Orlando Sentinel: UCF Choirs Offer New Holiday Concert

November 23, 2021  On December 2, the UCF Choirs will take the stage at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for Knights Season of Joy: A UCF Choral Celebration.

Orlando Sentinel: COVID-19 Pandemic Sparks Creativity in UCF’s Dance Department

November 22, 2021  Even with the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, students and faculty members in the School of Performing Arts’ dance department have found creative ways to express themselves.

Spectrum News 13: UCF Student Shares Personal Immigration Experience Through Animated Film

November 22, 2021  Anna Beltran ’19, a student in the Animation and Visual Effects MFA program, is telling the story of immigrants living in the U.S. in a creative way through her work in 3D animation.

Orlando Sentinel: ‘Welcome to the Moon’ Poignantly Finds Laughs in Life, Love

November 18, 2021  “Theatre UCF’s production, on an elegantly atmospheric set by Vandy Wood, finds plenty of laughs in [John Patrick] Shanley’s humorous characters and settings.”

Assistant Professor of Jazz Percussion Clarence Penn Inspires Onstage and Off

November 17, 2021  Despite only being with the UCF School of Performing Arts for a few months, assistant professor of jazz percussion Clarence Penn has already made a substantial impact.

Pegasus Professor Luis Martínez-Fernández a Finalist for Don Quijote Award

November 17, 2021  Professor of history Luis Martínez-Fernández is a finalist for a 2021 Don Quijote Award, an honor that recognizes visionary, courageous Central Floridians

New Lecture Series Features Research in Women’s and Gender Studies

November 16, 2021  This month, the Women’s and Gender Studies program presented the inaugural Gloria Anzaldúa Lecture Series.

Associate Professor of Russian Honored by the Florida Foreign Language Association

November 16, 2021  Associate professor of Russian Alla Kourova was honored by the Florida Foreign Language Association with the organization’s Most Valuable Teacher Award.

Supply Vault for Student Veteran Success Launches at UCF

November 12, 2021  UCF’s Supply Vault for Student Veteran Success officially launched earlier this week.

WESH-Channel 2: Stephanie Murphy Visits UCF to Kick Off Veteran’s Day Week

November 10, 2021  On Tuesday, November 9, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy attended and spoke at UCF’s Veterans Salute, a ceremony honoring veteran students and staff.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF’s ‘Welcome to the Moon and Other One Acts’ to Honor Late Professor Mark Brotherton

November 10, 2021  Theatre UCF faculty, students and alumni are coming together to produce “Welcome to the Moon and Other One Acts” in honor of the late Mark Brotherton.

First-Generation UCF Student Finds Confidence to Pursue Her Dreams

November 08, 2021  When she crosses the stage in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in studio art and a minor in sociology, Eileen Zelaya will count the moment as one of her greatest accomplishments.

NSM Today: ‘More Than Just a Musician’: Violin Professor’s Lifelong Passion Resonates

November 08, 2021  For professor of violin Ayako Yonetani, leaving an audience with the feeling of a memorable and impactful performance is the most important thing.

NSM Today: Broadway on Magnolia Choir Concert Offers a Sense of Community

November 08, 2021  The UCF Singing Knights performed in the first-ever Broadway on Magnolia concert Saturday at the Dr. Phillips Center of Performing Arts with Encore! Performing Arts and the Orlando Choral Society.

Applications Open for the 2021 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

November 08, 2021  The theme for the 2021 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards is strength, resolve and resilience.

Engaging in Ethical Dialogue About the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 03, 2021  Dr. Luciana Garbayo, assistant professor of philosophy and medical education, engages in ethical dialogue about the COVID-19 pandemic and public health with the community.

WMFE: Associate Professor of History Discusses the Roots and Trauma of Native American Boarding Schools

November 01, 2021  Associate professor of history Daniel Murphree spoke with WMFE about Native American boarding schools and the generational trauma that they caused.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF’s Project Spotlight Provides Theater Opportunities for All Majors

November 01, 2021  UCF’s Project Spotlight, a student-run organization, provides collaborative opportunities for students of all majors to take part in productions and develop original works through One Act Festivals and Ten Minute Play Competitions.

How a Car Accident Led This Themed Experience Instructor to Direct Orlando’s Halloween Haunts

November 01, 2021  Themed experience instructor Patrick Braillard ’14MA on his expertise in creating immersive, scary events that bring SeaWorld’s first Howl-o-Scream to life.

Texts and Technology Alumna Explores How Humanities Research Can Save Lives

October 29, 2021  Working on her dissertation for the Texts and Technology program led Linda Garrison ’21PhD to a significant conclusion: humanities research can save lives.