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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.

Ancient Near East Research Receives Funding, Exposure

May 11, 2022  Historian Tiffany Earley-Spadoni’s research on the rise and fall of near East fortresses is receiving support from funders, including the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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.

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.

UCF Class Spotlight: Women in American Science

April 05, 2022  The Women in Science course looks at the history of American and European women who have pursued scientific endeavors from the 19th century forward.

Orlando Sentinel: 2022 UCF Celebrates the Arts: 5 Highlights

April 01, 2022  Started in 2015, UCF Celebrates the Arts continues to grow with this year’s festival. Here, representing various artistic genres, are five key programs at the festival to check out.

NSM Today: UCF Panelists Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic, Explore Historical Contexts

March 28, 2022  Four UCF professors examined the COVID-19 pandemic and drew comparisons by exploring historical contexts of past epidemics in the United States on Friday.

Annual Pauley Lecture Series on Global Affairs Examines Nixon’s Presidency

March 24, 2022  John Roy Price, this year’s speaker for the Annual Pauley Lecture Series, will take a fresh look at Nixon’s social policies and the ongoing relevance of the arguments for and against them.

11 CAH Faculty Members Named Recipients of the 2022 Seed Funding Program

March 10, 2022  The program awarded a total of $1 million to 32 teams, several of which included CAH faculty members.

8 CAH Faculty Members Honored at UCF’s 3rd Authors Celebration

March 03, 2022  Eight faculty members with the College of Arts and Humanities were honored for their works, which ranged from novels to textbooks.

Africana Studies Student Receives John T. Washington Scholarship Award and Community Service Award

March 02, 2022  Africana Studies minor Dalaya McFadden was awarded the John T. Washington Scholarship Award and the John T. Washington Community Service Award.

History Alumni Win Awards for Master’s Thesis, Work as Graduate Teaching Associate

March 01, 2022  Rhiannon O’Neil ‘21MA and James Stoddard ‘20MA were awarded for their master’s thesis and work as a graduate teaching associate, respectively.

Jacksonville Florida Times Union: Professor of Military History Fights to Honor the Dead of Olustee

February 21, 2022  Barbara Gannon, associate professor of military history, is on a quest to honor the Union soldiers who were killed in Florida’s largest Civil War battle.

Knights Do That: The Importance of Preserving Black History

February 21, 2022  Brandon Nightingale ’16 ’19MA, archivist at Bethune-Cookman University, discusses how his journey starting at UCF as an electrical engineering major has led him to now working to preserve Black history, and how slowing down to study the past is the best way to look forward.

Amy Foster on Europe’s Need for a Crewed Spaceship

February 21, 2022  Associate professor of history Amy Foster spoke with “The Galaxy Reporters” about Europe’s growing need for a crewed spaceship.

PRINT Workshops Provide a Hands-On Opportunity to Investigate the Past

February 11, 2022  Housed in the UCF Department of History, PRINT provides access to historical correspondence between Anabaptists, Quakers and Pietists and allows users to create custom visualizations of the connections sparked by these letters.

Spectrum News 13: Navy Veteran and History Student Launches Free School Supply Vault at UCF

February 07, 2022  History student and Navy veteran Michael Richardson helped launched UCF’s Supply Vault for Student Veteran Success in November.

Book Talk to Feature UCF History Faculty

January 25, 2022  Associate professor John M. Sacher will discuss his new book, “Confederate Conscription and the Struggle for Southern Soldiers,” at an upcoming Faculty Book Talk hosted by the UCF History Department.