UCA, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre host ‘First Folio!’

The University of Central Arkansas and Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre have been selected as hosts for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books. The First Folio Exhibition will run June 7-July 12, 2016 in the Baum Gallery on the UCA campus. The exhibition will open at 12:30 p.m. on T … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees called meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, May 23 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda … [Read more...]

Voices of Central Arkansas Choir Auditions

Students in grades 3-12 as of Fall 2016 are invited to audition for the award-winning Voices of Central Arkansas (VOCA) Choir on Wednesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26, at Snow Fine Arts, Room 312A from 3:30 – 6:30 pm, according to Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, director of VOCA. VOCA is the umbrella organization for several vocal ensembles: Choristers, Concert Choir and High School Choir. The intent o … [Read more...]

UCA announces Schedler Honors Scholars for fall 2016

The University of Central Arkansas Norbert O. Schedler Honors College has selected 75 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Honors Scholars. The students were selected from a pool of over 375 qualified applicants, of which 136 were selected for intensive full-day interviews on the UCA campus. Honors Scholars receive UCA’s most prestigious scholarship package, reside in a l … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre awarded $10,000

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to support the "pay what you can" comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream and to expand its touring show to u … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees May meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, May 13 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The Board of Trustees will have lunch after the meeting in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 2 p … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall announces 2016-17 season

Kicking off with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Sept. 22, UCA Public Appearances will feature a record 22 events for the 2016-17 season in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two lectures and three Add-On Specials as well as five Main Stage EdUCAtion shows. “This season is made up of c … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces 10th season cast

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 10, 2016 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE ANNOUNCES 10TH SEASON CAST  CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will bring back several favorite actors and directors for its 10th anniversary season, which begins June 10. “This y … [Read more...]

UCA receives grant for ‘Imagine Your Parks’ initiative

The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service announced $1,092,500 in support of 51 grants in 27 states, including an award of $25,000 to the University of Central Arkansas to support a multidisciplinary arts festival at the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Imagine Your Parks is a grant initiative from the National Endowment for the Arts created in … [Read more...]

Student receives international scholarship

By Ty Hollowell University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY – A University of Central Arkansas student is has received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad. Christopher Aaron Nooner is one of more than 1,150 undergraduate students from 377 colleges and who were selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The U … [Read more...]