Five Things Alumni Need to Know This Week - August 26, 2019

1. Are. You. READY? College football season is back! Our Knights are poised to take this season on with all they've got. Be sure to read this to get acclimated with everything you oughta know before kickoff on Thursday. And be sure to RSVP for this Thursday's Indoor Tailgate!


2. If you'll be cheering us on this season from outside of Orlando, don't forget to check our Watch Parties list and to start planning your excursion for our TWO UCF ChargeOn Tailgates. Both events provide Knights-far-from-home with an unmatched gameday experience!


3. In 2012, Dave LaGrande ’01 answered his ringing phone and was asked if he could play one (1) show with the alternative rock band, Sister Hazel. It’s seven (7) years, six (6) albums and countless (countless) shows later and last Friday LaGrande played at the House of Blues with the band.

Read his story here.



4. We are always looking for enthusiastic UCF fans who want to use their voices to advocate on behalf of the university. If you… 

✔ love UCF

✔ have a social media presence

✔ aren’t afraid to use your platform to spread Knight pride

…then let us know by applying to be a Social Media Ambassador!


5. "The new UCF Downtown campus has many eye-catching features, but there’s an especially vibrant one on the third floor of Dr. Phillips Academic Commons – the Unleash Your Potential mural. In a study space, Harry Foreman ’18 worked for eight days to transform white walls of an entire room into a colorful masterpiece intended to inspire..." 

Read more here.