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Faculty Excellence is committed to supporting and strengthening faculty through recruitment, development, and retention of outstanding scholars and educators.

We promote the growth of academic leaders through professional development opportunities and institutional policies designed to strengthen our collective faculty who advance UCF’s mission of discovery, learning, and engagement.

We believe a great university is built by great faculty and we’re here to help you at every step.

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Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to our 2022 Founders’ Day Honorees!

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Congratulations to our newest Pegasus Professors Enrique del Barco and Timothy Sellnow.


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Inclusive Excellence

Inclusive Excellence is at the core of UCF’s mission to recruit, cultivate and retain exceptional diverse faculty, students and staff. Faculty Excellence has created resources for inclusive teaching practices and diverse faculty searches to make UCF an equitable and inclusive working and learning environment.

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Health & Medicine
UCF Developing Scam Screener for the Elderly
A research team is creating tools to help doctors screen older adults who may be at a higher risk for getting scammed.
UCF’s Sherlock Holmes of Microbiology: Salvador Almagro-Moreno
UCF’s national expert on flesh-eating bacteria is unraveling the mystery of why some bacteria remain harmless while others go rogue threatening human life.
Science & Technology
Florida Space Institute Scientist Recognized as 2022 Orange County Distinguished Resident
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings surprised Noemí Pinilla-Alonso, associate scientist at UCF’s Florida Space Institute, with the honor.

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