Dr. Nancy Reese Honored For Service

Dr. Nancy B. Reese, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, is the recipient of this year's Lucy Blair Service Award by the American Physical Therapy Association. The association is a national professional organization representing more than 74,000 members. Each year, the association recognizes a small group of individuals nationwide for their contributions to the association … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre to Present Plays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Liz Parker, 501-450-5092     YOUTH THEATRE TO PRESENT PLAYS   The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas, sponsored by the UCA Theatre Foundation, will present three short plays on Thursday and Friday, July 14 and 15 at 7:00 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center.   The Junior Group, grades 3-6, will present … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Announces New Artistic Director

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION June 20, 2011 CONTACT: Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@uca.edu ARKANSAS SHAKESPEAR THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CONWAY - Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is thrilled to welcome Rebekah Scallet as the new Producing Artistic Director of the organization. Ms. Scallet holds an MFA … [Read more...]

New Evening, Online Classes to Start Fall 2011

The University of Central Arkansas will offer new evening and online classes in the Fall 2011 to accommodate working adults. The new evening program will allow individuals to earn a bachelor's degree in the areas of general business, history or speech communication. Additional online courses will be offered for those interested in earning a graduate certificate or master's degree in school … [Read more...]

UCA Announces Honors Scholars for Fall 2011

The University of Central Arkansas Honors College has selected 60 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Honors Scholars. The students were selected from a pool of over 200 applicants, of which 115 were selected for intensive full-day interviews on the UCA campus. Honors Scholars receive UCA's most prestigious scholarship package, reside in a living-learning community in Jefferson W. … [Read more...]

As You Like Opens AST’s Fifth Season

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre's fifth season opens June 16 with four performances of As You Like It in Conway at The Village at Hendrix. The play will run June 16-19. Those tickets are pay-what-you-can. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will open in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus on June 23, running through Saturday, July 2. Othello will open … [Read more...]

Morgan Poole Evatt Receives Fulbright Award

Morgan Poole Evatt of the University of Central Arkansas has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Mexico in speech-language pathology, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. Evatt is one of over 1,700 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2011-2012 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. … [Read more...]

Closing the Achievement Gap Focus of Leadership Institute

Educators from across the state will gather this week to discuss effective ways to improve academic success among historically marginalized student subgroups. Closing the achievement gap in public schools is the topic of this year's Summer Leadership Institute hosted by the College of Education at the University of Central Arkansas.The event takes place at 8:30 a.m., June 10 at the … [Read more...]

Judge Donates Documents from Landmark Case

Circuit Judge Collins Kilgore, Division 13 judge of the Sixth Circuit of Arkansas, has donated his copies of court records pertaining to the Lake View School District case to the University of Central Arkansas Archives. The Lake View School District case challenged the constitutionality of Arkansas's school funding system. The case was originally filed by Lake View School District in 1992 and … [Read more...]

UCA Continues to Improve Finances

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the University of Central Arkansas' revenue bond ratings to A2 from A3. Moody's announced the university's new rating and stable outlook on Friday. The new rating reflects "UCA's healthy size, relatively strong state support, return to healthy operations and progress in building liquid reserves," according to Moody's, a leading provider of credit ratings, … [Read more...]