Department head finds doppelgänger

University of Central Arkansas faculty member Terry James recently discovered his doppelgänger was closer than expected. "We were leaving a meeting and Provost Runge asked if I noticed the resemblance," said James. Doppelgänger is a German word meaning "look alike" or "alter ego". For James, his doppelgänger turned out to be UCA's first president. After further inspection, James agreed th … [Read more...]

Paul Taylor Dance Company to bring modern dance to campus

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 18, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY TO BRING MODERN DANCE TO UCA By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —The world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company will bring modern dance to the University o … [Read more...]

COB announces upcoming events

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 CONTACT: Michael Hargis, interim dean, College of Business, at mhargis@uca.edu or 501-450-5343. UPCOMING EVENTS UCA COLLEGE OF BUSINESS College of Business Day on the Lawn 12 p.m. to 2 p.m Wednesday, September 25 Lawn of the College of Business Registered student organizations (RSO) that are sponsored in the College of … [Read more...]

Cassatt String Quartet to be in residence for ArtsFest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 12, 2013 Contact: Dr. Gayle Seymour, (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu CASSATT STRING QUARTET TO VISIT UCA FOR ARTSFEST By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The highly acclaimed Cassatt String Quartet will make its University of Central Arkansas d … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees teleconference Friday

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 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. Board of Trustees have called teleconference Friday CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees w … [Read more...]

UCA among “Top Public Schools” in the South

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 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. UCA Among “Top Public Schools” in the South CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas continues to rank among the … [Read more...]

Kristy Carter to receive award at MED Gala

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 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. KRISTY CARTER TO RECEIVE AWARD AT MED GALA CONWAY—The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce will award Kristy C … [Read more...]

2013 Amigo Cup Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Manny Sepulveda Tel.: (501) 205-9482 Email: MannyS@uca.edu UCA hosts 2013 Amigo Cup Tournament; Latino women’s regional soccer champions to compete CONWAY, Arkansas—The University of Central Arkansas will host the fourth annual Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Bill Stephens Track/Soccer Complex. The tournament will run from 9 … [Read more...]

UCA archives to display 9/11 collection

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 CONTACT: Jimmy Bryant, director of archives, at jimmyb@uca.edu or 501-450-3418. UCA ARCHIVES TO DISPAY 9/11 COLLECTION  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will display its collection of material related to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 on Wednesday, September 11and Thursday, September 12. Newspapers fr … [Read more...]

Social entrepreneur and inventor to speak at UCA

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 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. SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR AND INVENTOR TO SPEAK AT UCA WHO: Harvey Lacey, inventor of the Ubuntu-Blox WHAT: Public … [Read more...]