Three UCA Writing Faculty Members to Read From Posthumous Novel

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 16, 2011 CONTACT: Jeanetta Darley (501) 327-7482; jeanetta@fcl.org THREE UCA WRITING FACULTY MEMBERS TO READ FROM POSTHUMOUS NOVEL By Ariel Moore UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Terry Wright, Mark Spitzer and Tim Thornes, professors with the Department of Writing at the University of … [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...]

1st Public Forum Lecture To Feature UA Professor

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 12, 2011 CONTACT: UCA Department of Communication, (501) 450-3202   1ST PUBLIC FORUM LECTURE TO FEATURE UA PROFESSOR   By Kazuma Minegishi College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — The Department of Communication at the University of Cen … [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...]

Freshman Enrollment Increases Six Percent

The University of Central Arkansas had a 6.2 percent increase in freshman enrollment, bringing the freshman class to 1,961 students for the fall of 2011, according to preliminary enrollment data. An overflow of freshmen caused a temporary shortage in housing for the incoming class. Residence halls are over capacity, with an occupancy rate of 100.69 percent. Despite the increase in the … [Read more...]

Lecture Series to Start with Erin Brockovich

The University of Central Arkansas's Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series opens the 2011-2012 season Monday, Sept. 19, with best-selling novelist, TV-host and voice to the voiceless, Erin Brockovich. Brockovich will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the UCA campus. Brockovich is regarded as a modern-day "David" who loves a good brawl with today's "Goliaths". She … [Read more...]

UCA Provides Enrichment Courses for the Community

  Contact: Kristy Carter Director of Marketing Outreach & Community Engagement 201 Donaghey Avenue, BHCC Ste. 102 Conway, AR  72035-5003 kcarter@uca.edu 501.450.3139 CONWAY— UCA’s Community Education Program is offering courses designed to enrich the lives of Faulkner County residents. Each semester, UCA’s Division of Outreach and Community Engagement provi … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11: Professor Shares Thoughts About Terrorist Attacks

This year marks the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, which claimed nearly 3,000 lives. Psychology professor Kevin Rowell, a member of the Disaster Mental Health Team with the American Red Cross, was called a few days following the attacks to assist in providing mental health counseling. He spent two weeks after 9/11 in Newark, N.J. … [Read more...]

Lecture Series to Start With Erin Brockovich

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 8, 2011 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu LECTURE SERIES TO START WITH ERIN BROCKOVICH   By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series open … [Read more...]