Two College of Arts and Humanities Staff Receive UCF Advancement Core Values Award

September 12, 2022  Director of Advancement in Arts Azela Santana and Director of Advancement in Humanities Chris Hixon received two of three 2022 UCF Advancement Core Values Awards.   

English Student Wins First Prize in International Essay Contest

September 12, 2022  Emily Aycrigg has been awarded first place in the undergraduate division of the Jane Austen Society of North America’s annual essay contest for a paper she wrote in her UCF English class.

UCF Faculty, Alumni and Students featured in SNAP! Florida Showcase Exhibition

September 08, 2022  UCF faculty, alumni and students are featured among 50 artists exhibited at Snap! Gallery’s 2022 Florida Showcase. Now in its fifth year, the 2022 Florida Showcase celebrates Florida-based photographers and artists. The exhibition is currently on view through Jan. 14, 2023, at Snap! Downtown Orlando. 

Theatre UCF 2021-22 In Review

September 07, 2022  Theatre UCF took audiences on a journey through works by contemporary American playwrights that tackled a wide range of topics — the complexities of adolescence, the ups and downs of adulthood, loss and finding love in unexpected places. After a year where performances were disrupted and reimagined by the pandemic,...

Ukrainian National Ballet Shares Love and Loss Through Ballroom Performance

August 31, 2022  The Ukrainian National Ballet left their hearts on the Pegasus Ballroom stage Monday night as a part of their world tour to spread awareness of ongoing war struggles.

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.

Meet New Faculty in the Arts and Humanities

August 29, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members that joined our college this fall!

UCF Art Gallery 2021-2022 Exhibition Review

August 29, 2022  The UCF Art Gallery serves as a catalyst for visual arts experiences and education, culture and community engagement by providing a framework for intellectual and creative inquiry. In the 2021-2022 academic year, the gallery hosted exhibitions and programming both in person and online that examined cultural and social contexts while...

UCF Alum Stars In Netflix’s “That’s Amor”

August 26, 2022  Isaac Gonzalez Rossi ’15, a theatre and writing and rhetoric graduate, stars as Matias in the newly-released That’s Amor on Netflix. 

CAH Funded Research: 2021–22

August 25, 2022  2021–2022 funded research projects involving UCF College of Arts and Humanities personnel include: Faculty PIs receiving awards Faculty and staff involved in proposal submissions Before a research grant is awarded, considerable time and effort go into preparing the proposal. We recognize and thank CAH faculty and staff involved in research...

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. 

Ukrainian Alumna Performed Benefit Concert with UCF Musicians

August 24, 2022  Orlando Sentinel has shared a story about Iryna Usova, a Ukranian musician and UCF alumna who has returned to Central Florida after fleeing her war-torn home country. Usova will be performing a benefit concert on Thursday, Aug. 25 at St. Luke’s Church in Oviedo.

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.

Student-Run Arts Ambassador Program Looks to Increase Arts Engagement on Campus

August 18, 2022  Students from all majors are invited to join the new Arts Ambassador program, which seeks to bring more attention to UCF’s visual arts, theatre and music activities. The first meeting is on Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in Studio One of the Performing Arts Center-Theatre (building 119).

Knights Do That Podcast: Reimagining Storytelling Through Themed Experience

August 15, 2022  Peter Weishar, UCF’s themed experience program director, shares how UCF is preparing graduates to make an impact in this multi-billion dollar field by providing the industry training, insight and connections needed to succeed.

Orlando Weekly: Artist-in-residence Shannon Rae Lindsey explores the nature of objects at Casselberry Sculpture House

August 12, 2022  Shannon Rae Lindsey, gallery director and lecturer at UCF, is the current artist-in-residence at the Casselberry Sculpture House. Her work is a unique approach on order and disorder and her interpretation of entropy.

The Graduate Who Will Never Stop Learning

August 10, 2022  Virginia Perwin, a recent Summer ’22 MA graduate, understands the importance of education. That’s why she’s chosen to earn her second master’s degree in TESOL, 60 years after earning her bachelor’s.

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.