Chamber Singers to be in concert April 20

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Chamber Singers will present a spring concert on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The 20-voice group is the most select choral ensemble in the UCA Department of Music and will present a v … [Read more...]

Student earns Newman Civic Fellows Award

By Ty Hollowell University Relations and Creative Services Office A University of Central Arkansas biology student has been named the only 2016 Newman Civic Fellows awardees in the state. UCA undergraduate student Lillian McEntire, of North Little Rock, is one of 218 students from various colleges and universities in the U.S.  and Mexico to be selected for the Newman Civic Fellows … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble to be in concert April 21

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will give its final concert of the spring 2016 semester on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The ensemble will perform five pieces in the performance, which conductor and Dir … [Read more...]

New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Dr. T. Kale Gober is the new vice president for Institutional Advancement at the University of Central Arkansas. Gober is currently at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville where he serves as the assistant athletic director for Development. He was athletic director at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark. from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that, he served as development associate and … [Read more...]

Symphonic, university bands to perform April 19

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Both the University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band and University Band will give their final performances of spring 2016 on Tuesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The University Band will open the night’s lineup, pe … [Read more...]

UCA receives historic donation for Ferguson Chapel

By Carley Conrad University Relations and Creative Services Office The University of Central Arkansas has a new musical instrument once owned by world-renowned composer Dr. Francis McBeth. McBeth, who passed away in 2012, was a conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. McBeth’s wife, Mary, and her family donated the Baldwin 48 HR organ, which was purchased in 1968, to the u … [Read more...]

BA/BFA Senior Show in Baum Gallery

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 2016 BA/BFA Spring Senior Exhibition will be on display at the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery of Fine Art from April 7-21. A reception is set for Sunday, April 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Gallery exhibits and events are free and open to the public. “Each fall and spring, the senior BA and BFA s … [Read more...]

Disney in Concert Heading for Reynolds

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 16 to bring to an end to the 2015-16 season of UCA Public Appearances. The 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out. Four Broadway stars will sing Disney songs, acc … [Read more...]

Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop set for April 19

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The second graduating class of students from the University of Central Arkansas’s Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop will read from their work at the Oxford American Annex on April 19 at 7:30 p.m. The OA Annex is located at 1300 Main Street. Graduating later this month are T.J. Heffers, Audrey Heffers and Jasmine Job … [Read more...]

UCA sets Women Writers conference

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing and the College of Fine Arts and Communication will hold a “First to Know” gathering at the UCA President’s Home on April 27 for the creation of The C.D. Wright Women Writers conference. The gathering is set for 6:30-8 p.m. at 140 Donaghey Ave., across the street from the main part of campus. The conference, named after C.D. Wright, an … [Read more...]