Speech Showcase to Honor UCA Professor Set For April 26

  The first-ever Hilliard Showcase, a competition for University of Central Arkansas freshmen and sophomore speech students, will be featured Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in Thompson Hall, room 206. The event is free and open to the public. Members of UCA and the Conway community are encouraged to attend. The winner of the competition will receive a $500 award, provided through the Olive M. … [Read more...]

Legally Blonde To Continue Broadway Series

The Broadway sensation Legally Blonde the Musical will conclude the University of Central Arkansas's Broadway Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The show, based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon, revolves around Elle Woods, a bubbly sorority girl who refuses to let her blonde hair stereotype get her down. When her boyfriend breaks up … [Read more...]

The Bread And Puppet Theater Comes to UCA

The internationally known Bread and Puppet Theater is holding a workshop at the University of Central Arkansas this week, culminating with a performance on campus April 8. There will be a public lecture about the project at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in McCastlain 143. The outdoor performance will be free and open to the public beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 8 on the … [Read more...]

Get ready to Brake for Bears – Spring 2011

The UCA Police Department and the Student Government Association are once again teaming up to promote pedestrian safety through the "Brake for Bears"campaign to be held March 31st. Volunteers and UCA Police officers will encourage safety awareness throughout the day at various crosswalks around campus by distributing pedestrian safety information and, while supplies last, official Brake … [Read more...]

ASO PRINCIPAL CLARINETIST, UCA PROFESSOR RELEASES CD

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 5, 2011 CONTACT: Kelly Johnson, (501) 450-5758; kjohnson@uca.edu ASO PRINCIPAL CLARINETIST, UCA PROFESSOR RELEASES CD By Chelsea Stockdale College of Fine Arts and Communications Media Office CONWAY — Kelly Johnson, principal clarinetist for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and associate p … [Read more...]

Il Trovatore to conclude Met season at UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 4, 2011 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 852-2599; donnals@uca.edu IL TROVATORE TO CONCLUDE MET SEASON AT UCA CONWAY — Verdi’s Il Trovatore will conclude the 2010-11 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA, sponsored by the University of Central Arkansas’s College of Fine Arts and Commu … [Read more...]

Russian National Ballet to present Cinderella at Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 4, 2011 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450‐3682; jerryb@uca.edu RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET BRINGS CINDERELLA TO REYNOLDS By Chelsea Stockdale College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances “Night-Out Series” concludes with the Russian National Ballet’s perfor … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre will present Urinetown

UCA Theatre will present Urinetown, the Musical  by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis on April 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center at 201 Donaghey on the campus of UCA in Conway. This Tony-winning musical is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love and revolution. In a time when water is worth its weight in gold, the government has ruled … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation Awards Five Faculty Grants

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation recently awarded five faculty grants for the spring cycle. The UCA Foundation awards grants each year to faculty for programs that enhance learning opportunities at UCA. These grants, generally in amounts less than $3,000, are intended to encourage creative programs that may serve as "seeds" for future programs and provide for deserving programs and … [Read more...]

State Science and Engineering Fair Draws Record Participation

The 2011 Southwestern Energy Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair will hold its 57th annual student competition on April 1-2 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. This year's event is expected to draw a record 254 student e ntries from across the state. "We couldn't be more pleased with the increased participation we expect at this year's event," said Dr. Mark Bland, president of … [Read more...]