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.

CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 10, 2022  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF. At the ceremony, college administration recognized staff members for their dedication to UCF and acknowledged the challenging year the employees faced.

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.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Poet Laureate Hopes To Inspire Through Sharing and Creative Expression

April 06, 2022  Poet Laureate Shawn Welcome will perform at Dr. Phillips Center as part of “A Celebration of the Orlando Poet Laureate” on April 9.

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.

Writing and Rhetoric Student Researches the Power of TikTok in Self-Expression

March 29, 2022  Undergraduate writing and rhetoric student Lindsey Wright explores the use of audios and hashtags on TikTok and how their use reflects self-identity.

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.

2 Teams Awarded 2021 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

March 09, 2022  The winning projects, which received $25,000 each, were chosen for adhering to the year’s theme of strength, resolve and resilience.

Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Wins the 2022 CCC Richard Braddock Award

March 02, 2022  Assistant professor of writing and rhetoric Sonia Arellano won the 2022 CCCC Richard Braddock Award for her article “Sexual Violences Traveling to El Norte: An Example of Quilting as Method.”

Florida Humanities “Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants” Awarded to Four Units

January 04, 2022  In October, four units in the UCF College of Arts and Humanities were awarded Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants.

Department of Writing and Rhetoric Chair Sherry Rankins-Robertson Judges 3MT Competition

November 29, 2021  Department of Writing and Rhetoric Chair Sherry Rankins-Robertson assisted in judging the competing students on how well they communicated their research to a non-specialist audience.

2 CAH Faculty Members Inducted into UCF Scroll and Quill Society

October 25, 2021  The honorees represent some of UCF’s best and brightest faculty who have helped elevate the university’s reputation on the national and international stages.

Knights Do That Podcast: Writing and Rhetoric Professor Martha Brenckle on Fostering Inclusion through Arts and LGBTQ+ History

October 18, 2021  Martha Brenckle, writing and rhetoric professor in the College of Arts and Humanities, shares her expertise and love for writing and involvement within the Orlando arts and LGBTQ+ communities.

Spotlight: UCF College of Arts and Humanities 2020–21 Year-in-Review

September 09, 2021  Spotlight, our college’s annual year-in-review, features stories, photos and videos that shine a light on the impact of the arts and humanities.

Call for proposals: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

September 08, 2021  UCF Celebrates the Arts is accepting event/exhibit proposals for festival inclusion. Deadline to apply is September 26.

The College of Arts and Humanities Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 23, 2021  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members joining our college this fall!

Chris Hixon ’15 ‘21M.A: Shaping the Future of Rhetoric

August 06, 2021  Graduating with his M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition, Chris Hixon is looking forward to shaping the future of the discipline that inspired him.