Dr. Nancy Stanlick Awarded First Annual UCF Creed Award for Integrity

March 04, 2009  Dr. Nancy Stanlick has been awarded the UCF Creed Award in Integrity. The UCF Creed Award was created in an effort to honor the individuals who exemplify the tenants of the UCF Creed.

Shaun Gallagher receives Distinguished Researcher Award

March 03, 2009  Shaun Gallagher has been selected to receive the 2008-2009 Distinguished Researcher Award for the College of Arts and Humanities. Shaun Gallagher’s research is conducted in the area of philosophical phenomenology, the philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences. His work is highly interdisciplinary and draws not only from philosophy, but...

T&T Ph.D. student to serve on the Bedford/St. Martins TA Advisory Board

March 02, 2009  Rochelle (Chelle) Becker-Bernstein, a third-year student in the T&T Ph.D. program, was selected as one of ten composition teaching assistants from around the country to serve on the Bedford/St. Martin’s TA Advisory Board for 2009. Ms. Bernstein, who is currently completing her coursework and looking forward to beginning her comprehensive...

UCF Theatre production of Marisol invited to regional conference

February 03, 2009  The Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival (KC/ACTF) Region IV Selection Team invites the UCF Conservatory Theatre production of Marisol to the regional conference in Greensboro, NC. Winners at the conference will perform at the Kennedy Center this spring.

Kimberly Saunders Randall and Thomas Potter to perform Donna Elvira and Leporello in Don Giovanni

December 02, 2008  Soprano Kimberly Saunders Randall and baritone Thomas Potter will appear in the January 24, 2009 performance of Don Giovanni with the Imperial Symphony of Lakeland on the Florida Southern College campus. Randall will sing the role of Donna Elvira and Potter will sing the role of Leporello.

M.F.A. student in The Writer's Chronicle

November 20, 2008  M.F.A. student Laurie Uttich’s article “Present-Moment Beginnings that Reveal a Memoir’s Ending” appears in the December 2008 issue of The Writer’s Chronicle, the prestigious national journal published by The Associated Writing Programs. Uttich also has work forthcoming in the literary journal Creative Nonfiction.

Potter and Orlando Opera in Il Trovatore

November 01, 2008  Baritone Thomas Potter will sing the role of Count di Luna in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Il Trovatore with the Orlando Opera Company.

Chicurel publishes musical theatre textbook

September 24, 2008  Steven Chicurel has cowritten Music Theory for Musical Theatre, a textbook published by The Scarecrow Press. John Bell and Steven R. Chicurel explore how musical theatre composers use basic principles of music theory to help illuminate characters and tell stories, while helping the student understand the form, structure, and dramatic...

Gallagher directs summer program at University of San Marino

September 14, 2008  Shaun Gallagher directs a summer school for graduate students and postdocs sponsored by a grant from the European Science Foundation on the topic of “Social Cognition and Social Narrative” at the University of San Marino.

Gallagher lectures at Harvard and Rutgers

September 14, 2008  Shaun Gallagher presents two lectures at Harvard University and one at Rutgers University on embodied cognition.

Cash lectures at Ecole Normale Supériure

September 14, 2008  Mason Cash is Visiting Professor at Ecole Normale Supériure in Lyon, France, in May and June. He conducts research on the philosophy of mind and gives a lecture on representation.

Janz teaches at Rhodes University in South Africa

September 14, 2008  Bruce Janz spends the 2008 summer term at Rhodes University in South Africa. He teaches a seminar on African philosophy and conducts research for a new book.

Jean-Michel Roy joins Philosophy as Visiting Research Professor

September 14, 2008  Jean-Michel Roy, Professor of Philosophy at the Ecole Normale Supériure in Lyon, France, is Visiting Research Professor in the Philosophy Department for the month of September. Dr. Roy studies analytic philosophy of mind and phenomenology with a special focus on the notion of representation. His current research is on intersubjectivity....

Gallagher publishes new book

September 14, 2008  Shaun Gallagher’s new book Brainstorming: Views and Interviews on the Mind is published by Imprint Academic. The book is an introduction to the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and it includes excerpts from a series of interviews that Gallagher conducted with some of the world’s leading neuropsychologists and cognitive...

Gallagher lectures in Berlin

September 14, 2008  Shaun Gallagher is a visiting scholar at the Zentrum für Literatur-und Kulturforschung (ZfL) in Berlin. He presents a lecture on embodied social cognition.

Potter and UCF Wind Ensemble Together

September 11, 2008  Thomas Potter will sing Andrew Boysen’s “Symphony No. 2” with the UCF Wind Ensemble on Friday, September 26.

UCF Jazz Festival on NPR

August 21, 2008  On Saturday October 16, 2008, NPR’s JazzSet program features the 2008 UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival with One for All. The Festival, recorded February 23, 2008, broadcasts worldwide. Locally, the program is presented by Orlando’s 90.7 WMFE-FM and on the Web at

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