Documenting the Suburban Gothic: An Interview with Ryan Rivas
January 24, 2023 Assistant Professor of English Chrissy Kolaya sat down with writer, publisher and community builder Ryan Rivas about his debut book, Nextdoor in Colonialtown.
UCF Medievalist Receives Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities
January 19, 2023 Assistant Professor of English Stephen Hopkins was selected for a highly competitive year-long, $60,000 fellowship in support of his book, The Infernal Laboratory: Vernacular Theology and Hell in the Medieval North Sea.
CAH Events: Cancellations and Postponements Due to Tropical Storm Nicole
November 08, 2022 The UCF campus will be closed for operations on Wednesday and Thursday due to Tropical Storm Nicole, and Friday for Veterans Day. All public events scheduled for those days will be canceled or rescheduled.
CAH Events: Cancellations and Postponements Due to Hurricane Ian
September 27, 2022 The UCF campus will be closed for operations on Wednesday and Thursday, and classes are also canceled on Friday. All public events scheduled for those days will be canceled or rescheduled.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Graduate Faculty Profile: David James Poissant
July 15, 2022 Jamie Poissant teaches undergraduate and graduate classes while advising the Graduate Writers Association and PARCELS, the UCF MFA student reading series. The most rewarding part of his job as an educator is seeing students grow, whether watching a graduate student sign a book contract with a major publisher or watching...
Faculty Granted Promotion and Tenure
June 03, 2022 UCF awarded 22 faculty in the arts and humanities promotion and tenure. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.
English Alumnus Shares His Secrets to Success in Online Publishing
June 02, 2022 Will Wight ’13MFA has sold more than one million copies of his online books, making a name for himself on the New York Times Best Seller list and topping the Kindle store charts.
Three CAH Alumni Named to UCF’s 2022 “30 Under 30”
May 24, 2022 Congratulations to CAH alumni Emily Judd ’16, Kristen Thomas ’16 and Amy Weschler ’15 who have been named to UCF Alumni’s 2022 “30 Under 30.”
CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service
May 10, 2022 The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF. At the ceremony, college administration recognized staff members for their dedication to UCF and acknowledged the challenging year the employees faced.
Associate Dean Lynn Hepner to Retire in August
April 25, 2022 Associate Dean Lynn Hepner ’95MA is retiring from UCF on August 7. Her ability to anticipate the needs of the college and to provide the right data at the right time has made her invaluable to CAH.
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.
Assistant Professor of English Named 2022 Reach for the Stars Honoree
April 06, 2022 This year’s honorees are using research to help create a brighter future — including Chrissy Kolaya, assistant professor of English.
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.