UCA CELEBRATES OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY CENTENNIAL

The University of Central Arkansas, along with The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), is proud to announce that the profession of occupational therapy is turning 100 years old this year. The University of Central Arkansas Department of Occupational Therapy will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the profession with an event, “Cheers to 100 Years,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 … [Read more...]

UCA WELCOMES FIRST LATINA SORORITY TO CAMPUS

The University of Central Arkansas will host a new member presentation for Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. Sunday, April 9 at 5:13 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in Estes Stadium on the campus. The event is open to all university students, faculty and staff, as well as friends and family of the initiates. Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. (SIA) is the university’s first Latina sorority a … [Read more...]

BAUM GALLERY TO HOST SENIOR SHOW APRIL 6-27

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host the Senior BA/BFA exhibition April 6-27. The exhibition is free and open to the public. "The BA/BFA exhibition is perhaps the most important exhibition that the Baum hosts,” said Brian Young, Baum Gallery director. “The artwork has been selected in con … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENT HONORED AS 2017 NEWMAN CIVIC FELLOW

University of Central Arkansas student Morgan Sweere has been named to the 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, recently announced the 273 students who will make up the organization’s 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Sweere, a Conway native, was nominated for the recognition b … [Read more...]

RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will welcome the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s performance of the popular ballet Sleeping Beauty on Tuesday, April 18. The performance at Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 7:30 p.m. “The Russian National Ballet Theatre is made up of some of the most talented dancers in th … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY CONTINUES TRAINING EFFORTS

The University of Central Arkansas announces 20 new Java developers completed the most recent Arkansas Coding Academy boot camp and part-time classes. As part of their training program, the participants debuted their final projects and portfolios to local employers and the community during Demo Day on the campus of UCA. The Arkansas Coding Academy, which is part of the UCA Division of … [Read more...]

YOUTH THEATRE OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS TO HOST SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people grades 5-12 from June 5-July 15. The program, to run Monday through Friday, is set for the Snow Fine Arts Center at the University of Central Arkansas. The YTCA Summer Intensive Program includes the Junior Theatre Intensive for students in grades 5-8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and the Senior … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOSTS FOURTH PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will host the fourth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The event is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students, who will be placed in divisions based upon school grade, will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge and points to win a trophy. They will compete to win … [Read more...]

CLARINETIST EDDIE DANIELS TO BE IN RESIDENCE APRIL 19-20

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Grammy Award-winning classical and jazz clarinetist Eddie Daniels will give a public concert April 20 as part of his visit to the University of Central Arkansas as an artist-in-residence. The 7:30 p.m. concert at Reynolds Performance Hall will also feature UCA’s Dixieland Band and Jazz Ensembles. Tickets are $10 for … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT APRIL PERFORMANCES OF AVENUE Q

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre Program will present the Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q in April. Directed by Chris Fritzges, performances are set for April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center and will include p … [Read more...]