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UCF Aerospace Alumnus Signs With Pittsburgh Steelers

May 6, 2019
It’s not every day that an engineer leaves Lockheed Martin to play in the NFL, but that’s exactly what University of Central Florida aerospace engineering alumnus Matthew Wright, ’18 is about to do. Wright signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent — one of four UCF Knights to do so — shortly […]

DirectConnect to UCF to Award 50,000th Degree

April 30, 2019
Victor Rodriguez is no stranger to overcoming adversity. For several years while growing up, Rodriguez and his family moved around a lot, bouncing from home to home. But thanks to a few teachers, he excelled in middle school, even taking an international trip to Morocco that opened his eyes. In high school, after moving to […]