Posts Categorized: Awards

UCF Community Veterans History Project receives The Anne J. Caudal Foundation Grant

The UCF Community Veterans History Project, coordinated by the History Department’s Dr. Barbara Gannon, has been awarded the Anne J. Caudal Foundation Grant. The Anne J. Caudal Foundation’s grant helps to fund the UCF CVHP’s efforts to collect the stories of veterans in the Central Florida community as well as employ and educate students to… Read more »

UCF History Alumnus Receives Florida Historical Society Award

Terrell Orr (MA History 2016) has won the 2016 Gov. LeRoy Collins Award from the Florida Historical Society for his MA Thesis titled “Conflict and Modernity in New South Florida’s Phosphate Mines, 1900-1930.” You can read the abstract for Orr’s thesis here. Named in honor of the late Gov. LeRoy Collins, a distinguished Floridian connected… Read more »

Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship Winners

Preserving the legacy of Dr. Thomas Greenhaw, the Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship was awarded to graduate student Tyler Campbell and undergraduate Rachel Rothstein-Safra during the Phi Alpha Theta Distinguished Lecture Series. The scholarship is a worthy monument to preserve the historical legacy of Dr. Greenhaw’s self-less giving and influence in the lives of students,… Read more »

Honorable Mention for Best Chapter of the Year (2016) awarded to UCF’s Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Congratulations to UCF’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national History Honor Society for their recent award of Honorable Mention for Best Chapter of the Year. The Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter hosts academic, social, and charitable activities throughout the year. This student-led organization works with campus and community partners to enrich students’ intellectual and professional… Read more »

History Student wins First Place in Graduate Research Forum Award

James A. “Drew” Padgett was the first place MA winner in the Fine Arts and Humanities category at the 2016 Graduate Research Forum with his project “Counting Kills: Exploring the Debary Hall Game Ledger, 1904-1941” and also the recipient of a cash prize. He will compete at the state-level research forum at the University of… Read more »

History Podcast Wins Best Media

A History of Central Florida won the 2016 Hampton Dunn Internet Award for best media project concerning Florida history. A History of Central Florida is a podcast produced by UCF’s Regional Initiative for Collection the History, Experiences and Stories of Central Florida. The RICHES program has won the Dunn Award four years in a row… Read more »

Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship Winners

Preserving the legacy of Dr. Thomas Greenhaw, the Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship was awarded to graduate student Porsha Dossie and undergraduate John Grande during the Annual Pauley Speaker Series on Global Affairs. The scholarship is a worthy monument to preserve the historical legacy of Dr. Greenhaw’s selfless giving and influence in the lives of… Read more »