Central Florida Future; Future; Student newspapers; 1968-1969 (Vol. 1); McGratty, Elaine; Grasty, William


Vol. 01 No. 12, January 31, 1969


Automation planned for library growth (with photo featuring the new book drop at FTU); Pickets hit Florida Tech; Kearney named Lt. Governor; Poole commands computer (with photo); Bank donates $1,000 to FTU; Engineering sessions to be held; Blood bank established; Parking lot planned; Automated post office constructed; Photo editorial [on parking tickets]; Annual Sebring Race Mar. 25; Central Florida Orchestra here; Orange blossom: Elaine McGratty; Clubs awaits SG ratification; Comish made chairman; Tennis tourney underway; Chess popular in V.C. games; On Movies: Funny Girl; Teacher Profile: Professor William Grasty; Volleyball tournaments at Tech; FTU exhibit to be at Fair; Surf club recognized; FTU campus may dodge usual summer doldrums; Student teachers to lecture; Food committee to hold meeting.

Collection Description

Semi-weekly student newspaper of the University of Central Florida (UCF). It started in 1968 upon the opening of Florida Technological University (FTU), UCF's predecessor. Initially it was called "FuTUre" and published weekly. The words "Central Florida" were added around the time the school changed to UCF. It is available in microfilm (1968-1986, library call number LD1772.F9 A1438), online (September 2001-current, at and in University Archives (1968-current).

Publication Date



Florida Technological University, Orlando, Fla.

Document Type


Number of Pages

4 pages


Mass Communication | Organizational Communication | Publishing | Social Influence and Political Communication


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