April 4, 2013

Martha García and Chiara Mazzucchelli were both recognized by the College of Arts and Humanities at the Founder’s Day Honor Convocation with the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Garcia is an Associate Professor of Spanish Medieval & Golden Age literature. Mazzucchelli teaches undergraduate introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in Italian language, culture, and literature.

Jessica Marie Ortega, a current UCF Student, was recognized by the College of Arts and Humanities with the Founder’s Day Award for Exceptional Ability and Performance in a Particular Area of Study. Ortega is an art history major with a minor in Italian and Renaissance studies. She is a member of the President’s Honor Roll and the President’s Leadership Council. She is a grants and research intern at United Arts of Central Florida, and in the past was a peer ambassador at The Burnett Honors College.