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Dr. Ricardo Zaurin

February 23, 2022
Nominated by fellow faculty member Necati Catbas, Dr. Ricardo Zaurin, a Lecturer in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, received the 2022 AIM High Impact Individual Award for his dedication to reducing the cost of instructional materials for his students. This individual impact awardee was selected because of the accessibility, quantity, and quality of…

Julie Donnelly

February 23, 2022
The inaugural 2022 Knights’ Choice award winner is Julie Donnelly, a Lecturer in the Chemistry Department. She was nominated by her Teaching Assistant (TA) for her efforts to offer opt-in materials and seek methods that allow for cheaper course materials for her students. She was selected because of her ongoing dedication to reducing the cost…

Modern Languages & Literatures Group

February 23, 2022
Anne Prucha, Kacie Tartt, Lisa Nalbone, and Alma Alarcon from the Modern Languages & Literatures department were nominated by their department chair, Dr. Geri Smith, to receive the 2022 AIM High Impact Group Award for their dedication to reducing the cost of instructional materials for their students. They were selected because of the accessibility and…

AIM High Event

January 10, 2022
The UCF AIM High event recognizes faculty and staff across UCF who have made an effort to keep their required course materials affordable for students. AIM High is a result of UCF’s Affordable Instructional Materials (AIM) Initiative – a program designed to generate cost savings for students by way of First Day┬« (inclusive access) through…

Dr. Carolyn Massiah

October 1, 2020
If you want to see someone try something new, break boundaries in education, yet continue the innovative path forged here at UCF, look no further than faculty member Dr. Caorlyn Massiah, Ph.D. As the Associate Chair for the Department of Marketing and a member of the Center for Distributed Learning’s advisory board, Dr. Massiah is…

Integrated Business

October 1, 2020
In Spring 2020, the Integrated Business program led by Dr. Jim Gilkeson received the AIM High Impact award. This award recognizes faculty who are going above and beyond to find creative ways to maximize impact for our students, save money, provide affordable access, add to their success, and prepare them for the future. Located in…