GRAMMY-nominated Ed Sheeran Visits UCF for Behind-the-Mic Music Session

GRAMMY-nominated Ed Sheeran Visits UCF for Behind-the-Mic Music Session

Hundreds of students lined up outside the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center on Monday, May 4, for an intimate performance by GRAMMY-nominated artist Ed Sheeran. This special event was made possible thanks to Chegg’s #EdOnCampus social media contest, which UCF won in March, giving 300 lucky students an exclusive music class with the superstar, as well as […]

UCF Music Student Starts National Tour After Graduation

When Greg Zabel auditioned to enter the UCF music program, the song he played on his upright bass was the 1940s standard “In the Mood” made famous by bandleader Glenn Miller. After Zabel walks across the stage Thursday at one of UCF’s six commencement ceremonies, he’ll have a week to pack his suitcase and fly […]

Inaugural UCF Celebrates the Arts Finishes Strong, Looks to 2016 Festival

After 35 performances and ongoing exhibits over six days, the curtain came down on the inaugural UCF Celebrates the Arts 2015 with high hopes for next year. “The celebration was designed to showcase the work of the University of Central Florida and its partners — and, boy, did it,” Orlando Sentinel arts writer Matt Palm […]

Memorial Service for Sam Rohdie

 A memorial service for film professor Sam Rohdie, who died April 3, will be held Thursday, April 23, in the Nicholson School of Communication. Rohdie, who was 75, taught at UCF since 2003 and was widely published in academic film journals and books. He previously was chair of film studies at The Queens University of […]