Students, Faculty and Staff Honored at 2023 Founders’ Day Ceremonies

April 06, 2023  CAH faculty, students and staff were recognized for excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service at UCF’s annual Founders’ Day celebrations.

Operación Pedro Pan Comes to UCF

April 04, 2023  Community experts share their experiences of undergoing the Operación Pedro Pan flights and the aftermath of their new lives in America as some of the 14,000 minors that came from Cuba to the United States.

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.

Ciera Horton McElroy Publishes “Atomic Family”

February 14, 2023  UCF alumna Ciera Horton McElroy’s new book, Atomic Family, will be available Feb. 28.

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.