights Crisis in Ukraine

September 7, 2022  at 10:00AM Barbara Ying Center (BYC), Room 101 Please join the UCF Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery and our guest, Shawn Sullivan, President of Mission 823, for a discussion on the current humanitarian and human rights situation in Ukraine. Mission 823 is actively involved in the reduction […]
Posted August 20, 2022

Dances and Discussion: An Evening with the Ukrainian National Ballet

August 29, 2022, 5:30pm – 7:30pm  UCF Pegasus Ballroom Hear a first-hand perspective of how war has affected artists in Ukraine. Dancers from the Ukrainian National Ballet will perform a short exhibition followed by an interactive conversation with the performers and the Director of the Ukrainian National Opera House. Moderated by Katie Coronado, UCF Nicholson School of […]
Posted August 19, 2022

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