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Nearly 10,000 people gather to hear President Richard Nixon speak at commencement. FTU administrators had only three days to prepare for the presidential visit.

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1992 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum advocates for the civil rights of Guatemala’s indigenous people.

ONCAMPUS Pioneers, politicians and peacemakers through the years

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Senator Joe Biden, now vice president of the U.S., speaks at commencement. This was the final commencement before the university’s name changed to UCF.

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’12 Mickey Mouse presents President Colbourn with a wooden replica during festivities for UCF’s 25th anniversary.

Astronaut Nicole Stott, ’92, shares her experiences in space travel. Stott is the first UCF graduate to live on the International Space Station.

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Author and commentator William F. Buckley Jr. addresses guests at the President’s Circle reception. P E G A S U S . U C F. E D U / 13

Pegasus Magazine Spring 2013  

The 50th Anniversary of UCF issue

Pegasus Magazine Spring 2013  

The 50th Anniversary of UCF issue