UCA dedicates two sculptures

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will dedicate two sculptures that were carved from a diseased oak tree at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 2 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Gary Keenan, a tree sculptor from Des Moines, Iowa, carved a life-sized bear from the base of the tree. The sculpture sits outside Wingo Hall. Ring of Peace was carved from an eight-foot section cut from the top … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band set Oct. 15 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 23, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu   WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR OCT. 15 By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a Wind Ensemble and S … [Read more...]

Gallavan receives Kappa Delta Pi Honor

Nancy Gallavan, professor, College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, has been selected as an inaugural member of the Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and will be inducted at their 49th Biennial Convocation October 24-26, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter is a new Honorary Chapter that honors men and women who have made significant and longtime … [Read more...]

UCA Information Nights

The University of Central Arkansas will host six Information Nights for prospective students and families across the state of Arkansas. Information Nights provide an opportunity for prospective students and their families to meet with admissions staff, current UCA students, UCA alumni, and representatives from academic units, financial aid, housing and residence life, and Schedler Honors … [Read more...]

UCA’s CDI receives Governor’s Quality Award

Conway—UCA’s Community Development Institute-Central (CDI) was awarded the Commitment Level, Governor’s Quality Award at the GQA Awards Celebration held September 16 at the Marriot Hotel in Little Rock. This award is CDI’s second consecutive award from the Governor’s Quality Award Program. CDI was recognized for implementing quality organizational principles in areas such as leadership, customer s … [Read more...]

Amigo Cup Winners

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosted the fourth annual Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Bill Stephens Track/Soccer Complex. The event drew approximately 650 attendees. The winning teams are as follows: Men’s First Place: Imperial – Benton, AR Men’s Second Place: Independiente FC – Rogers, AR Men’s Third Place: Pumas – Muskogee, OK Women’s First Plac … [Read more...]

Partnership for Transition to Teaching hosts Meet and Greet

Contact: Carolyn C. Williams 201 Donaghey Avenue Conway, AR 72035 Phone 501-450-3627 PARTNERSHIP FOR TRANSITION TO TEACHING HOSTS MEET AND GREET CONWAY – The UCA Partnership for Transition to Teaching: Planning and Advisory Team will host a Meet and Greet Meeting for 54 prospective candidates for the Master of Arts in Teaching degree program on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 4:30 pm at M … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of 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 Board of Trustees Meeting CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a called m … [Read more...]

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...]