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Ancient Near East Research Receives Funding, Exposure

May 11, 2022  Historian Tiffany Earley-Spadoni’s research on the rise and fall of near East fortresses is receiving support from funders, including the National Endowment for the Humanities.

CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 10, 2022  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF. At the ceremony, college administration recognized staff members for their dedication to UCF and acknowledged the challenging year the employees faced.

SVAD Faculty Members Darlene Hadrika and Scott F. Hall Retire

May 05, 2022  Darlene Hadrika and Scott F. Hall, longtime faculty members in the School of Visual Arts and Design, will retire this semester.

First Themed Experience Cohort Graduates from UCF

May 05, 2022  UCF’s first class of students in the new Themed Experience program are set to graduate from the university this spring. A group of 10 grads will be the first to complete the unique master’s degree track for creative interdisciplinary careers in Orlando’s hospitality and tourism industry.

We’re Hiring: Marketing Coordinator I

April 29, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities is looking for an early-career writer/social media coordinator to assist in promoting our students’ academic accomplishments, faculty successes and many events. Apply by May 12.

Associate Dean Lynn Hepner to Retire in August

April 25, 2022  Associate Dean Lynn Hepner ’95MA is retiring from UCF on August 7. Her ability to anticipate the needs of the college and to provide the right data at the right time has made her invaluable to CAH.

A Look Back at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 20, 2022  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 featured an incredible variety of creative talent, in events ranging from Shrek to sculptures, cooking to choirs, and oceans to opera.

Winter Park Magazine: An Intimate Portrait of Renowned Artist Robert Rivers

April 18, 2022  “I never thought I’d be an artist, but I drew all the time…” says Robert Rivers, professor of studio art at UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design.

On the Shared Culture of Food and Music: A Talk With Lidia Bastianich

April 16, 2022  UCF Director of Orchestras Chung Park reflects on a shared a meal with chef Lidia Bastianich during UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022. Bastianich was invited to talk at the annual festival as part of the Neil R. Euliano Speaker Series, hosted by UCF’s Italian Studies program.

Orlando Sentinel: Limbitless Solutions at UCF Launches Kids’ Bionic Arm Research

April 13, 2022  Limbitless Solutions is partnering with children’s hospitals to research the effect bionic prosthetics devices on young patients’ brains.

Graduating Photography Students Exhibit Work at Gallery 500

April 12, 2022  The seniors in the B.S. Photography program at the University of Central Florida present, “A Piece of Us,” their graduation exhibition.

NSM Today: UCF’s Kappa Pi Society Offers Artists a Home On Campus

April 12, 2022  UCF’s chapter of the Kappa Pi International Art Society is an eclectic mix of art, film and photography majors who share a love for the visual arts.

ARTnews: SVAD Professor Selected to Showcase Work in Premiere Global Exhibition

April 12, 2022  Associate Professor Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz was one of a group of select artists chosen to showcase their work as part of the first global exhibit dedicated to using clothing as a medium of visual art.

WESH 2: UCF Celebrates the Arts Makes Comeback at Dr. Phillips Center with ‘Shrek: The Musical’

April 08, 2022  This year, the 11-day festival known as UCF Celebrates the Arts is back and bigger than ever before.

Thank You Knight Nation for Record-Breaking UCF Day of Giving 2022

April 08, 2022  “We asked for a ‘little help from our friends’ this year, and our friends delivered,” says Jeff Moore, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

Using the Arts to Take a Deep Dive into the Sea

April 07, 2022  Pegasus Professor Stella Sung’s composition “Oceana: Sounds of the Sea” will invite patrons at UCF Celebrates the Arts into a story they will never forget.

Assistant Professor of English Named 2022 Reach for the Stars Honoree

April 06, 2022  This year’s honorees are using research to help create a brighter future — including Chrissy Kolaya, assistant professor of English.

2022 Founders’ Day Awards Honor Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

April 06, 2022  More than 20 arts and humanities faculty were honored at this year’s Founders Day Honors Convocation.

Broadway World: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Back UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 06, 2022  The annual festival brings musicians, theater practitioners and visual artists from the UCF campus to the Central Florida community in an array of offerings including jazz, dance, musical theater, opera, symphony, bands, visual arts, talks, choirs, family events and more.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Poet Laureate Hopes To Inspire Through Sharing and Creative Expression

April 06, 2022  Poet Laureate Shawn Welcome will perform at Dr. Phillips Center as part of “A Celebration of the Orlando Poet Laureate” on April 9.