Places
Oral History Interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin, Part II of II
"Growing Concern" by Linda Chapin Reprinted with Permission from The Orlando Sentinel, Sunday, July 31, 2005. The second oral history interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin on October 28, 2019 at the Orlando Public Library. In this second meeting ... Read more
Places
Oral History Interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin, Part I of II
The Honorable Linda Chapin served as the first elected Mayor of Orange County, Florida, from 1990-1998. Her accomplishments in public office include the construction of the nation’s second-largest convention center, a new Orange County Courthouse, the ... Read more
Topics
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
ABOVE: Photo of Dr. Benjamin Patz, computer engineer, electrical engineer, research scientist. 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 m ... Read more
Places
Cutting Edge Engineering From the Early Days of FTU to the UCF Achievers of Today
ABOVE: Photo of Dr. Benjamin Patz, computer engineer, electrical engineer, research scientist. 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 f ... 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, November 21, 2010. Members of the various performing arts groups performed at the event including UCF Chorus, UCF Marching Band and color guard. UCF Trumpet Ensemb ... Read more
Organizations
Orlando Alumnae of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women
ABOVE: Orlando Alums at National Convention in Orlando-2006 The Orlando Sigma Alpha Iota 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 impe ... Read more
Events
UCF Homecoming Spirit Splash
Every year around the end of October or beginning of November 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.  Students, alumni, prospe ... 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 (FTU) now University of Central Florida (UCF) to speak to the Society of Professional Journalists. My husband was attending school there and ... Read more
Events
President Nixon at FTU
ABOVE: President Nixon addressing graduates on 8 June 1973 at Florida Technological University (FTU) now University of Central Florida (UCF).   On June 8, 1973, then President Richard M. Nixon addressed graduates and guests numbering almost 10, ... Read more