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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.

Student-Run Arts Ambassador Program Looks to Increase Arts Engagement on Campus

August 18, 2022  Students from all majors are invited to join the new Arts Ambassador program, which seeks to bring more attention to UCF’s visual arts, theatre and music activities. The first meeting is on Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in Studio One of the Performing Arts Center-Theatre (building 119).

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.

Michael Wainstein Reappointed as Director of School of Performing Arts

August 08, 2022  Michael Wainstein, director of the UCF School of Performing Arts, has been reappointed for a second five-year term.

The Jazz Professors Release Fourth Album: Blues and Cubes

August 04, 2022  The top-charting sextet, The Jazz Professors, lend their musical expertise to their fourth album “Blues and Cubes.” Comprised of six UCF faculty, The Jazz Professors are a testament to the wealth of talent that resides within the School of Performing Arts.

Theatre UCF Announces 2022-23 Season

July 26, 2022  With a variety of plays and musicals ranging from Shakespeare to bluegrass, Theatre UCF’s 2022-23 season looks at the relationship between individuals and institutions, exploring themes of power structures, corruption and social systems, as well as lighter moments of comedy and love.

2 CAH UCF Faculty Earn 2022 Fulbright Awards

June 23, 2022  The faculty members will engage in cutting-edge research and expand their professional networks internationally, which may help UCF develop future partnerships institutions abroad.

Review: Nora Lee Garcia’s CD “Sparkles”

June 22, 2022  Arts critic Matt Palm highlighted a new cd, “Cubatina”, from UCF flute professor Nora Lee Garcia and guitarist Rene Izquierdo.

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.

Developing the Next Great Play at UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab 2022

May 26, 2022  Theatre UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab runs through June 18, offering patrons the opportunity to participate in the development of four new plays.

Three CAH Alumni Named to UCF’s 2022 “30 Under 30”

May 24, 2022  Congratulations to CAH alumni Emily Judd ’16, Kristen Thomas ’16 and Amy Weschler ’15 who have been named to UCF Alumni’s 2022 “30 Under 30.”

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.

First Themed Experience Cohort Graduates from UCF

May 05, 2022  UCF’s first class of students in the new Themed Experience program are set to graduate from the university this spring. A group of 10 grads will be the first to complete the unique master’s degree track for creative interdisciplinary careers in Orlando’s hospitality and tourism industry.

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.

A Look Back at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 20, 2022  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 featured an incredible variety of creative talent, in events ranging from Shrek to sculptures, cooking to choirs, and oceans to opera.

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.

Using the Arts to Take a Deep Dive into the Sea

April 07, 2022  Pegasus Professor Stella Sung’s composition “Oceana: Sounds of the Sea” will invite patrons at UCF Celebrates the Arts into a story they will never forget.

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.