Pushing Boundaries and Inspiring Generations

By: Graduate Studies on

It’s not every day that you get mentioned in the same breath as living legends Olympic medalist Jesse Owens and baseball great Jackie Robinson, but one UCF professor received that honor recently.

Dr. Richard Lapchick the director of the Devos Sport Business Management Program was named one of the Beyond Sport Inspirational 50 people who have used sport to change the world. Beyond Sport is the umbrella organization that has led an international movement to bring together groups and individuals to use sport for social change.

Congratulations Dr. Lapchick, to read more about his honor and to see the list, please visit today.ucf.edu/international-sport-organization-places-lapchick-on-top-50-inspirational-list/.

Share This Article

Featured Content image

UCF Recognizes 6 Top Scholars as 2022 Luminary Award Winners

Six faculty members were lauded for being leaders and making impacts in their fields during UCF’s annual Luminary Awards on Tuesday at Leu Gardens in Orlando. The Luminary Awards are...

Read More

Featured Content image

New $1.25 Million Research Project Will Map Materials at the Nanoscale

A University of Central Florida researcher will lead a recently announced $1.25 million project to map and manipulate materials at the nanoscale. The project’s funding is through the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation,...

Read More

Featured Content image

New NASA-funded Study Hopes to Put Risks of Space Junk on People’s Radar

Space may seem infinite but the real estate in Earth’s orbit is filling up fast with junk. The debris orbiting the Earth consists of human-made objects that no longer serve...

Read More

Featured Content image

UCF is Developing Materials to Stop Hydrogen Leaks Like the Ones Delaying Artemis Launch

The University of Central Florida researchers are developing materials for stopping hydrogen leaks, like the ones that have halted the launch of Artemis 1. Their work just received a significant...

Read More