Stella Sung’s Piece “Starbursts” Makes World Premiere

May 22, 2023  Stella Sung’s piece, Starbursts, was performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra for their last concert of the season in its classic series.

Making Dreams Into Reality: How Three Character Animation Students Started Their UCF Careers in High School

November 21, 2022  Isabella Moreno, Delaney Kreidler and Casey Mueller first met as highschoolers attending the 2019 Pre-College Animation Intensive held by the UCF Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology and Entertainment (CREATE). A few years later, all three students were accepted to the university’s competitive character animation program.

Knights Do That Podcast: Combining Art and Technology

November 07, 2022  Renowned composer and Pegasus Professor Stella Sung shares the importance of integrating science and the arts, as well as her research on using virtual and augmented reality in the classical concert setting.

Spotlight 2022: Year-In-Review

September 22, 2022  The positive impact the arts and humanities has on our community is evident. From the expertise our professors lend on a daily basis to the talents of our students, the people in our college accomplish great things. Read about them in our annual report, Spotlight 2022.

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.

WESH 2: UCF Celebrates the Arts Makes Comeback at Dr. Phillips Center with ‘Shrek: The Musical’

April 08, 2022  This year, the 11-day festival known as UCF Celebrates the Arts is back and bigger than ever before.

Thank You Knight Nation for Record-Breaking UCF Day of Giving 2022

April 08, 2022  “We asked for a ‘little help from our friends’ this year, and our friends delivered,” says Jeff Moore, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

Using the Arts to Take a Deep Dive into the Sea

April 07, 2022  Pegasus Professor Stella Sung’s composition “Oceana: Sounds of the Sea” will invite patrons at UCF Celebrates the Arts into a story they will never forget.

Broadway World: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Back UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 06, 2022  The annual festival brings musicians, theater practitioners and visual artists from the UCF campus to the Central Florida community in an array of offerings including jazz, dance, musical theater, opera, symphony, bands, visual arts, talks, choirs, family events and more.

Orlando Sentinel: Music, Film Draw Attention to the World’s Beleaguered Oceans

April 04, 2022  Composed by Stella Sung, “Oceana” incorporates actual marine-animal sounds and highlights the pollution challenges faced by the world’s water.

Opera Orlando to Premiere ‘The Secret River’ Composed by UCF Professor Stella Sung

December 15, 2021  The opera, which is based on a story of Central Floridians during the Great Depression, will show at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts Dec. 17-19.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando’s Support and Talent Bring to Life ‘The Secret River,’ Composed by Stella Sung

December 15, 2021  This weekend, Opera Orlando will debut “The Secret River,” with music composed by Pegasus Professor Stella Sung.

Call for proposals: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

September 08, 2021  UCF Celebrates the Arts is accepting event/exhibit proposals for festival inclusion. Deadline to apply is September 26.

Staff Awards Recognize Dedication and Exemplary Service

April 29, 2021  The annual college staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

Explore Pompeii at UCF

October 23, 2020  The ancient town of Pompeii, destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, has long fascinated society. This fall, the Orlando Science Center will host the traveling exhibition, “Pompeii: The Immortal City,” and two UCF collaborations from the College of Arts and Humanities will be featured.

UCF CREATE Launches ‘Lead… Like a Girl’ Courses In Honor of International Day of the Girl

October 11, 2020  With the observance on Oct. 11, students can enroll in leadership, interviewing, and other life and career skill courses, which are intended to empower girls all-year long.

Faculty members rejoin CAH after reorganization

September 02, 2020  When the Nicholson School of Communication and Media joined the College of Sciences, six individuals opted to keep their positions in the College of Arts and Humanities.

UCF Music Professor, Opera Orlando Win Grant to Create New Opera

July 24, 2020  Stella Sung’s third opera will be a musical adaptation of “The Secret River,” a children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Arts and Humanities Summer Speaker Series

June 17, 2020  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities is hosting a series of talks from the faculty highlighting research and teaching in arts and humanities. The summer speaker series will run from June 18 through July 23.