| May 2, 2013
| 2:30 PM
To the roar of cheering graduates, former president Bill Clinton received on honorary doctorate degree from University of Central Florida president Dr. John Hitt during the commencement ceremony for the College of Health and Public Affairs and the College...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
UCF officially announced on Monday that the NCAA granted its appeal of a one-year bowl ban, making the football team eligible for postseason play in 2013.
News of the appeal decision leaked last Friday, with two UCF officials confirming that the Knights...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
UCF is expected to receive official word from the NCAA today that it has received relief from the NCAA appeals committee and its football bowl ban for this fall will be lifted.
Two UCF sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed on Friday that the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Let's give it up for UCF football coach George O'Leary, who recorded his biggest victory four months after last football season ended.
UCF won its NCAA appeal on Friday to have its postseason ban overturned and will...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
UCF President John Hitt praised and celebrated the university's accomplishments over the past five decades during a State of the University breakfast this morning.
He also unveiled a special edition Coca-Cola that will be available to those who attend...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
During a Q & A with reporters, after making a jobs announcement in Lake Mary, Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott addressed the concern about long lines at some Florida voting precincts in the 2012 general election. President Barack Obama referenced the issue in...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The state Auditor General is taking issue with how much severance pay UCF's longtime president,John Hitt, would receive if he left the school. I wrote an article for today's paper that looks at a recent audit of UCF's operations and how Hitt's contract...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Text messages from UCF president John Hitt to Big East commissioner Mike Aresco show the school played a role in one of the league’s more surprising expansion moves.
Hitt sent a text message to Aresco about Tulane’s interest in the Big East,...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:06 PM
They control some of the largest work forces in town.
They can affect your health care, your daily commute, even your kids' education.
Some of them have direct lines to the White House.
They are Central Florida's power players. And you deserve to...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:46 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend: John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, will be Lauren Rowe's guest on “Flashpoint.” The program airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Hitt will discuss tuition increases,...