Enjoy a full evening of student presentations, a talk with a nationally known architect, scholarship awards and more! 

  • Networking & Cocktail Hour at 5:30 p.m.
  • Architecture presentation featuring Dave Goldberg, President of Mithūn (2023 AIA National Firm of the Year).
  • Presentation of architectural work from UCF, UF and Valencia
  • Awarding of student scholarships
  • Gallery of student and local architects’ fine artwork

Dave Goldberg's Headshot

 About Dave Goldberg: Dave is skilled at helping clients express their values and support their mission through integrated design. He has focused his career on the creation of immersive places for work and learning with organizations that care deeply about user experience, collaboration and conservation. Dave is a strong facilitator and design team leader for projects with complex stakeholder groups, and believes that an engaging design process has the ability to bring clients and communities together around a shared vision for the future.

As Mithun’s president, Dave has served on the firm’s board of directors since 2003, and has been instrumental in helping grow the practice to national prominence. Under his leadership, Mithun has been recognized with the 2023

AIA Architecture Firm Award and his projects have received diverse industry and peer design recognition, including two AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Awards. He lectures nationally on integrated design process and sustainability. Dave has served on the boards of Woodland Park Zoo and IslandWood, where he currently serves as board chair.

Presented in partnership with the University of Florida, Valencia College and the Orlando Foundation for Architecture (OFA).

University of Florida logo. Orlando Foundation for Architecture logo.UCF School of Visual Arts and Design logo.

Logos for UCF and Dr. Phillips Center
We extend particular gratitude to the staff and administration of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for their partnership over the past ten years.

Thank You to Our Supporters

Logos for LIFE at UCF, OUC The Reliable One, Florida Arts and Culture, Downtown Orlando, Rockley Family Foundation, and Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies Inc.

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the 
Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • The Judith and David Albertson Endowment in the Arts
  • Cartwright Family Humanities & Arts Endowment
  • Phil and Jane Easterling
  • LIFE at UCF
  • Orlando Downtown Development Board
  • OUC – The Reliable One
  • Women’s Club at UCF, Inc.

Thank You to Our Festival Partners

  • Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • National Young Composers Challenge
  • Orlando Family Stage
  • Orlando Shakes
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
  • UCF Global Perspectives and International Initiatives
  • UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • Winter Park Institute
  • WUCF