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...]

Gunter film wins 2013 Best Arkansas Short

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Mike Gunter, (501) 450-5614; mgunter@uca.edu UCA FACULTY FILM WINS 2013 BEST ARKANSAS SHORT By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office “Chutes and Gates”, a film created by the University of Central Arkansas’s Mike Gunter, recently received the … [Read more...]

UCA film opens Miami Film Festival

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu FIRST 3-D NARRATIVE FILM SHOT IN ARKANSAS OPENS MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The first stereographic (3D) narrative film to be shot in Arkansas opened the … [Read more...]

Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying

Elson Bihm

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS JANUARY 17, 2014 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying Three University of Central Arkansas professors have been awarded a … [Read more...]

Prayer Breakfast Friday

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Prayer Breakfast Celebrates King Legacy  The Office of Diversity and Community will host their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in the Student Center Ballroom. The speaker is Victor Green, 2013 chair of the UCA Board of Trustees and claims manager of Pilot Catastrophe Services. This … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend meet and greet events

Future master level teachers can learn more about the Partnership for Transition to Teaching grant opportunity during several upcoming informational meetings. The Partnership for Transition to Teaching is a $2.3 million federal grant awarded to the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 which provides up to $5,000 in tuition payments for qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to open spring season Thursday

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2014 Contact: Barclay McConnell Director, Baum Gallery of Fine Art at UCA 501.450.5793 | barclaym@uca.edu www.uca.edu/art/baum     Diverse New Exhibitions to open Jan. 16 at UCA’s Baum Gallery Conway, AR - The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas opens its spring season Thursday, Jan. 16, with four new exh … [Read more...]