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...]

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...]

UCA staff make presentations at international conference

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Two representatives from the University of Central Arkansas presented at the 12th Annual International Congress of Information Technology Innovation (CIITI) in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 2. Interim Director of Management Information Systems Dr. Jim Downey presented on “Entrepreneurial Technology Start-ups” and International Communication Manager J.S. Stansel gave a presentation titled “Tr … [Read more...]

Physics Club hosts second Google Hangouts seminar

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Physics Club will host a Google Hangout Seminar Tuesday, October 14 at 5:30 p.m. central time in Lewis Science Center 168. The speaker is Dr. Abby Kavner, associate professor in the Earth and Space Science Department, University of California Los Angeles. She will speak on the topic of mineral physics, the intersection of physics, chemistry, and g … [Read more...]

Second Annual Communication Week

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 10, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Pe-Aguirre, jjpeaguirre@uca.edu DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SETS 2ND ANNUAL COMMUNICATION WEEK CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Communication will hold its second annual Communication Week on Oct. 25–31. The celebration kicks off Sat … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to open 9th season on June 4

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 7, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com   ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO OPEN 9TH SEASON ON JUNE 4   CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s ninth season of professional theatre in repertory will run June 4-28, 2015. The lineup inc … [Read more...]