ACT and LSAT cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS CONTACT: Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. ACT AND LSAT CANCELLED CONWAY (Friday, February 7, 2014)—The Office of University Testing University of Central Arkansas has cancelled the ACT and LSAT national exams scheduled to be administered on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Test c … [Read more...]

Arkatext literary festival to run Feb. 17-21

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 6, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. John Vanderslice, (501) 450-3653 or johnv@uca.edu ARKATEXT LITERARY FESTIVAL SET FOR FEB. 17-21 By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Writing will host the annual Arkatext lit … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA summer camp seeks Arkansas’ brightest students

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 9-12 from across the state interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from June 18-21, 2014. Students can expect to learn valuable information about IT … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Almost, Maine

UCA Theatre to Present Almost, Maine UCA Theatre will present Almost, Maine by John Cariani on February 13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus. The aurora borealis is the backdrop for this midwinter night’s dream in Almost, Maine. Residents seek to warm their hands and their hearts as they reach out for human connections a … [Read more...]

Rwanda Presidential Scholars at UCA

Since 2009, the University of Central Arkansas has participated in the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program University Consortium. This program, in cooperation with the Rwandan government, provides four year, undergraduate scholarships to deserving Rwandan students. These students study in the fields of math, physics, chemistry, and biology then return to Rwanda to work for a minimum of five years … [Read more...]

Van Cliburn winner Kholodenko to be in concert with Conway Symphony Orchestra

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu VAN CLIBURN WINNER VADYM KHOLODENKO TO PERFORM FEB. 11 By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances series will feature Ukranian Vadym K … [Read more...]

Gunter film wins 2013 Best Arkansas Short

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Mike Gunter, (501) 450-5614; mgunter@uca.edu UCA FACULTY FILM WINS 2013 BEST ARKANSAS SHORT By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office “Chutes and Gates”, a film created by the University of Central Arkansas’s Mike Gunter, recently received the … [Read more...]

UCA film opens Miami Film Festival

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu FIRST 3-D NARRATIVE FILM SHOT IN ARKANSAS OPENS MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The first stereographic (3D) narrative film to be shot in Arkansas opened the … [Read more...]

Filmmaker Jay Russell to visit campus Jan. 28

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 21, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu JAY RUSSELL TO CONTINUE UCA’S VISITING FILMMAKER SERIES By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — North Little Rock native Jay Russell will continue the University of Central Ark … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Family Performance

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT CHILDREN’S SHOW UCA Theatre will present Furry Tails with a Twist  by Jennifer Hickok DeFratis on Friday, January 31 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, February 1 at 10:00 am in the Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA Theatre’s own traveling troupe of players, The Cadron Company, will perform the production. In this charming family show, two bumbling actors set out to perform well … [Read more...]