Professor and Director on Themed Experience Program at UCF
March 21, 2023 Peter Weishar, professor and director of the Themed Experience programs at UCF, spoke with InPark Magazine about the strides he is making in bringing formal education in themed experience to students at UCF.
Arecibo Observatory ‘The Biggest Dream’ Film Premiere Set for UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 21, 2023 The screening will be the Florida premiere of the film that tells the story of the rise, the fall and the future of what was once one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes.
Orlando Sentinel: Megan Hilty, PBS Stars and More at UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 14, 2023 Megan Hilty and PBS stars join the lineup of events for UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 as part of WUCF’s 10 year anniversary.
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.