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.

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

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

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.

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.

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.

Department of Writing and Rhetoric Celebrates Fall 2020 Graduates Virtually

December 20, 2020  The Department of Writing and Rhetoric hosted a virtual celebration for seven graduating undergraduate and graduate students on December 19, 2020

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.

4 Things to Know When Writing to Your Local Representatives

November 05, 2020  Writing and rhetoric instructor Vanessa Calkins ’12MA discusses some basic information to keep in mind when reaching out to political officials.

CAH Faculty Receive $600,000 NSF Grant to Study Ethics in STEM Fields

November 02, 2020  The National Science Foundation supported study led by faculty members in Philosophy and Writing and Rhetoric to understand relationships between values and disciplinary ethics and has the potential to improve knowledge of underrepresented students’ experiences.

Celebrating 15 years of the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

October 09, 2020  In honor of Come Out With Pride on October 10, Martha Brenckle writes about The LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida as they celebrate their fifteenth anniversary on the same day.

Two CAH faculty honored as Women of Distinction – for second year in a row

September 23, 2020  Two of the three honorees are from CAH: Cheryl Briggs of the School of Visual Arts and Design, and Laurie A. Pinkert of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.

In Memoriam: Patricia Angley

September 11, 2020  Patricia Angley, beloved English faculty member, has passed away. She was a relentless presence within the English department and continually brought moments of joy to her colleagues.

UCF Hosts Its 1st Virtual Grad Fair Series Beginning this Month

September 11, 2020  The event, held online because of COVID-19, offers prospective students a chance to look at a variety of programs and participate in Q&As in real time.

New chair for Department of Writing and Rhetoric: Sherry Rankins-Robertson

August 20, 2020  Rankins-Robertson comes to UCF from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she was Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public

July 06, 2020  Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.

The World is Changing — and I’m Ready to Evolve With It

June 23, 2020  “Whatever is happening now in society will happen with or without us.” writes DWR and Latin American Studies minor Lillian M. Hernández Caraballo.

26 Books, Videos and Plays That Can Help Educate on Race and Racism

June 09, 2020  To learn more about racial history and current events, check out these titles recommended by UCF faculty and librarians.

A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Professor

May 07, 2020  Nathan Holic ’02 ’07MFA, an associate lecturer in writing and rhetoric, on what it’s like to teach and work from home with three young kids.

Writing and Rhetoric celebrates graduation virtually

May 06, 2020  In lieu of an in-person celebration, the Department of Writing and Rhetoric gathered online to recognize their graduating students.