UCA Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band to perform Dec. 1

By Elizabeth Sandoval College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will host a joint performance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus. The performance is free and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble will be conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Ricky B … [Read more...]

McNally work to be focus of Festival of One-Act Plays

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present a Festival of One-Act Plays on Dec. 1, 2, and 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. The Festival of One-Act Plays, free and open to the public, has become one of the most popular annual events in the UCA Theatre P … [Read more...]

UCA Band extravaganza set for Dec. 3

By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Bear Marching Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I will perform in the annual Band Extravaganza concert at Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Dec. 3. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is presented in conjunction with the High School Honors Wind Ensemble that is h … [Read more...]

Playwright Terrence McNally to be in residence

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By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will round out its artist-in-residence program this semester with critically acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally, who will be on campus Dec. 2–4. This year marks the 50th anniversary of McNally's first Broadway play, “And Things That Go Bump in the Night”. UCA’s is the only ca … [Read more...]

Women’s Giving Circle awards grants

Dr. Ginny Adams (center) being presented a $975 check from UCA First Lady Melissa Courtway and Nan Snow (left to right) on behalf of the UCA Women’s Giving Circle.

The Women’s Giving Circle at the University of Central Arkansas awarded four grants with each focused on programs and initiatives to uplift young girls and women. Established in 2014, the Women’s Giving Circle is a group of alumnae and friends who have pledged to make a difference for UCA through grants for students, faculty and university programs beyond current funding levels. The group emp … [Read more...]

Jazz Ensembles to be in concert Nov. 22

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its final jazz ensemble concert of the fall semester on Sunday, Nov. 22, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 4:30 p.m. performance, free and open to the public, will feature Jazz Ensemble I and II and the UCA Dixieland Band. Larry Jo … [Read more...]

‘How to Educate Global Leaders’ next TEDx Salon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 11/06/15 Contact: Christina Madsen or Kandace Keeney | tedx@uca.edu TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas “How to Educate Global Leaders” Salon Conway, AR – TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas will hold the third TEDx Salon themed “How to Educate Global Leaders” at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 16 in the College of Business, Room 111. David Williamson, International Admiss … [Read more...]

UCA hosts ‘Saving Your Small Town’ Training Event

UCA’s Center for Community and Economic Development is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and the White River Planning and Development District to host Saving Your Small Town: Homegrown Community and Economic Development for North Central Arkansas community leaders. The event is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12 at Lyon College in … [Read more...]

UCA and ASU-Beebe sign 17th articulation agreement

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway and Arkansas State University-Beebe Chancellor Dr. Eugene McKay shake hands after signing the 17th articulation agreement between the two institutions.

  University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway and Arkansas State University-Beebe Chancellor Dr. Eugene McKay signed the 17th articulation agreement between the two institutions at a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 5. This signing is the 16th agreement between the institutions for 2015 and marks a total of 17 articulation agreements overall. “We are excited to work in p … [Read more...]

AfterWords to celebrate first-year writers

By Eric Binnie UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will feature the AfterWords awards ceremony, honoring first-year Residential College writers, on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The 4-6 p.m. event, free and open to the public at the Bear’s Dean, just off campus at 235 Farris Road, will feature student readings of the award-winning works, selected … [Read more...]