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Spotlight 2022: Year-In-Review

September 22, 2022  The positive impact the arts and humanities has on our community is evident. From the expertise our professors lend on a daily basis to the talents of our students, the people in our college accomplish great things. Read about them in our annual report, Spotlight 2022.

What Does Queen Elizabeth II’s Death Mean for the Future of the Monarchy?

September 19, 2022  With her funeral taking place today, two UCF professors discuss the impact of Queen Elizabeth II’s death.

UCF History Professor Discusses the Importance of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2022  Abby Hornacek of FOX News speaks with UCF History Professor Luis Martinez-Fernandez on the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month and the significance of this month to Hispanic communities and beyond.

History Professor Teaches Students About Artemis I

August 30, 2022  Despite Artemis I’s launch delay, local students at the Academic Center for Excellence made the most of history professor Amy Foster’s expertise and learned more about science, space, and most importantly, safety.

WMFE: UCF History Professor Amy Foster Discusses Artemis Launch

August 24, 2022  Amy Foster, associate professor of history, was featured on WMFE’S “Are We There Yet?” podcast discussing NASA’s upcoming Artemis I launch and how it differs from the Apollo program more than 50 years ago. 

UCF History Grad Helps Secure Justice for Military Families Exposed to Toxic Water

August 23, 2022  After 15 years of advocacy, Mike Partain ’21MA helped secure the passage of the PACT Act, which will allow Marines and their families — including the history alum — who were exposed to toxic water at Camp Lejeune to seek damages.

UCF Welcomes 4,000 New Graduate Students to Campus for Fall 2022

August 22, 2022  Students are encouraged to attend welcome events throughout the first week, meet with faculty and other students, and engage with academic resources.

Alumni Writers Discuss Their Latest Works and Process

August 10, 2022  For National Book Lovers Day 2022, CAH alumni Samantha Markum ’12, Holly A. Pinheiro ’08 and Laurie Uttich ’09MFA spoke about their latest books and how their UCF education impacted their lives.

CAH Welcomes New Faces, Roles to Staff and Administration

August 08, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities extends a welcome to new and familiar faces during the transition of some critical administrative and staff roles.

Faculty Granted Promotion and Tenure

June 03, 2022  UCF awarded 22 faculty in the arts and humanities promotion and tenure. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UCF Class Spotlight: Women in American Science

April 05, 2022  The Women in Science course looks at the history of American and European women who have pursued scientific endeavors from the 19th century forward.

Orlando Sentinel: 2022 UCF Celebrates the Arts: 5 Highlights

April 01, 2022  Started in 2015, UCF Celebrates the Arts continues to grow with this year’s festival. Here, representing various artistic genres, are five key programs at the festival to check out.

NSM Today: UCF Panelists Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic, Explore Historical Contexts

March 28, 2022  Four UCF professors examined the COVID-19 pandemic and drew comparisons by exploring historical contexts of past epidemics in the United States on Friday.

Annual Pauley Lecture Series on Global Affairs Examines Nixon’s Presidency

March 24, 2022  John Roy Price, this year’s speaker for the Annual Pauley Lecture Series, will take a fresh look at Nixon’s social policies and the ongoing relevance of the arguments for and against them.

11 CAH Faculty Members Named Recipients of the 2022 Seed Funding Program

March 10, 2022  The program awarded a total of $1 million to 32 teams, several of which included CAH faculty members.