Senior exhibition set for Baum Gallery Nov. 5-Dec. 3

By Anastassiya Khvan and Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Graduating art students at the University of Central Arkansas will display their work at the annual Fall Senior Exhibit in the Baum Gallery of Fine Art from Nov. 5-Dec. 3. Opening receptions will be held on Nov. 5 from 4-6 p.m. and Nov. 22 from 2-4 p.m. The receptions and exhibition are free … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform Nov. 19

By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will perform Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The concert, “From our Lands to Yours”, will be the first of the fall season for the choir. “For this performance, each song sp … [Read more...]

Nominate a speaker for TEDx

The inaugural TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas is now accepting speaker nominations for its spring 2016 conference. The conference is set to debut on the campus of University of Central Arkansas on Friday, March 4. The all-day event will be held in the Ida Waldran Auditorium located inside UCA’s oldest building, Old Main. Ideal TEDx speakers showcase new ideas that are widely relatable, ideas … [Read more...]

Josh Markham receives New Professional Award

Josh Markham receives the New Professional Award from Terre McClendon, ACDS president

Josh Markham, assistant director of UCA’s Center for Community and Economic Development, received the New Professional Award during the Arkansas Community Development Society’s annual conference, held at UCA on October 22. The New Professional Award recognizes and encourages community developers who have worked for up to five years in the field of community development, and whose work has ha … [Read more...]

Successful start for UCA Debate Team

The University of Central Arkansas Debate and Forensics Team had a positive start to their season when they competed in two tournaments this semester. The team attended the Weevil Wars Tournament at the University of Arkansas at Monticello on Oct. 2-4 and took third place in the Team IPDA. In addition, the team of Braxton Johnson and Jacob Thomas had a 3-1 preliminary round record and … [Read more...]

UCA Veterans Day Celebration set for Nov. 5

Veterans Day

NOV. 5, 2015 UPDATE: Due to weather conditions predicted by the National Weather Service, the UCA Veterans Day Celebration will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus.   The University of Central Arkansas and city of Conway will host the 18th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 1:00 p.m. on the lawn outside Old Main on the campus of … [Read more...]

UCA commemorates UN and AMUN anniversaries

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Political Science is hosting upcoming events to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN) and the 50th Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference. On Friday, Oct. 30, the department is hosting a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UN in October 1945. The “United Nations Day” commemoration will begin … [Read more...]

Creative writing faculty to hold reading at Oxford American Annex

By Rachel Hoge UCA Department of Writing LITTLE ROCK—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host a faculty reading at the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public. The department has hosted several events at the OA Annex, located next door to South on Main, a celebrated Little Rock restaurant a … [Read more...]

Rick Springfield homecoming performance sold out


By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning musician, author and actor, will perform to a sold-out audience in UCA Public Appearances’ homecoming show at Reynolds Performance Hall on October 29. Springfield has sold more than 25 million records and had 17 Top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the H … [Read more...]

UCA participates in Food Day 2015

The University of Central Arkansas will participate in the second annual Food Day on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in Hot Springs at the Farmers and Artisans Market at 121 Orange Street. Students in the Dietetic Internship (DI) program will host a smart shopping workshop at 9 a.m., and a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. The UCA DI is one of only two in Arkansas. For a full list of events, visit … [Read more...]