Jazz Ensembles to host ballroom dance April 11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659 or christinam@uca.edu Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5759 or jackiel@uca.edu March 20, 2015 UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO HOST BALLROOM DANCE APRIL 11 By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central A … [Read more...]

Debate team is national champion

The University of Central Arkansas Debate and Forensics team was recognized as National Champions in Team Division of International Public Debate Association Debate. UCA Debate and Forensics hosted its annual invitational debate tournament on the UCA campus on March 13-15, and it also served as the National Championship competition for Team IPDA debate. This is an extemporaneous form of … [Read more...]

Kristin Lewis Scholarship competition set for March 28-29

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Martha Antolik, (501) 450-5772; marthaa@uca.edu March 18, 2015  KRISTIN LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION SET FOR MARCH 28-29  By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Kristin Lewis Fou … [Read more...]

Visiting filmmakers to hold workshop, screening Thursday

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501)  852-2659, or christinam@uca.edu Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419 or bruceh@uca.edu. March 18, 2015  VISITING FILMMAKERS COLEMAN, HARRISON TO HOLD WORKSHOP, SCREENING  By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Film … [Read more...]

Day of Giving Campaign at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will kick off its inaugural UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 19 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to participate. “We are challenging all alumni, parents, faculty, staff, friends and even current students to give to UCA on March 19,” Haley Fowler, director of annual giving, announced. A single day of giving has become popular ac … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘Lucky Stiff’

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Melissa Kordsmeier, (501) 450-5092; mkordsmeier@uca.edu March 17, 2015  UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT “LUCKY STIFF” College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas theatre program will present t … [Read more...]

UCA, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to host Shakespeare’s First Folio in 2016

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165, mrmarotte@arkshakes.com March 16, 2015   UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS, ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO HOST SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO EXHIBITION IN 2016 Folger Shakespeare Library announces 5 … [Read more...]

UCA to host South Central Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference, artists in residence Rhythm & Brass

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Gail Robertson, (501) 450-5763; grobertson@uca.edu March 12, 2015   UCA TO HOST SOUTH CENTRAL REGIONAL TUBA EUPHONIUM CONFERENCE FEATURING ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE, RHYTHM & BRASS  College of Fine Arts and Communication … [Read more...]

Accounting students win top honors at regional conference

Front row (l to r): Brittany Ammons, Denise Nim, Jessica Lasater, and Abby Perdue. Back row (l to r): Camdon Myers, Tyler Rogers, Tyler Stage, Melissa McDowell, Kevin Wan, Parker Somerfield, Rachel Street, and Dr. Stephanie Watson. Not pictured are Alex Hoyle and Jered Bryan.

Thirteen students recently attended the 2015 Beta Alpha Psi Southwest Regional Conference in Dallas, Texas. The regional conference includes a Best Practices competition in three areas. The students won first place in the Best Practices in Effective Operations and third place in the Best Practices in Financial Literacy categories. Junior accounting majors Jered Bryan (Maumelle native), Alex … [Read more...]

2015 Safe Spring Break activities

Faculty and staff at the University of Central Arkansas have planned a week of safety-related activities to prepare students for their time away from the university during Spring Break. The week of activities, Safe Spring Break 2015, will take place prior to students leaving campus from Monday, March 16 to Thursday, March 19. The events consist of several activities designed to provide … [Read more...]