Information Session and Open House Round-Up

September 15, 2021  In the next month, the College of Arts and Humanities will offer a wide variety of information sessions and open houses related to our various degree programs.

TD Bank Supports Student and Alumni Artwork in Orlando

September 14, 2021  TD Bank has teamed up with UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design to select student artwork to be featured in a new UCF campus store opening this month.

Anastasia Salter Shares How the End of Adobe Flash Impacted 9/11 News Coverage

September 13, 2021  Anastasia Salter, Director of Graduate Programs and Texts and Technology, was featured in a CNN article about how the end of Adobe Flash has rendered some news coverage of the September 11 attacks inaccessible.

Spotlight: UCF College of Arts and Humanities 2020–21 Year-in-Review

September 09, 2021  Spotlight, our college’s annual year-in-review, features stories, photos and videos that shine a light on the impact of the arts and humanities.

Jeff Rupert Honored as Trustee Chair

September 09, 2021  Jeff Rupert has built UCF’s jazz studies program into one of the most highly respected programs in the nation.

Call for proposals: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

September 08, 2021  UCF Celebrates the Arts is accepting event/exhibit proposals for festival inclusion. Deadline to apply is September 26.

Eclectic Knights Art Exhibit Provides a Healing Outlet for Artists

September 07, 2021  Eclectic Knights XIII exhibited art by students, alumni, faculty and staff at the Orlando Museum of Art.

Knights Do That Podcast: SVAD Grad Reina Castellanos ’16MFA Uses Culture to Create

September 07, 2021  SVAD grad Reina Castellanos ’16MFA discusses her life as an artist and her latest design project with Target’s Latino Heritage Month line.

UCF Adjunct Professor and Rabbi Shares Insight on Jewish High Holy Days

September 03, 2021  Rabbi Sanford Olshansky, adjunct professor of Judaic studies, shares the traditions of Rosh Hashanah — the first of the Jewish High Holy Days spanning 10 days — and Yom Kippur, which marks the end of the observance.

Roadmap Writers Interns Gain Real-World Experience in the Screenwriting Industry

September 01, 2021  This summer, three senior Creative Writing majors gained experience in the screenwriting industry thanks to an internship with Roadmap Writers.

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

August 31, 2021  The theme for the 2021 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards is strength, resolve and resilience.

SVAD MFA Student Awarded an ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Scholarship

August 30, 2021  Damian Thorn-Hauswirth, a student in the Animation and Visual Effects MFA program, has won an ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Scholarship.

Visiting Lecturer Roberta Emerson Named Director of New Play Development With Orlando Shakes

August 27, 2021  Roberta Emerson, visiting lecturer in the School of Performing Arts, has been named Director of New Play Development with Orlando Shakes.

We’re hiring: Marketing Coordinator II for Performing Arts

August 27, 2021  The School of Performing Arts is seeking a Marketing Coordinator II to promote its offerings, including performances in music, theatre and dance; UCF Celebrates the Arts; and academic programs.

UCF Offers High-Demand Kurdish Language Courses

August 24, 2021  Thanks to a collaboration between the UCF Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs, UCF is now one of only two universities in the nation to regularly offer Kurdish language courses.

The College of Arts and Humanities Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 23, 2021  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members joining our college this fall!

Professor Scott F. Hall’s Instruments Presented Internationally

August 18, 2021  This month, seven of SVAD Professor Scott F. Hall’s sculptural musical instrument designs were shown in FEEDback, a curated group exhibition in the Italian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale. For 120 years, the Biennale has been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world, today drawing an audience of over...

SVAD Professor Featured in Exhibition by the National Museum of Women in the Arts

August 16, 2021  Associate professor of studio art Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz was featured in a story from The Washington Post about “Reclamation: Recipes, Remedies, and Rituals”, an online exhibition by the National Museum of Women in the Arts

12 Animated, Fantasy and Superhero Films Made by UCF Grads

August 10, 2021  UCF animation alumni worked behind the scenes on some of the biggest movies from the last decade.

Chris Hixon ’15 ‘21M.A: Shaping the Future of Rhetoric

August 06, 2021  Graduating with his M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition, Chris Hixon is looking forward to shaping the future of the discipline that inspired him.