English professor honored in Broadway play

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 2, 2013 CONTACT: Raymond-Jean Frontain, professor of English, at 501-450-5130 or rjfrontain@uca.edu. UCA ENGLISH PROFESSOR HONORED IN BROADWAY PLAY UCA English professor Raymond-Jean Frontain was taken aback to attend the premiere of Terrence McNally’s And Away We Go in New York last Sunday and discover that the four-time Tony Award w … [Read more...]

Study to Focus on College Graduate Draw and Retention

UCA LEAD program to collect data for City of Conway CONWAY, November 25, 2013 – Students and faculty of the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership program at the University of Central Arkansas are partnering with the City of Conway, Conway Chamber of Commerce, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College to investigate ways to improve Conway’s draw and retention of college graduates. The res … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band to perform Dec. 3

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Nov. 25, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu   WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR DEC. 3 By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a Wind Ensemble and Sym … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Conway Parks

UCA LEAD Program to collect data for the City of Conway Parks CONWAY, November 21, 2013—Faculty and students from the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) and the UCA Geography and Environmental Science programs in collaboration with the City of Conway staff are taking part in a research and planning project for the City of Conway parks. The project is funded in part through a Metroplan M … [Read more...]

Comprehensive strategy revealed

For More Information: CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185 Fredricka Sharkey at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UCA Unveils Comprehensive Strategy to Become Leader Among Nation’s Public Universities CONWAY, Ark. (Nov. 20, 2013) -- The University of Central Arkansas today unveiled a comprehensive strategy aimed at positioning itself as a na … [Read more...]

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to swing through Dec. 9

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION November 20, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY TO SWING THROUGH UCA DEC. 9 By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party will be showing UCA its jazz moves Mon … [Read more...]

Jazz Ensembles to perform Nov. 24

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Jackie Lamar (501) 450-5763; jackiel@uca.edu November 18, 2013 JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PERFORM NOV. 24 By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Snow Fine A … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Economics of Educating Women in Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas faculty and students in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) program are working together with the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas to examine the economics of educating women in Arkansas. This study will build upon previous findings by taking a new look at why women in Arkansas choose to pursue or not pursue higher levels of education. The study will e … [Read more...]

Former lawmaker donates papers to UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS NOVEMBER 11, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Jimmy Bryant, director of archives and special collections, at jbryant@uca.edu or (501)- 450-3418. FORMER LAWMAKER … [Read more...]

Marcus Roberts Trio to perform in LR, hold UCA residency

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION November 7, 2013 MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO TO PERFORM AT SOUTH ON MAIN, HOLD RESIDENCY AT UCA  By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office LITTLE ROCK — The Marcus Roberts Trio will perform at South on Main in Little Rock at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and will be a guest ar … [Read more...]