PULASKI TECH, UCA SIGN THEATRE DEGREE TRANSFER AGREEMENT

Pulaski Technical College and the University of Central Arkansas created an easy path for students who began their theatre studies at Pulaski Tech to complete a bachelor’s in theatre at UCA. The two schools announced details of the transfer agreement with a “2+2” Theatre Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Pulaski Tech’s Center for Humanities and Arts. “This co … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES CALLED MEETING MONDAY, OCT. 24

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a called meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 at the President’s Home. The board plans to go into executive session to consider the four applicants who will be on campus this week. … [Read more...]

OTIS THE BEAR REVEALED

Grand Openings for Donaghey Hall and Conway Corporation Center for Sciences The University of Central Arkansas hosted two grand openings and unveiled Otis the bear, the latest art installation on campus, all during Homecoming 2016. Donaghey Hall and the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences both had a Grand Opening celebration Saturday, Oct. 22. Donaghey Hall is the mixed-use … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS CAMPUS INTERVIEWS FOR PRESIDENTIAL FINALISTS

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students will welcome four presidential search finalists to the campus Oct. 24-28 for interviews, campus tours and community receptions. The board will meet at 4:30 p.m. and plans to go into executive session with each candidate. The Presidential Search Committee chose the four finalists from a list of eight semifinalists … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS TWO GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Tom Courtway will host Grand Opening ceremonies for Donaghey Hall and Conway Corporation Center for Sciences on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. The Donaghey Hall Grand Opening will be held at the intersection of Bruce Street and Donaghey Avenue. The Conway Corporation Center for Sciences Grand Opening will … [Read more...]

WRITER HEGAMIN TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA NOV. 1-2

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Tonya Hegamin, a writer of young adult fiction, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Nov. 1-2. All residency activities, including a public reading, are free and open to the public. Hegamin, assistant professor at the City University of New York, teaches fiction writing, c … [Read more...]

KUAR’S ARTS & LETTERS TO COMMEMORATE THE ARKANSAS GAZETTE

Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens, associate professor of journalism at the University of Central Arkansas, will be featured on two upcoming episodes of KUAR’s Arts & Letters radio program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of the Arkansas Gazette. Stephens’ book, “If It Ain't Broke, Break It”: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette, was published by the University of Ark … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI SYSTEM PRESIDENT TO VISIT UCA

Michael A. Middleton, president of the University of Missouri System, will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Oct. 18, 2016 at 1:40 p.m. in room 205A in the campus Student Center. Middleton’s talk is titled, “Intercultural Communications in Higher Education.” The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Middleton was appointed interim president of the … [Read more...]

GEORGE TAKEI TO VISIT UCA FOR OCTOBER LECTURE

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Actor and social justice activist George Takei will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a public lecture on Thursday, Oct. 27. The 7:30 p.m. lecture will be in Reynolds Performance Hall. Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds, said Takei would speak about his time in an Arkansas internment camp during W … [Read more...]

JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PERFORM OCT. 23

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will present their first concert of the fall Sunday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The concert will begin with the UCA Dixieland Band's tribute to New Orleans clarinetist Pete F … [Read more...]