Neil deGrasse Tyson draws sold-out crowds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 10, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu LECTURE BY ASTROPHYSICIST NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON SETS RECORDS FOR REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will discuss the u … [Read more...]

Professor named a STIRS Scholar

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Lynn Burley, associate professor, Department of Writing, has been chosen as one of 13 Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills (STIRS) Scholars by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) for 2014-2015. Burley is the only Arkansas professor invited to the STIRS Scholars project. “Specifically, I will design a student case study that demands scientific r … [Read more...]

ACT and LSAT cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS CONTACT: Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. ACT AND LSAT CANCELLED CONWAY (Friday, February 7, 2014)—The Office of University Testing University of Central Arkansas has cancelled the ACT and LSAT national exams scheduled to be administered on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Test c … [Read more...]

Arkatext literary festival to run Feb. 17-21

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 6, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. John Vanderslice, (501) 450-3653 or johnv@uca.edu ARKATEXT LITERARY FESTIVAL SET FOR FEB. 17-21 By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Writing will host the annual Arkatext lit … [Read more...]

Fall 2013 scholars named

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean's List and the Presidential Scholars List for the fall 2013 semester. Recognition on the Dean's List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to receive the recognition of Presidential … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA summer camp seeks Arkansas’ brightest students

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 9-12 from across the state interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from June 18-21, 2014. Students can expect to learn valuable information about IT … [Read more...]

CDI receives A&P funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Josh Markham Telephone: 501-450-3460 Fax: 501-450-5277 Email: joshm@uca.edu CDI Receives A &P Funding Conway—The Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) at the University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce that The City of Conway Advertising & Promotion Commission has awarded $1500 in funding to help support the 28th Annual Co … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Almost, Maine

UCA Theatre to Present Almost, Maine UCA Theatre will present Almost, Maine by John Cariani on February 13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus. The aurora borealis is the backdrop for this midwinter night’s dream in Almost, Maine. Residents seek to warm their hands and their hearts as they reach out for human connections a … [Read more...]

Rwanda Presidential Scholars at UCA

Front row: Clemet Mugenzi, Gerard Munyazikwiye, Enock Rwamuza
Back row:	Aloys Nsereko, Robert Habimana, Elyahb Allie Kwizera, Edouard Niyonsaba
Not pictured: Jean Paul Ngabonziza

Since 2009, the University of Central Arkansas has participated in the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program University Consortium. This program, in cooperation with the Rwandan government, provides four year, undergraduate scholarships to deserving Rwandan students. These students study in the fields of math, physics, chemistry, and biology then return to Rwanda to work for a minimum of five years … [Read more...]

Van Cliburn winner Kholodenko to be in concert with Conway Symphony Orchestra

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu VAN CLIBURN WINNER VADYM KHOLODENKO TO PERFORM FEB. 11 By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances series will feature Ukranian Vadym K … [Read more...]