An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Gideon Frieder

Holocaust survivor Gideon Frieder will share his heroic story of survival at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9 in the Farris Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Sponsored by the UCA Department of Philosophy and Religion, UCA Department of History, UCA College of Liberal Arts, UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication, UCA Schedler Honors College, Jewish Federation of Arkansas, University … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble to perform March 11 at Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu March 3, 2015   UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM AT REYNOLDS   By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will perform selected pieces, sh … [Read more...]

Goodman selected for inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

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Dr. Hunter Phillips Goodman, executive director of development at the University of Central Arkansas, has been selected to be a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars, a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the U.S. presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush. These presidential … [Read more...]

Opera Theater to present The Marriage of Figaro

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Robert Holden, (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu March 2, 2015   UCA OPERA THEATER TO PRESENT MOZART’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO By Samantha Hudon College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theater will perform M … [Read more...]

State champion debate team to host tournament

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Anthony L. McMullen, (501) 852-0695; AMcmullen@uca.edu February 28, 2015  STATE CHAMPION UCA DEBATE TEAM TO HOST TOURNAMENT MARCH 13-15 By Samantha Hudon and Carley Conrad College of Fine Art and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Debate and Forensics … [Read more...]

The Rep’s Robert Hupp to lecture, direct at UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Melissa Kordsmeier, (501) 450-5092; mkordsmeier@uca.edu March 2, 2015 THE REP’S ROBERT HUPP TO LECTURE, DIRECT AT UCA By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Robert Hupp, producing artistic director of Arkansas Repertory Theatre, will deliver a pub … [Read more...]

UCA welcomes new board member

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Joe Whisenhunt, of Conway, was officially sworn in today as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Central Arkansas. Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood administered the oath. Whisenhunt, a 1984 graduate of Hendrix College, is a commercial real estate developer. Whisenhunt and his wife, Connie, who has a master’s degree in physical therapy from UCA, have called Conway home for the … [Read more...]

Percussion Festival at UCA on March 7

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Blake Tyson, (501) 450-5263;  btyson@uca.edu February 25, 2015 PERCUSSIONISTS HEADED FOR UCA ON MARCH 7 By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Percussionists from around Arkansas will be on the University of Central Arkansas campus Saturday, Ma … [Read more...]

Author Maggie Jackson visits UCA

Maggie Jackson, author of Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age (2008), has been named the first Norb and Carol Schedler Scholar in Residence. Her visit to UCA will feature a public lecture on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 pm in the College of Business Auditorium, titled “A Workmanship of Risk: The Craftsmanship of Thought in an Age of Speed.” Jackson is a former foreign cor … [Read more...]

Bard Ball set to benefit Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Feb. 19, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165 mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE'S BARD BALL ‘THE TAMING OF THE BREW’ SET IN ADVANCE OF 2015 SEASON  CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host its annual fundr … [Read more...]