Recent UCF Graduate Named CommUNITY Champion

October 17, 2022  Recent graduate Virginia Perwin ’22MA has been named a Wesh 2 CommUNITY Champion for her devotion to learning and teaching others.

Unrest Across Iran Continues Under State’s Extreme Gender Apartheid

October 11, 2022  Haidar Khezri, an Kurdish-born scholar and assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at UCF, shares insight into the unrest in Iran following the death of Mahsa (Zhina) Amini, a 22-year-old woman who was arrested for improperly wearing her hijab.

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.

Expanded Two-Year STARTALK Russian Language Program is Free for Students

September 14, 2022  Associate professor Alla Kourova has received a new grant to expand UCF’s STARTALK Intensive Russian Language program. The hybrid program lasts four semesters, including a residential summer camp, and will be free to high school seniors and college freshmen located anywhere in the United States.

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.

The Graduate Who Will Never Stop Learning

August 10, 2022  Virginia Perwin, a recent Summer ’22 MA graduate, understands the importance of education. That’s why she’s chosen to earn her second master’s degree in TESOL, 60 years after earning her bachelor’s.

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.

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.

Santana-Rogers Leaves a Legacy with Women’s and Gender Studies

May 23, 2022  After 13 years at the helm, Dr. Maria C. Santana-Rogers has stepped down as Director of UCF’s Women’s and Gender Studies program, leaving behind a legacy of leadership, social change and student-centered learning.

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.

On the Shared Culture of Food and Music: A Talk With Lidia Bastianich

April 16, 2022  UCF Director of Orchestras Chung Park reflects on a shared a meal with chef Lidia Bastianich during UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022. Bastianich was invited to talk at the annual festival as part of the Neil R. Euliano Speaker Series, hosted by UCF’s Italian Studies program.

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.

Remembering Jim Rosengren, Friend and Supporter of UCF

April 02, 2022  Jim Rosengren, friend and supporter of UCF, passed away March 28.

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.

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.

Associate Professor of Russian Honored by the Florida Foreign Language Association

November 16, 2021  Associate professor of Russian Alla Kourova was honored by the Florida Foreign Language Association with the organization’s Most Valuable Teacher Award.

NSM Today: The Language of Friendship: Pen Pals Project Helps Students Connect

October 21, 2021  During the Connecting Classrooms project, American and Russian students are paired up as pen pals and given monthly tasks to present information about each other and their cultures in the target language they’re learning.