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Double minor student wins two awards

Dominique Gelin, an undergraduate minoring in both Women’s Studies and African American Studies, received the Florida Achievement Award presented by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women for her outstanding contributions and service to her community. The award will be presented at the Florida Achievement Awards ceremony on September 10, 2011. Ms. Gelin was… Read more »

Leading By Example: Junior Wins John T. Washington Service Award

Working with underserved children has inspired Sanessa Griffiths to pursue a career in law. The UCF Political Science and Legal Studies double-major has mentored youth since her freshman year through Pathfinders and later at Big Brothers Big Sisters. Now, a junior, she wants to be a legal advocate for children in foster care. Continue reading… Read more »

America I AM: The African American Imprint

The Carol Mundy Collection is associated with Tavis Smiley’s national traveling exhibition America I AM: The African American Imprint. Carol Mundy is one of the major lenders to the traveling exhibit which includes a piece of Orange County history from her collection: a 1918 poll tax receipt for William Gladden, Sr. This exhibit traces the… Read more »

UCF Reports: Carol Mundy

UCF-TV’s original program UCF Reports spotlights Carol Mundy‘s collection of African American artifacts and historical documents, recently acquired by theUCF Library Special Collections & University Archives. For more than twenty-five years, Orlando private collector Carol E. Mundy has been on a mission to preserve and exhibit African American history and culture. Consisting of rare 19th… Read more »

The Mundy Collection: African-American Legacy

The Carol Mundy Collection has been acquired by the University of Central Florida Libraries. It is being curated and housed in Special Collections and University Archives. The collection was assembled over a period of seventeen years of intensive research by Ms. Carol Mundy, an avid collector. The collection consists of books and pamphlets, magazines and… Read more »

Mundy Center dedication ceremony

The UCF African American Studies Program presented a dedication ceremony for the Carol E. Mundy African American Cultural and Diasporic Research Center on December 11. The event was hosted by the Burnett Honors College and featured a reception in honor of Carol Mundy sponsored by Associate Dean Terry Frederick of the College of Arts and… Read more »