Congdon is a National Art Education Association Fellow

August 21, 2008  Kristin Congdon is a National Art Education Association Fellow for Spring 2008. Among her many projects, Kristin is senior editor of the Journal for Cultural Research in Art Education, the journal for the United States Society for Education through Art, and associate editor for Studies in Art Education, the research...

Congdon joins Florida Humanities Council's Road Scholar program

August 21, 2008  Kristin Congdon’s “Folk Art in the United States: Definitions, Distinctions, and Descriptions” has been accepted by the Florida Humanities Council for its 2008-09 Road Scholar program.

ChinaVine expands to Beijing Normal University

August 21, 2008  Kristin Congdon’s ChinaVine research project has now expanded to include Beijing Normal University. The project, which assists in the preservation of China’s folk arts, is featured in an article in the Orlando Sentinel. Learn about the project at

Sara Myers takes gold at Drum Corps International Championships

August 12, 2008  Sara Myers, a sophomore music education major, wins first place for High Brass at the Drum Corps Individual & Ensemble Competition held in Indianapolis, IN. The Individual & Emsemble Competition is a highly competitive event during the Drum Corps International Championships. She scored 97 points out of a possible 100.

Potter with Imperial Symphony in Don Giovanni

August 09, 2008  Baritone Thomas Potter sings the role of Leporello in a fully staged version of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni with the Imperial Symphony in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, January 24.

T&T Student's Technical Report Writing Course Wins Exemplary Course Award

July 24, 2008  Tom Cavanagh’s undergraduate Technical Report Writing course was named a winner in this year’s Blackboard/WebCT Exemplary Course Awards. Tom won a free trip to Vegas in July of 2008 to present the course and receive the award. Tom has also been accepted into a management development program for higher education...

M.F.A. Alumnus Publishes Two Stories

July 24, 2008  M.F.A. alumnus Brock Adams (2008) had two stories published recently. "People I Never See Again" is currently online at The Scruffy Dog Review and "Blue Morning Dark" will be available on Café Irreal on August 1, 2008. Brock has also taken a position of Instructor in the English Department at...

T&T Student's Web site Launched to Gather Research on Digital Ethnography and Social Networking

July 24, 2008  On Oct. 15, Michelle Ferrier launched, an online community hub in Volusia and Flagler counties. Michelle is the managing editor for the hybrid ezine and citizen journalism initiative, which is sponsored by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. The site allows users to post stories, photos and events and to post...

T&T Student Presents Paper at Conference

July 24, 2008  Rusty Carpenter presents his paper, "Analyzing Culture’s Influence on Design," at the International Conference on Design Principles and Practices in January 2008 at the University of Miami.

Keith Koons elected president of the International Clarinet Association

July 14, 2008  At ClarinetFest in Kansas City, Keith Koons was elected president of the International Clarinet Association. He will serve from 2008 to 2010.

Student receives Honorable Mention in Research Showcase

April 25, 2008  Tristan Reiniers received an honorable mention in the Arts & Humanities category at the 2008 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. Tristan’s poster entitled “The Persistence of Self” was presented under faculty mentor Mason Cash.

Potter Sings with the Imperial Symphony in Don Giovanni

January 01, 2008  Baritone Thomas Potter sang the role of Baron Scarpia in a fully staged version of Puccini’s opera Tosca with the Imperial Symphony in Lakeland, Florida.

UCF Opera Professor Sings in Falstaff

May 01, 2007  Thomas Potter, Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera, sang the role of “Ford” in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Falstaff with the Indianapolis Opera.