Arius West ’17 Creates Autobiographical Show

March 14, 2023  Local actor and theater maker Arius West ’17 took over Fringe ArtSpace for a 60-minute show that focuses on the development of an artist, as seen through West’s own experiences.

Introducing CAH-nversations: A UCF College of Arts and Humanities Podcast

March 13, 2023  In the first episode of the College of Arts and Humanities’ new podcast, UCF composition professor Alex Burtzos and librettist Daniel Neer discuss the development of their new opera, HE Who Gets Slapped.

Texts & Technology Professor Discusses “Dilbert” Repercussions

March 07, 2023  Mel Stanfill, associate professor in the Texts and Technology program at UCF, says freedom of speech isn’t guaranteed to come with freedom of ramifications.

Free Events in Orlando This April: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023

March 06, 2023  The annual UCF Celebrates the Arts festival offers a variety of free music, visual arts, humanities and kid-friendly events at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from April 2 through 15.

Theatre UCF Explores the Meaning of ‘Home’ in New Play

March 06, 2023  “Home of the Brave,” a play crafted from interviews conducted with military kids in Hawaii, was produced on the UCF stage on Feb. 24 through Feb. 26.

Researcher Uncovers Lost Native American History

March 06, 2023  Amy Larner Giroux, a UCF researcher who specializes in digitizing the physical space of the St. Augustine National Cemetery, came across two graves, titled “Six Unknown Indians.”

Alumna Uses Color, Texture to Create Surrealistic Wonderlands

February 28, 2023  School of Visual Arts and Design alumna Cheryl Tall ’74 will display her artwork at the Sparks Gallery March 12-April 30.

Theatre Alum Strengthens Outreach at Barter Theatre

February 28, 2023  UCF Alum Terrance Jackson ’13 is helping Barter Theatre in Virginia strengthen its relationship with communities of color as Barter’s Outreach and Black Stories Black Voices leader.

Amy Larner Giroux Helps Identify Native American Graves

February 28, 2023  Amy Larner Giroux is working with a team of UCF researchers, the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, the National Park Service, the Florida National Guard and Flagler College to uncover the experiences and identities of imprisoned Native American warriors.

4 Things to Know About Professor Kibibi Mack-Shelton, New Coordinator of Africana Studies Minor

February 27, 2023  Kibibi Mack-Shelton is joining the Department of History faculty as the new coordinator of the Africana Studies minor, an interdisciplinary program exploring contributions that Black individuals have made to civilization.

Voice Specialist Teaches Vocal Health Through New Methods

February 27, 2023  Tara Snyder’s five years of hard work and dedication allowed her to become one of the forty people trained in the Estill Method.

BFA Theatre Students Sweep Regional Competition, Two Move on to Nationals

February 23, 2023  Several BFA Theatre students won awards for their area at the 55th KCACTF Region IV Convention and Competition and two students, Leyandra Cardoza and Erica Fox, move on to nationals.

UCF’s John C. Hitt Leaves Legacy of Partnerships and Transforming Lives

February 22, 2023  We will always remember Dr. Hitt — who served the university as president for 26 years — as a visionary leader, a champion of education and a beloved member of the UCF community.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 Has Something for Everyone

February 20, 2023  UCF’s annual festival of creativity returns April 2–15 with a wide range of affordable events. Tickets for select events are available now, with the remainder of events available Feb. 24 and March 3.

UCF Announces 2023’s 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Recipients

February 17, 2023  UCF Alumni is pleased to announce its 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Recipients for the Class of 2023. The stellar group of alumni comprises scientists, attorneys, teachers, financial analysts, entrepreneurs, nurses, UCF employees, graduate students and others who have launched from UCF and landed in successful careers of their dreams.

‘Futures in Languages’ Podcast Showcases Opportunities for New Language Learners

February 15, 2023  Lecturer Christina Torres shares insight into her podcast, Futures in Languages.

Several UCF Students Named Winners at the KCACTF Region 4 Festival

February 14, 2023  Several UCF students have received awards for their outstanding work at the KCACTF Region 4 Festival.

Flying Horse Big Band Performs at HAPCO Fest

February 14, 2023  The Flying Horse Big Band performed at the 2023 HAPCO Jazz Fest under the direction of Jeff Rupert.

Ciera Horton McElroy Publishes “Atomic Family”

February 14, 2023  UCF alumna Ciera Horton McElroy’s new book, Atomic Family, will be available Feb. 28.

Luis Martínez-Fernández To Present Book at Bar Association of Puerto Rico

February 14, 2023  Luis Martínez-Fernández will present his new book at the Bar Association of Puerto Rico.