2021 Founders’ Day Awards Honor Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

April 07, 2021  Faculty members from across the college were honored for the 2021 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

Reach for the Stars Honorees Pushing the Boundaries of Earth and Space

April 07, 2021  Five faculty members were recognized for their outstanding research and creative activity, including Mel Stanfill, assistant professor of English and Texts and Technology.

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

April 07, 2021  The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.

Alumni Poet Spotlight: Malcolm Kelly ’16 ’20MFA

April 07, 2021  Malcolm Kelly ’20 is a poet, essayist and spoken word performer. His work deals with race, sexuality, queerness and the idea of love.

Graduation Info for 2021 Spring Graduates

April 05, 2021  The commencement ceremony for graduates of the College of Arts and Humanities will be Friday, May 7 at 9 am.

Alumni Poet Spotlight: Audi Barnes ’17 ’20MFA

April 05, 2021  Audi Barnes ’17 ’20MFA is a poet, essayist, and the founder of the WE HAVE VOICES reading series dedicated to amplifying the work of local Black writers.

Celebrate the Arts From the Comfort of Your Couch

April 05, 2021  This year, UCF Celebrates the Arts is harnessing the power of art — and the virtual world — to bring our community together.

Lineup Announced for UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021

March 15, 2021  The arts are built on community, and together, we will Celebrate the Arts — with many outdoor events and virtual options, as well. Join the UCF community in downtown Orlando April 2–10.

UCF Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

March 15, 2021  This year, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will celebrate Women’s History Month with Voces Latinx: A Showcase of Students and Faculty Creative Endeavor.

4 CAH Faculty Members Named 2021 Women’s History Month Honorees

March 10, 2021  Each March, Faculty Excellence honors 31 women for their impact on students and UCF’s campus community. This year, four CAH faculty members are among the honorees.

2 CAH Alumni Named 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

February 23, 2021  The 2021 class, including two College of Arts and Humanities graduates, will be honored in a celebratory event later this spring.

Opinion: Director Joss Whedon and His Shield of Feminism

February 19, 2021  In a guest column for the Orlando Sentinel, Anastasia Salter, Director of Graduate Programs and Texts and Technology, and Mel Stanfill, assistant professor of English and Texts and Technology, discuss the latest controversy surrounding Hollywood director Joss Whedon.

Poet Danez Smith to Give Reading and Masterclass

February 15, 2021  UCF will welcome poet Danez Smith for an online masterclass and reading on February 26 and 27 in collaboration with Valencia College

2 Teams Awarded 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

February 04, 2021  The winning projects, which received $25,000, were chosen for being interdisciplinary, sustainable and community focused.

Alumni Authors Spotlighted in New UCF Alumni Book Club Virtual Events

February 02, 2021  Lillian Laitman ’93 and David James Poissant, associate professor of English, were featured speakers at UCF’s new Alumni Book Club, which celebrate books written by alumni.

The Florida Review 44.2 Features New Awards for Environmental Writing

January 27, 2021  Issue 44.2 of The Florida Review features the winner of the new annual Humboldt Poetry Prize and environmental work in fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry genres.

UCF College of Arts and Humanities Faculty Awarded Seed Grants for Research

January 27, 2021  UCF CAH faculty members have been recognized for their high-risk, high-reward research.

3 CAH Alumni Receive Fulbright Award

January 27, 2021  Twelve recent UCF graduates, including three with minors from the College of Arts and Humanities, have received prestigious Fulbright awards, setting the university’s new single-year record.

Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

UCF’s Center that Helps Preserve, Share History Awarded National Grant

October 26, 2020  The grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help UCF’s Center for Humanities and Digital Research expand its impact in the digital age.