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Oral History Interview with Attorney Jim Robinson
My name is James C. Robinson, I'm Jim Robinson, I'm from Rock Hill, South Carolina. My family moved here in about 1925 and I was just a little boy. After I started school, I went to Hillcrest Elementary School two years and then the family moved to Conway ... Read more
People
Dr. Benjamin Patz & Mrs. Anna Mae Patz: Education for Life
We've been married 50 years and we celebrated that this past year. The thing I admire most about him is the fact that he is as brilliant as he is and yet as humble as he is. You can ask him any question on any subject and he will explain it to you in grea ... Read more
Organizations
Dr. Patz on Computers at the Naval Training Equipment Center
I was teaching some classes for the Naval Training Equipment Center and they were interested in the VAX which was VAX top of the line... At that time I think most everybody thought that the VAX was going to be THE computer system that was going to overtak ... Read more
Places
Cutting Edge Engineering From the Early Days of FTU to the UCF Achievers of Today
UCF (FTU) would be starting in 69. At that time we were called electrical engineering and computer engineering. It was one department. When we went out there first it was like one department for the entire college because you were in what is currently the ... Read more
People
The Patz Family: Engineering Life in Orlando
My husband would do a lot of his work that he did at the Cape at home and it would involve the beginning of computer graphics. Where people were dealing with simulators and they would make submarine simulators and airplane simulators. And they would be la ... Read more
Events
Dedication UCF School of Performing Arts Music Complex
The dedication of the new UCF School of Performing Arts Music Complex took place on Sunday 21 November 2010. Members of the various performing arts groups performed at the event. Photos by Ashley Peters, graduate of the School of Music Education at UCF an ... Read more
Organizations
Orlando Alumnae of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women
The Orlando SAI Alumnae Chapter was chartered on April 4, 1957. In April 2007, we celebrated our 50th Anniversary. Although active from the beginning, the chapter gained new impetus in 1976 with the formation of the Zeta Tau Chapter at the University o ... Read more
Events
UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash
Every year around the end of October or begining of Novemember UCF has their Homecoming.  Within all the activities, Spirit Splash is always the most memorable.  Spirit Splash is the pep rally on the friday before the big game.  Studen ... Read more
People
Gerald Ford at Florida Technological University
Sometime between 1974 and 1975, President Gerald R. Ford visited the campus of  Florida Technological University now University of Central Florida. My husband was attending school there and had the opportunity to meet him and snap a few photos. With ... Read more
Events
President Nixon at FTU
On 8 June 1973, then President Richard M. Nixon addressed graduates and guests numbering almost 10,000 in front of the administration building. The cement pond was drained and graduates sat in chairs placed in that area creating an instant amphitheater. M ... Read more
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Florida Technological University
Everyone is familiar with University of Central Florida and its sprawling campus that extends for what seems like miles at the intersection of Alafaya and University Blvd. Did you know that when the first students (around 1,950 of them) took their seats i ... Read more