Student Writer’s Adventure Series to Join Comics Lineup of NBA Player’s Company

Student Writer's Adventure Series to Join Comics Lineup of NBA Player's Company

UCF senior Branden Hall hopes that one day Zeek St. Cloud finds his true purpose in life – but he knows that’s going to take thousands of years. Hall, who is majoring in creative writing and advertising/public relations, and his brother Horacio are enabling Zeek on his journey, and recently received an offer of help […]

New UCF Music Professor to Rock the Classroom – and Stage

What does a long-haired, self-described metalhead who plays in three rock bands have in common with a classically and jazz-trained guitarist with a Ph.D.? The music courses he will teach this fall at UCF. Professor Tommy Harrison – who started playing guitar in his early teens, wrote his doctoral thesis on Van Halen, and signed […]

UCF Students Debut 4 Video Games Aug. 4

Farming robots? Mythological characters Orpheus and Eurydice? Sword-fighting soldiers? They will all gather at 2 p.m. Aug. 4 as students debut four new video games at the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, UCF’s graduate video game-development program. The presentations will be at UCF’s Center for Emerging Media, 500 W. Livingston St. in downtown Orlando on the […]

Flying Horse Big Band Hits Milestone on Jazz Charts

The Flying Horse Big Band, composed of students in UCF’s jazz studies program, reached a milestone this week – placing its third album on the top three national jazz charts. “This trifecta is a first,” said Jeff Rupert, director of the program and band. “It’s not often that college jazz programs receive this kind of […]