What is CREATE?

Mission Statement

CREATE (Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology, and Entertainment) conducts multidisciplinary projects, and research-driven initiatives, as a part of the University of Central Florida.  CREATE’s affiliated faculty, students, and staff explore a myriad of educational, research, and creative topics while promoting community awareness.

The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university whose mission is to deliver a comprehensive program of teaching, research, and service. It provides intellectual leadership through quality undergraduate and graduate programs. It proudly identifies with its geographic region while striving for national and international excellence in selected programs of teaching and research. It serves students who are diverse in age, ethnic, and racial identity, and socioeconomic background. It supports the cultural vitality of our region, serves as a major intellectual and creative resource, develops creative partnerships with public and private enterprise, and participates fully in the economic development of Florida.

CREATE Affiliates


  • Stella Sung, D.M.A. (Digital Media), CREATE Director
  • Tracey Morrison, Assistant to the Director/Project Manager/S.T.E.A.M. Instructor
  • Jody Alise Roun, Project Manager/Instructor/Technical & Digital Media Assistant
  • Matthew Tracy, Audio Technical Assistant

Our Community Partners

  • A Gift For Music
  • Atlantic Center for the Arts
  • Bridge to Independence Private School
  • City of Orlando, District 5
  • City of Orlando – Division of Families, Parks and Recreation Division
  • City of Orlando, Mayor’s Office
  • Cypress Creek High School
  • Florida Alliance of Arts Education
  • Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center
  • Horizon Middle School
  • Jones High School
  • Mennello Museum of American Folk Art
  • Nap Ford Community School
  • New Image Youth
  • Orlando Museum of Art
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orlando Science Center
  • PAGE 15
  • Young Composers Challenge
  • Tech Sassy Girlz
  • The Awesome Foundation
  • UCF
    • College of Education & Human Performance
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Medicine
    • School of Visual Arts and Design
    • Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy
    • Flying Horse Editions: Fine Arts Press
    • Africana Studies
    • Instructional Resources
    • H.J. High Construction
    • Copic
    • Howard Middle School
    • Boys and Girls Club
    • Disney
    • Dr. J.B. Callahan Neighborhood Center
    • Mary Plummer Perez & Klark Perez
  • Valencia Community College, Arts & Entertainment
Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology and Entertainment • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
UCF Center for Emerging Media • 500 Bentley Street Orlando, FL 32801 • Phone: 407-235-3603 • Website Technical Support: