Kelly A. Miller Named FMEA’s College Music Educator of the Year

January 12, 2022  Associate professor and coordinator of music education Kelly A. Miller was named the Florida Music Education Association’s 2022 College Music Educator of the Year.

Florida Humanities “Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants” Awarded to Four Units

January 04, 2022  In October, four units in the UCF College of Arts and Humanities were awarded Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants.

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

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.

UCF History Professors on What It’s Like Serving as Fellows for the Royal Historical Society

October 29, 2021  As fellows of the Royal Historical Society, Assistant Professor Duncan Hardy and Associate Professor and Department of History Chair Peter Larson strengthen their research through the collaborative community.

2 CAH Faculty Members Inducted into UCF Scroll and Quill Society

October 25, 2021  The honorees represent some of UCF’s best and brightest faculty who have helped elevate the university’s reputation on the national and international stages.

Assistant Professor David Reed Awarded Jump Start Fund

October 21, 2021  Assistant professor of acting and directing David Reed was awarded for his project that will help performing arts students prepare audition material using current technology.

NSM Today: UCF Documentary on LGBTQ Oppression Finds Relevance 10 Year Later

October 21, 2021  “The Committee,” an Emmy award-winning documentary created by history professor Robert Cassanello and film professor Lisa Mills, dives into the lives of victims of the Johns Committee, which was initially formed by Senator Charley Johns in 1956 to remove communism in Florida.

WUCF Earns 4 Suncoast Regional Emmy Nominations

October 20, 2021  College of Arts and Humanities faculty, students and alumni collaborated with WUCF on the acclaimed material.

Assistant Professor of Jazz Percussion Clarence Penn Awarded a Jazz Road Creative Residencies Grant

October 08, 2021  Assistant professor of jazz percussion Clarence Penn was awarded a $40,000 Jazz Road Creative Residencies Grant from South Arts.

Theatre Professor Jim Helsinger Named Among Orlando’s 50 Most Powerful People of 2021

October 08, 2021  Orlando Magazine’s list highlights prominent leaders in education, tourism, government, entertainment, sports, arts and business.

English Professor David James Poissant Recognized With Luminary Award

October 07, 2021  Associate professor of English David James Poissant was honored with a Luminary Award, granted to faculty members who are leaders in their fields and conducting work that has had a significant impact on the world.

UCF English Alumnus Selected as Orlando’s Poet Laureate

October 07, 2021  As the City Beautiful’s official storyteller, Shawn Welcome ’17 will present original poems at local events to inspire other artists in the community.

Announcing the Mark Brotherton Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

October 07, 2021  Mark Brotherton’s indelible impact on his students will live on in the form of the Mark Brotherton Memorial Scholarship in Theatre.

UCF History Professor Invested into Endowed Position

October 01, 2021  Kenneth Hanson, professor and program director of Judaic Studies, was invested into the Tess and Abe Wise Endowed Professorship in Judaic Studies. The endowed faculty position recognizes Hanson’s accomplishments and will allow him to advance his work and research.

Africana Studies Student Awarded Dining Scholarship

September 22, 2021  The UCF Africana Studies program proudly awards the Africana Studies and Business Services Dining Stipend to senior Jasmine Harris. Sponsored by UCF Business Services, the stipend offers an all-access meal plan that grants seven-day access to both campus dining halls, 63 South and Knightro’s.

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.

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.

UCF Ranked #2 Among Top Public Animation Schools and Colleges Nationally

June 24, 2021  Animation Career Review has ranked the UCF School of Visual Arts and Design No. 2 among the nation’s top public animation schools and colleges in 2021.