UCA THEATRE TO HOST ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS AND SCENES

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas’ Department of Theatre will present their annual Festival of One-Act Plays and Scenes Dec. 3-5 in the Snow Fine Arts Bridges-Larson Theatre. The festival will include 10 student-directed one-act plays and scenes. There are two sets of performances each night, and each performance will run t … [Read more...]

WORLD’S GREATEST RAT PACK HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE COMING TO REYNOLDS

The show critics are calling “extremely strong and hugely entertaining” kicks off its ninth season in Conway, as Sandy Hackett’s RAT PACK CHRISTMAS takes the stage at Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy those swingin’ RAT PACK tunes along with all your Christmas favorites in this fun, entertaining and touching holiday show, “Someday at Christmas with Sandy Hackett’s … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH RIARA UNIVERSITY IN NAIROBI, KENYA

The University of Central Arkansas has announced a new international partnership with Riara University in Nairobi, Kenya. The agreement will facilitate student and faculty exchange and joint research projects between UCA and RU faculty. The partnership is the result of preparatory work by Dr. Michael Mwenda Kithinji, associate professor of history in UCA’s College of Liberal Arts. Kithinji and D … [Read more...]

UCA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP NETWORK TO HOST EMPOWERING PARTNERSHIPS EVENT

By Taylor Trevizo Division of Outreach and Community Engagement The University of Central Arkansas Women’s Leadership Network will host an Empowering Partnerships event Nov. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus.   The program will feature Sherita Herring-Oglesby, owner of the Gallery Grapevine in Conway and founder of the Kreative Images Foundation; Dr. Al … [Read more...]

UCA BEARBONES TO BE IN CONCERT ON NOV. 6

By Natalie Pierce College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas’ trombone choir, BearBones, will perform Nov. 6, 2018 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public. The BearBones trombone choir is an ensemble made up of trombone players from across the University of Central Arkansas campus. It m … [Read more...]

UCA 2018 VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION

The University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway will host the 21st annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. in the Prince Center on the UCA campus. The event will honor all veterans of the U.S. armed forces and also celebrate 50 years of the U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at UCA, which is called the Bayonet Battalion. Maj. Gen. Walter … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENT INCLUDED IN 2018 SVA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

A University of Central Arkansas student was included in the 2018 class of the Student Veterans of America Leadership Institute held in Washington, D.C. Alison Tutt, a graduate student pursuing a master’s in mental health counseling, attended the 7th annual SVA Leadership Institute in September. The Leadership Institute is a three-day leadership immersion program for 101 of the best chapter l … [Read more...]

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE IN CONCERT AT UCA

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will present the UCA Percussion Ensemble in concert Nov. 7, 2018. The performance is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free to the public. The concert will feature special guest percussionist, Ivan Trevino, a … [Read more...]

UCA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP NETWORK TO HOST LUNCHEON WITH COLLEEN NICK

By Taylor Trevizo Division of Outreach and Community Engagement  The Women’s Leadership Network at UCA is hosting a networking luncheon with Colleen Nick on Oct. 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hole in the Wall Café in Conway. The event is designed to share tips with mothers on ways to keep their children safe. When Nick’s own daughter, Morgan Nick, was kidnapped in 1995, she left he … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES NEW SAFETY APP, SAFE@UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department, in collaboration with AppArmor, recently launched a new safety app to make UCA an even safer place to live and learn. The app is called “Safe@UCA,” and it is available for free from Apple’s app store and Google’s Play store. It provides instant access to campus safety resources and adds yet another layer of security to the UCAPD’s robust effo … [Read more...]