Remembering Studio Art Graduate Student, Marlenys Rojas-Reid
September 18, 2019 Marlenys Rojas-Reid died September 4, 2019 in Winter Park, FL after a courageous fight against cancer. She was a loving and compassionate wife, mother, and “Mimi” to her grandchildren. Marlenys was in the process of completing a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Central Florida in Studio...
Five ways to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month 2019 at UCF
September 12, 2019 It’s September, which means it’s time for Latinx Heritage Month! Here are 5 fun ways you can celebrate with the College of Arts and Humanities.
Two CAH faculty honored as Women of Distinction
September 10, 2019 Two of the three 2019 awardees are from the College of Arts and Humanities.
Ann Gleig to Study Sexual Misconduct, Abuse in Buddhist Communities
September 10, 2019 The project will also create resources that can help victims suffering from these abuses in religious communities heal.
The Origin Story of UCF’s Fight Song “Charge On”
September 09, 2019 Do you know what year the fight song got its official name? Or which Hollywood film features the song? Assistant Director of bands David Schreier ’02 ’10MA shares the answers and more interesting facts about the fight song.
Chiara Mazzucchelli selected as 2019-20 Provost Fellow
September 09, 2019 Dr. Mazzucchelli directs the Italian program and teaches courses in Italian language, culture, and literature.
University closed 8/30-9/3 due to Hurricane Dorian: CAH event cancellations and rescheduling
August 29, 2019 Events throughout the weekend have been cancelled or rescheduled.
New faculty members strengthen the arts & humanities
August 26, 2019 Please join us in welcoming our new colleagues in the College of Arts and Humanities.
Seeking collaborators for UCF Celebrates the Arts
August 23, 2019 The UCF Celebrates the Arts steering committee is currently seeking suggestions for innovative and interdisciplinary arts activities for inclusion in the 2020 festival.
New UCF Mobile App module for Public Art on Campus
August 23, 2019 There are about 115 Art in State objects on campus. These range from a variety of forms such as painting, sculpture, ceramic, to some that are outdoor. The privately donated works are in the hundreds, most of which are kept in the vault at the UCF Art Gallery, however, some...
Get to Know the Grad Behind UCF Downtown’s New Mural
August 19, 2019 Artist Harry Foreman ’18 shares how his time at the university inspired the meaningful artwork.
Photography alumna Clarissa Bonet ’08 returns for solo exhibition
August 15, 2019 Tampa native and graduate from the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies at Daytona State College Clarissa Bonet ’08 returns as the featured artist for the biennial alumni photography exhibition, Urban Constructs at the Southeast Museum of Photography. Bonet completed the 2+2 B.S. in Photography program at Daytona State College and the...
5 Things You Might Not Know About Woodstock
August 12, 2019 Fifty years after the cultural phenomenon that brought 400,000 people to a farm in upstate New York, associate professor George Weremchuk shares his knowledge about the festival in his “Survey of Rock Music” course.
UCF one of 78 organizations nationwide to receive NEA Big Read grant
August 08, 2019 UCF will read and celebrate “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien. Activities will take place April 10-May 27, 2020.
Online History student makes first visit to campus — to graduate
August 01, 2019 The North Carolina resident, who is married to a Marine and had to be ready to move at any time, says UCF’s courses gave her the ability to remain mobile and study on the go.
Members of Youth Bands of Orlando in Partnership with UCF join international tour
July 31, 2019 In June, Dave Schreier, UCF Assistant Director of Bands, was invited to conduct the American Youth Ensemble during their Italy Tour as one of two principal conductors. Members of Youth Bands of Orlando in partnership with UCF’s School of Performing Arts, and other youth bands across the country, came together to...
5 reasons to learn Haitian Creole at UCF
July 24, 2019 A new class about Haitian Creole and culture will be available at UCF this fall.
History professor’s first book receives award from the Royal Historical Society
July 24, 2019 Duncan Hardy, associate professor of history, received the 2019 Gladstone Award for his first book, “Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521” from the Royal Historical Society. The volume offers the first book-length study of the Holy Roman Empire in the fifteenth century and proposes a...
Theatre UCF celebrates women playwrights in 2019-20 Season
July 24, 2019 Theatre UCF’s 2019-20 season celebrates the history and influence of female playwrights. The season features two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays by women and a play by a 17th century spy turned literary icon. From political to personal, these plays explore a wide array of themes that are a testament to the...
CREATE brings children’s stories to life in summer animation camp
July 19, 2019 UCF grad students teach fourth and fifth graders how to animate their own films during a week-long camp run by a partnership between CREATE and Page 15.