Comics expert to visit UCA as artist in residence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, September 10, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Nelle Bedner (nelleb@uca.edu or (501) 450-5601) Dr. Matthew J. Smith, comics expert and graphic novel specialist, is coming to the University of Central Arkansas to visit UCA classes with presentations about comics, as well as to make a public presentation on the same subject. On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the … [Read more...]

Public Appearances season to open with Tim Gunn

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 6, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu   UCA PUBLIC APPEARANCES SEASON TO OPEN WITH TIM GUNN SEPT. 24 CONWAY — Tim Gunn, star of Lifetime’s Project Runway and the chief creative officer at Fifth & Pacific (formerly Liz Claiborne Inc.), will open the … [Read more...]

Monumental interactive sculpture to be installed on campus during ArtsFest

Contact: Barclay McConnell Director, Baum Gallery of Fine Art at UCA 501.450.5793 | barclaym@uca.edu www.uca.edu/art/baum   Monumental interactive sculpture to be installed on UCA campus during Conway’s ArtsFest  CONWAY — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas announces the upcoming installation of the Mirazozo luminarium on the campus of UCA Sept. 27-29. A lumina … [Read more...]

Silas Hunt sculpture by UCA professor dedicated at U of A

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 5, 2012 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu SILAS HUNT SCULPTURE BY UCA PROFESSOR DEDICATED AT UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas dedicated the Silas Hunt Memorial Sculpture, designed and sculpted by University of Central Arkansas P … [Read more...]

UCA Students Fare Well in Media Contest

The University of Central Arkansas's Vortex earned the General Excellence award for literary magazines in the recent Arkansas College Media Association awards. The award highlighted a strong showing by UCA writing and journalism outlets. "I'm delighted," said Garry Craig Powell, the faculty adviser for Vortex. "It's a testament to the talent, passion and dedication of our students that we so … [Read more...]

UCA students fare well at Arkansas College Media contest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu May 10, 2012 UCA STUDENTS FARE WELL AT COLLEGE MEDIA CONTEST CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Vortex earned the General Excellence award for literary magazines in the recent Arkansas College Media Association awards. The a … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to assemble for 2012 festival

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 10, 2012 CONTACT: Rebekah Scallet, (501) 852-0702, rscallet@uca.edu   ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO ASSEMBLE FOR 2012 FESTIVAL CONWAY — The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 2012 Company will arrive in Conway on Sunday, May 13. AST, Arkansas’s only professional Shakespeare Festival, will kick of … [Read more...]

Public Appearances announces 2012-13 season

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 9, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu Ashley Love, (501) 852-7889; alove@uca.edu UCA PUBLIC APPEARANCES ANNOUNCES 2012-13 SEASON CONWAY — Fifteen performances are scheduled for the 2012-13 UCA Public Appearances season at the University of Central Arkansas. The s … [Read more...]

Anderson named distinguished professor emeritus

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 8, 2012 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu ANDERSON NAMED DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR EMERITUS CONWAY — Dr. Joseph Anderson, the former chair of the Department of Mass Communication and Theatre, was named Distinguished Professor Emeritus during commencement Saturday at t … [Read more...]

Risi named outstanding digital filmmaking student

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 8, 2012 CONTACT: Joe Dull, (501) 852-2377; jdull@uca.edu RISI NAMED OUTSTANDING DIGITAL FILMMAKING STUDENT CONWAY — Kim Risi, a senior from Jonesboro, was recently named the Outstanding Digital Filmmaking Student by the University of Central Arkansas digital filmmaking faculty. Risi’s film, The … [Read more...]