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.