UCA to Host Statewide Latino Soccer Tournament

The University of Central Arkansas will host the first statewide soccer tournament for Latinos on Oct. 8-9. UCA Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge began in 2010 with six teams from the central Arkansas area. Due to the event's huge success, the tournament was expanded this year to include Latino teams from across the state and Memphis. Eight men's teams and four women's teams will be competing in the … [Read more...]

UCA Chapter Recognized for Community Service, Advocacy

The UCA chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) has achieved the NSSLHA Silver Chapter Recognition from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, a national professional association. The NSSLHA Chapter Recognition Program awards local chapters for their fundraising, community service, advocacy, career awareness, and recruitment efforts. UCA NSSLHA is … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band Set for Oct. 13 Performance

The Department of Music at the University of Central Arkansas will present a joint concert by the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. "This is the first concert of our Campus Concert Series for UCA and the Conway community," said Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at UCA. … [Read more...]

101 Years of Broadway to Open Broadway Series

101 Years of Broadway will open the University of Central Arkansas's Broadway Series with a 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, Sept. 29 in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. 101 Years of Broadway recreates the biggest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Evita, Cats, Wonderful Town, Jesus Christ … [Read more...]

Scrap Exchange’s “Event by the Truckload” Coming to Artsfest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 19, 2011 CONTACT: Judi Moore, (501) 548-5224; judimmore@gmail.com SCRAP EXCHANGE’S “EVENTS BY THE TRUCKLOAD” COMING TO ARTSFEST By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Scrap Exchange, focusing on promoting creativit … [Read more...]

UCA Recognized as Military Friendly School

G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded the University of Central Arkansas the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students, according … [Read more...]

Theatre Professor Fritzges Wins Award of Merit From the Indie Fest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 16, 2011 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens; (501) 852-2599; donnals@uca.edu THEATRE PROFESSOR FRITZGES WINS AWARD OF MERIT FROM THE INDIE FEST CONWAY — Chris Fritzges, associate professor theatre at the University of Central Arkansas, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Indie F … [Read more...]

UCA Among “Top Public Schools” in the South

The University of Central Arkansas continues to rank among the best institutions in the South, according to the 2012 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Tuesday. UCA ranks 23rd in the category of "Top Public Schools" among regional universities in the South. The university remains the highest ranked Arkansas public university in the region. "The University of … [Read more...]

Microsoft VP Returns to Alma Mater to Inspire Students

When Terri Jordan graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor's degree in computer science in 1985, she never imagined that 26 years later she would be living in Seattle, Wash., working for "one of the most amazing technology companies in the world." Jordan, a native of Morrilton, Ark., has worked as vice president of technology, retail stores for Microsoft since 2009. … [Read more...]

101 Years of Broadway to Open Public Appearances’ Broadway Series

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 13, 2011 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu   101 YEARS OF BROADWAY TO OPEN PUBLIC APPEARANCES’ BROADWAY SERIES By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — 101 Years of Broadway will open the Univer … [Read more...]