Florida Technological University -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The seal of the University of Central Florida was one of the first items created for Florida Technological University. In 1966, a local citizen wrote a letter to the Florida Governor asking to take into consideration some thoughts he had as to what the new seal should look like. Within a few months, the staff at the newly formed Florida Technological University, with the help of the Board of Regents, began to collect information and designer input as to what the new seal should be. In a...
Dates: Created: 1966-1968
Abstract In the 1970s, Michael Berman was taking photographs for the Theatre Department of the Florida Technological University (now, University of Central Florida) and the campus newspaper, the Central Florida Future. Taken while attending and then working at the university, the collection contains black and white and color negatives that depict moments of the everyday life at the university, theatrical acts, various events both on and outside of campus, portraits, as well as nature scenes.
Dates: Created: circa 1970s
Abstract The Assistant Director of Maintenance Records contain information concerning the growth of UCF since its inception. Among the documents in the collection are building blueprints, memos, work orders, photographs, letters, and official correspondence that detail UCF's physical growth.
Dates: Created: 1964-2000
Abstract The face of the American workforce changed when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed. Thus, when Florida Technological University opened in 1968, the university employed J. Phillip Goree, Vice President for Administration and Finance as the Equal Opportunity Officer. From its beginning, the Equal Opportunity Office has facilitated campus policies and programs for students, faculty, staff, applicants, visitors, and community members in accordance with statutes and guidelines. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1969-1988
Abstract Contains materials regarding the University of Central Florida press releases and other University news related information. The collection is an alphabetical subject file containing the collected materials of the News and Information Office. Topics include information on UCF departments, organizations, events and building projects. Folders primarily contain information used for research to develop press releases and contacts with the media.
Dates: Created: 1968-2003
Abstract H. Trevor Colbourn was the second president of Florida Technological University and the first president of the University of Central Florida because he was responsible for the name change. Dr. Colbourn served from 1978 to 1989, and during that time, he established the football program, honors program, Institute of Simulation and Training, and Central Florida Research Park. The collection of correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs and pamphlets not only covers the period of his...
Dates: Created: 1948-2006
Abstract These materials were collected by various unknown individuals as a way to chronicle the history of the University of Central Florida since its creation as Florida Technological University. The collection is divided into four series to delineate between general University history and organizational history. The vast majority of this collection is made up of news articles cut from local newspapers, however there are other materials such as office notes, pictures, brochures, and pamphlets.
Dates: Created: 1960-2009
Abstract The division of Student Development and Enrollment Services began as the Office of Student Affairs when Florida Technological University opened to students in 1968. Since that time the division has overseen the work of various offices and departments on campus dedicated to enhancing the quality of the university as a whole and the quality of the student experience. This collection contains materials about the activities of many of the offices, departments, and programs contained within SDES.
Dates: Created: 1968-2008