UCF artists “Arts On!”

March 26, 2020  We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!

The Powerful Force of Nostalgia

March 26, 2020  Peter Telep, a senior instructor in the Department of English, talks about why nostalgic toys hold power over us.

Event cancellations and updates for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

March 13, 2020  The College of Arts and Humanities has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel many upcoming events, including UCF Celebrates the Arts.

English student receives Order of Pegasus

February 20, 2020  English student Taylor Pryor is one of 24 students to receive UCF’s most prestigious student award, Order of Pegasus.

A Look Back at the Start of UCF’s Black Student Union

February 04, 2020  UCF alumni Roland Williams and Wiletha Williams share their experience as some of the university’s first students.

English faculty Micah Dean Hicks named 2020 NEA Creative Writing fellow

January 28, 2020  Department of English faculty member Micah Dean Hicks has been named a 2020 NEA Creative Writing fellow.

Alumni spotlight: Cody Miller

January 08, 2020  English alumnus Cody Miller was awarded the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2016.

New books from faculty to add to your winter break reading list

December 02, 2019  Discover the perfect book to cozy up with over winter break among a list of seven of the College of Arts and Humanities’ most recent faculty publications.

$3.4 million grant to help homeowners evaluate property risks

October 22, 2019  Dr. Sonia Stephens of English and Texts & Technology is part of the team developing the program. She is a co-principal investigator of the project.

English professor Tison Pugh wins international book award

October 02, 2019  Following a series of awards earlier this year, UCF English professor Tison Pugh has been honored for excellence in writing and teaching with the 2019 Teaching Literature Book Award.

New faculty members strengthen the arts & humanities

August 26, 2019  Please join us in welcoming our new colleagues in the College of Arts and Humanities.

English professor Tison Pugh wins national award for LGBTQ book

June 20, 2019  Professor Tison Pugh’s book, “The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom” won The Popular Culture Association John Leo and Dana Heller Award for the Best Work in LGBTQ Studies.

English assistant professor Jake Wolff publishes debut novel

June 14, 2019  Assistant English professor Jake Wolff shares his inspiration for his first novel, “The History of Living Forever” as well as his thoughts on UCF, advice for young writers and more.

Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

May 22, 2019  Apply for the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards now through October 10. Two winners will be selected and receive $25,000 each. The purpose of the awards is to build sustainable models for arts and wellness innovation both across the community and UCF campus.

2 CAH alumni receive Fulbright Award

May 16, 2019  Two CAH graduates have received prestigious Fulbright awards that will allow them to travel abroad to pursue research and educational opportunities or teach English.

UCF researchers bring 1755 literary work into digital age

May 16, 2019  A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities is helping bring Samuel Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language into the the digital age.

Students, faculty involved in NPR News’ NextGenRadio

May 03, 2019  UCF’s Nicholson School of Communication and Media and WUCF-TV partnered with Central Florida’s WMFE 90.7FM to bring the program to Orlando April 29-May 3. Four of the six students selected to participate in Orlando’s “boot camp” are from UCF.

17 CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure

April 16, 2019  Fostering the success of our faculty and staff is critical to meeting the mission of the College of Arts and Humanities. This year, 17 faculty members received promotions or tenure.

Star Wars: May the Course Be With You

April 09, 2019  Coming to the UCF galaxy fall of 2019, Special Topics: Star Wars will focus on the popular films’ storytelling techniques and is open to all majors.

5 Arts & Humanities faculty members receive emeritus status

April 03, 2019  Five retiring UCF College of Arts and Humanities faculty members received emeritus status in 2019: Paul Dombrowski, José Fernández, Paolo Giordano, Daniel Jones and Donald Stap.