Arkansas Horn Club To Present “A Saint Hubert Celebration”

The Arkansas Horn Club will give a unique musical presentation at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall of the University of Central Arkansas at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2014. "A Saint Hubert Celebration" is open to the public at no charge. The celebration will feature music and narrative to explore the story of Hubert and the inextricable link between "French" horns and the hunt, … [Read more...]

Opening Ceremony for The Wall that Heals

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will commemorate Veterans Day by hosting the Wall that Heals, a traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum. The opening ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 30 on the Old Main Lawn on the campus with special remarks by Brig. Gen. Keith Klemmer, deputy adjutant general for the Arkansas National Guard. In the event of rain, the ceremony w … [Read more...]

UCA Magazine returns as part of Framework goals

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CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas continues to follow the futuristic vision set forth in the Framework for the Future with this week’s return of the UCA Magazine. The Framework for the Future was introduced in November 2013 during the investiture ceremony for UCA President Tom Courtway. The plan laid out three primary goals with several strategies, deadlines, and responsibilities to ach … [Read more...]

Creative writing faculty set reading in Little Rock

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Shua Miller, (501) 450-3293; jdmiller@uca.edu UCA CREATIVE WRITING FACULTY SET READING IN LITTLE ROCK By Mark Lager UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― Faculty members in creative writing from the University of Central Arkansas will give a public reading at the Oxford American Annex in L … [Read more...]

Octubafest, Tubaween concerts to celebrate tuba, euphonium

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Gail Robertson, (501) 450-5763; grobertson@uca.edu October 20, 2014 OCTUBAFEST, TUBAWEEN CONCERTS  TO CELEBRATE TUBA AND EUPHONIUM By Kelsey Williams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host tuba an … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present Lysistrata

The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present the play, Lysistrata, by Aristophanes in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus. The production will be Oct. 30-31 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 1 at 2 p.m., and Nov. 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. In the play, the main character, Lysistrata, leads the women of her day in a war against their husbands as the women devise a plan to … [Read more...]

Straight No Chaser sold out for Oct. 29

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu October 16, 2014 STRAIGHT NO CHASER SOLD OUT FOR OCT. 29 By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY – Renowned professional a cappella group Straight No Chaser will perform at the University of Central A … [Read more...]

Blue Man Group to perform 2 sold-out shows

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu October 16, 2014 BLUE MAN GROUP TO PERFORM 2 SOLD-OUT SHOWS By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The phenomenally talented trio Blue Man Group will take the stage for two nights at the University of … [Read more...]

Challenge Week 2014

The Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas announces Challenge Week 2014, taking place from October 20 through October 24. This year's theme is entitled, “Is Work Working? Meaning, Making, and Mobility in 21st Century America.” Americans have for generations located their identities, hopes, and dreams in work. How is work working for us in the first two decades … [Read more...]

Jimmy Fitzgerald McClain Scholarship Fund established

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The University of Central Arkansas Foundation announces the creation of the Jimmy Fitzgerald McClain Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund was created in memoriam and honor of Jimmy Fitzgerald McClain, a former University of Central Arkansas basketball standout, who played alongside Scottie Pippen on some of the Bears' best teams in 1986 and 1987. This scholarship, started by his sister Easter … [Read more...]