Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald to bring Broadway talent to Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 16, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu TONY AWARD-WINNER AUDRA MCDONALD TO BRING BROADWAY TALENT TO UCA By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Five-time Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald will bring Broadway musical hits to … [Read more...]

Straight No Chaser returns to another sell-out

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Ashley Love, (501) 852-7889; alove@uca.edu October 15, 2013 STRAIGHT NO CHASER RETURNS TO ANOTHER SOLD-OUT CROWD By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Back by popular demand, Straight No Chaser is returning to another sold-out crowd at the U … [Read more...]

Halloween and the Dia de los Muertos

Halloween and the Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”): Origins, Similarities, and Differences UCA museum anthropology students will host a mask-making arts and crafts program for young children on Saturday, October 19 at 11:30 am after the Spanish story hour, and a panel discussion “gallery talk” for youth and adults about the exhibition on Sunday, October 20 at 2 pm. Costumed students will be … [Read more...]

Nutrition Magic Show

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 15, 2013 CONTACT: Kaye Talley, assistant director of the library, at kayet@uca.edu or 501-450-5248. NUTRITION MAGIC SHOW CONWAY—Young children will be mystified and amazed during the upcoming Nutrition Magic Show on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas where they will learn the importance of eating healthy foods. The F … [Read more...]

Occupational therapy reaccredited

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 14, 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. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY REACCREDITED CONWAY—The Department of Occupational Therapy earned reaccreditation from the A … [Read more...]

UCA moves forward with Greek Village plan

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 11, 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 MOVES FORWARD WITH GREEK VILLAGE PLAN CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees voted to move f … [Read more...]

Girley fund assists family

Donations collected to assist the family of Jaykwantay Girley reached nearly $5,000, one week after the student's death. Affectionately known as "JJ" to fellow classmates and students, Girley passed away on Wednesday, October 2. He was a full-time freshman student enrolled in the Hughes Residential College and living in Hughes Residential Hall. UCAPD and MEMS personnel located Girley in a … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 10, 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 meeting at 10 a … [Read more...]

Octubafest to celebrate all things tuba

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 9, 2013 CONTACT: Christian Carichner, (501) 450-5759; ccarichner@uca.edu OCTUBAFEST RETURNS TO BRING IN HALLOWEEN SEASON By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall will be filled wi … [Read more...]

Family Day 2013

Family Day at the University of Central Arkansas is Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entire UCA community and family members are invited to attend this event. Activities for this year include an inflatable obstacle course, space ball, spin art, rock wall, carnival booth games, and pony rides. Participants will have to sign a waiver before participating in these events. Family … [Read more...]