What is CREATE?

Mission Statement

CREATE (the Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology and Entertainment) conducts multidisciplinary, project and research-driven initiatives. Based from the University of Central Florida, our affiliated faculty and students explore a wide range of educational, research and creative topics.

CREATE is part of the University of Central Florida (Orlando, USA). 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


  • Tracey Morrison, Assistant to the Director/Project Manager
  • Jody Alise Roun, Instructor/Technical & Digital Media Assistant
  • Contona Thomas, Instructor/Project Manager

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
  • Orange County Arts Educators Association
  • Orlando Museum of Art
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orlando Science Center
  • PAGE 15
  • Stephen Goldman Foundation
  • Tech Sassy Girlz
  • To The Table, Inc.
  • TracStar
  • UCF
    • College of Education
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Medicine
    • School of Visual Arts and Design
    • Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy
    • Flying Horse Editions: Fine Arts Press
    • Department of Film
    • African American Studies
    • Instructional Resources
  • 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 West Livingston (2nd floor) Orlando, FL 32801 • Phone: 407-235-3603 • Website Technical Support: