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.