The University of Central Florida has awarded nearly $1 million to fund seven projects in disciplines from accounting to digital media aimed at enhancing undergraduate education. President John Hitt and Provost Terry Hickey approved the programs, which were recommended by a review committee from 36 proposals submitted, according to a UCF release. In December, UCF asked the campus community to develop new and sustainable initiatives that would have a significant positive impact on the quality of undergraduate education. Projects will be funded beginning July 1, the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year. Projects are subject to an annual review and may be funded for up to three years. Based upon the success of these initial projects, the university may seek additional proposals next year…

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