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Remembering Pulse

Pulse Memorial Mural at Student Union with roses

Today marks two years since Orlando lost 49 members of its community to violence. If you or someone you know could use a hand dealing with the anniversary of this painful event, please reach out to someone by clicking this link. UCF has many resources to help our students and we want you to use them.

UCF also has many events this week to commemorate and remember those we lost. A list of those are available here and there is a list of events in Orlando here.

The following is a list of the names of those we lost.

Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old

Amanda L. Alvear, 25 years old

Oscar A. Aracena Montero, 26 years old

Rodolfo Ayala Ayala, 33 years old

Antonio Davon Brown, 29 years old

Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old

Angel Candelario-Padro, 28 years old

Juan Chavez Martinez, 25 years old

Luis Daniel Conde, 39 years old

Cory James Connell, 21 years old

Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25 years old

Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32 years old

Simón Adrian Carrillo Fernández, 31 years old

Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25 years old

Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26 years old

Peter Ommy Gonzalez Cruz, 22 years old

Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old

Paul Terrell Henry, 41 years old

Frank Hernandez, 27 years old

Miguel Angel Honorato, 30 years old

Javier Jorge Reyes, 40 years old

Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19 years old

Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old

Anthony Luis Laureano Disla, 25 years old

Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32 years old

Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 years old

Brenda Marquez McCool, 49 years old

Gilberto R. Silva Menendez, 25 years old

Kimberly Jean Morris, 37 years old

Akyra Monet Murray, 18 years old

Luis Omar Ocasio Capo, 20 years old

Geraldo A. Ortiz Jimenez, 25 years old

Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old

Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32 years old

Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35 years old

Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25 years old

Jean Carlos Nieves Rodríguez, 27 years old

Xavier Emmanuel Serrano-Rosado, 35 years old

Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24 years old

Yilmary Rodríguez Solivan, 24 years old

Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old

Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33 years old

Martin Benitez Torres, 33 years old

Jonathan A. Camuy Vega, 24 years old

Juan Pablo Rivera Velázquez, 37 years old

Luis Sergio Vielma, 22 years old

Franky Jimmy DeJesus Velázquez, 50 years old

Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37 years old

Jerald Arthur Wright, 31 years old

Library Workshops for Undergraduates

Calling all UCF Undergraduate Students!

UCF Libraries needs your help to design practical and useful workshops for student life. The survey, which will take about 8-10 minutes, will ask you about your study and research habits, as well as your experience using library resources and services. Your input will help us, help you. Take a few minutes of your time and follow this link:  http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b15YH23K8qLVNkx

Look for new Undergraduate Workshops coming in Fall 2018.

If you have questions, concerns, or complaints contact Andrew Hackler, UCF Libraries, IT&R, (407) 823-0804 or by email at andrew.hackler@ucf.edu.

Summer Knights Reading Challenge

Summer Knights Reading Challenge

The Summer Knights Reading Challenge starts June 1 and ends August 1, 2018

  • Open to all UCF students, faculty, and staff.
  • It’s easy! Just track the number of pages for each unique book read using our form linked below (available beginning Friday, June 1).
  • For e-books and audiobooks, simply verify the number of pages in the actual book using Amazon or another source.
  • Reach the goal of reading 500 pages and win a prize pack!
  • All participants will be entered into weekly drawings for gift cards to BurgerFi, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, Metro Diner, and Smoothie King.
  • The top three people who read the most pages overall will win grand prizes.

Enter your books on this form.

LGBTQIA Pride Month Events

LGBTQIA Pride Month Events at UCF Libraries

While every day is a time to celebrate your identity and orientation, June is a notable month set aside to loudly and proudly celebrate with and for the LGBTQIA community. Here at UCF Libraries we are loudly proud of everyone at UCF who identifies as part of the queer community. In recognition of and support for our LGBTQIA Knights, we are hosting a series of displays and events including a UCF Remembers display from the Pulse Collection, a featured bookshelf, three film screenings and discussions, and our new Speak Your Truth: A Queer History of UCF project.

 

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1st Floor Closure Begins May 29

Pardon our DuckBeginning Tuesday, May 29, the 1st floor of the John C. Hitt Library will be closed to prepare for and start construction.

Please pardon the noise, dust, and inconvenience.

Need a book on shelves A – F? Find it in the library catalog, and click on the “Request” link. You will be notified when you can pick up your book at the Circulation Desk on the main (2nd) floor.

Assistance with Government Documents and the documents collection can be requested at the Research and Information Desk on 2nd (main) floor.
Earplugs remain available at the Circulation Desk.

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