Amphitheater Project Moves to Bid Phase

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees authorized the administration to proceed with bid requests for the construction of an amphitheater during a teleconference on Monday. The 200-seat amphitheater will be located between the Student Center and Ida Waldran Auditorium. UCA officials plan to have the project completed by the opening of the fall semester. The design included an … [Read more...]

Toad Suck Review debuts second issue, sets launch event Feb. 24

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 6, 2012 CONTACT: Mark Spitzer (501) 450-3339; toadsuckreview@gmail.com By Taylor Gladwin UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― The University of Central Arkansas’s literary journal, the Toad Suck Review, has just published its highly anticipated second issue, which is packed with American … [Read more...]

Beijing Art Troupe to Perform Feb. 7

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) Students Art Troupe, one of the leading University Performance Troupes in Beijing, will perform at the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. The "Chinese Spring Festival Gala" features a dazzling variety of traditional Chinese performance arts, including Chinese folk musical instruments, … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble to perform Feb. 22

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 3, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Blake Tyson, 501.450.5263; btyson@uca.edu By Gavin D. Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will perform its first concert of the spring semester on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Snow F … [Read more...]

CORE Performance Company to perform in Baum Gallery

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Gayle Seymour at (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu. February 3, 2012 By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Offic CONWAY — CORE Performance Company will perform a specially-commissioned dance for the “Moving Toward Health” project at the University of Central Ar … [Read more...]

CORE Performance Company to partner with Conway schools to address eating disorders

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — CORE Performance Company will come to Conway to work with local elementary school students and faculty, using dance performances to develop and encourage positive body image during its stay as part of the University of Central Arkansas’s Artists in Residence program Feb. 20-24. Food and Feelings: Listening to Yo … [Read more...]

Eating disorder expert to speak as part of CORE residency

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Gayle Seymour at (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu. February 3, 2012 By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Dr. Dina Zeckhausen, writer, psychologist and eating disorder expert, will address the University of Central Arkansas and the Conway com … [Read more...]

CORE Performance Company to partner with UCA for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Gayle Seymour at (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu. February 2, 2012   By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — CORE Performance Company, a professional dance company led by Sue Schroeder, will premiere its “Moving Toward Health” project, a col … [Read more...]

Symphonic Band to kick off spring season Feb. 15

  By Gavin Douglas Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band will begin the spring season with a concert at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The concert, free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Director Brantley Douglas said he looks forward to sharing the s … [Read more...]

Rev. Jesse Jackson to Speak Feb. 23

The Rev. Jesse Jackson will continue the Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Jackson, president and founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, one of America's foremost political figures, will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. "Jesse Jackson is one of those people … [Read more...]