Bear Facts Day canceled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 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.  Bear Facts Day Canceled  CONWAY (December 4, 2013)—The University of Central Arkansas canceled Bear Facts Day originally sche … [Read more...]

Pinnacle Brass to kick off tour with Dec. 10 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Brent Shires, (501) 450-5768; bshires@uca.edu December 4, 2013 Pinnacle Brass to kick off tour with concert CONWAY — Pinnacle Brass, the University of Central Arkansas’s resident quintet, will present a free concert Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. The program, wh … [Read more...]

Arkansas Writers MFAs set Dec. 12 reading

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Stephanie Vanderslice, stephv@uca.edu December 3, 2013 ARKANSAS WRITERS MFAs HOST READING ON DECEMBER 12 UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — In their first group appearance, the first-year students of the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop of University of Central Arkansas will read from their w … [Read more...]

Debate team earns fall honors

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION December 2, 2013 CONTACT: Anthony McMullen, (501) 852-0695, amcmullen@uca.edu; Dr. Larry Dilday, (501) 852-2348, ldilday@uca.edu  UCA DEBATE TEAM EARNS FALL HONORS By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas debate team has re … [Read more...]

English professor honored in Broadway play

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 2, 2013 CONTACT: Raymond-Jean Frontain, professor of English, at 501-450-5130 or rjfrontain@uca.edu. UCA ENGLISH PROFESSOR HONORED IN BROADWAY PLAY UCA English professor Raymond-Jean Frontain was taken aback to attend the premiere of Terrence McNally’s And Away We Go in New York last Sunday and discover that the four-time Tony Award w … [Read more...]

Study to Focus on College Graduate Draw and Retention

UCA LEAD program to collect data for City of Conway CONWAY, November 25, 2013 – Students and faculty of the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership program at the University of Central Arkansas are partnering with the City of Conway, Conway Chamber of Commerce, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College to investigate ways to improve Conway’s draw and retention of college graduates. The res … [Read more...]

Video Contest winners announced

University of Central Arkansas senior Samuel Pettit was selected as the first place winner in the fall 2013 Video Contest. Senior Michael Ferrara was selected as the second place winner and senior Michael Tatum was selected as the third place winner. Pettit was awarded a $500 gift card, Ferrara was awarded a $300 gift card, and Tatum was awarded at $200 gift card. Current students were asked … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Conway Parks

UCA LEAD Program to collect data for the City of Conway Parks CONWAY, November 21, 2013—Faculty and students from the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) and the UCA Geography and Environmental Science programs in collaboration with the City of Conway staff are taking part in a research and planning project for the City of Conway parks. The project is funded in part through a Metroplan M … [Read more...]

Comprehensive strategy revealed

For More Information: CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185 Fredricka Sharkey at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UCA Unveils Comprehensive Strategy to Become Leader Among Nation’s Public Universities CONWAY, Ark. (Nov. 20, 2013) -- The University of Central Arkansas today unveiled a comprehensive strategy aimed at positioning itself as a na … [Read more...]

International Education Week

International Education Week, coordinated by UCA’s International Engagement, is a national event established to increase awareness about international cultures and encourage students to study and travel abroad. These events were organized with the help of EDGE Residential College, the Intensive English Program, and several international RSOs. Monday, November 18 "Going Global: A Study Abroad I … [Read more...]