UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop series

PRESS RELEASE University of Central Arkansas September 1, 2015 Contact: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing, at christinam@uca.edu or (501) 852-2659 Melissa Kordsmeier, Theatre business manager, at mkordsmeier@uca.edu or (501) 450-5092 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop … [Read more...]

UCA adds variety to community education

New fall community education classes are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Twenty-five classes have been added to the fall course offerings, which are scheduled to being early-September. “Community Education is a cluster of classes from a variety of subject areas designed to enrich the lives of the residents in Fau … [Read more...]

Wynonna and The Big Noise kick off Reynolds season

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By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise will open the 2015-16 UCA Reynolds Performance Hall season on Friday, Sept. 18. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert range from $23‐$40 for the general public and $10 for children and students. Judd will perform s … [Read more...]

UCA alumnae are inductees in Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

Dr. Mary Good

Two University of Central Arkansas alumnae are inaugural inductees in the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Mary Lowe Good and Johnelle DeBusk Hunt are among 11 women and one women’s organization that will be inducted at a ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Good and Hunt were both recognized as UCA Distinguished Alumni in 1990 and 2003, res … [Read more...]

UCA presented with $3M check from AHTD

Tom Courtway, president of the University of Central Arkansas, Scott Bennett, AHTD director and Steve Williams, chairman and CEO of Maverick USA, Inc.

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) to support and expand the supply chain logistics management program. The University will use the funds to endow a chaired faculty position this fall. Scott Bennett, director of AHTD made the check presentation to President … [Read more...]

Community School of Music fall registration underway

The UCA Community School of Music (CSM) is registering students for the fall semester, according to Smokey Emerson, director. Now in its 26th year of offering exceptional musical training and instruction to children and adults in the Central Arkansas area, the faculty of the Community School consists primarily of UCA Music faculty and selected graduate and undergraduate students, along with … [Read more...]

Dying City is brought to life by UCA Theatre

The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present Dying City by Christopher Shinn on September 1, 2, 3, and 4, at 7:30 pm, and September 5, at 2:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Dying City is a drama for mature audiences only. A year after her husband’s death in Iraq, Kelly, a young therapist confronts his identical twin brother, who shows up at h … [Read more...]

Accounting students win third place in annual competition

Pictured left to right: Jessica Lasater, Kevin Wan, Jessica Archer, Alex Hoyle, Abby Perdue, Jered Bryan and Rachel Street

The Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Central Arkansas earned a third place award at the organization’s annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Jered Bryan of Maumelle, Alex Hoyle of Alma and Jessica Lasater of Ozark competed on a national level in the Effective Operations category of Best Practices using their project, “Checklist for Success: A Bridge to Professional D … [Read more...]

New workshop series launches in September

Starting this fall, small-business owners in the Conway area will have access to a series of workshops focused on the challenges and opportunities facing independently owned and operated enterprises. The Conway Small Business Institute is a four-part workshop series designed to help small-business owners establish, develop and promote their business. The University of Central Arkansas’ Division … [Read more...]

TEDx is coming to UCA


The inaugural TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas conference will be held on the 12th of March 2016 at the University of Central Arkansas.  The University of Central Arkansas is excited about the opportunity to provide a global platform for Central Arkansas’ ideas worth spreading. If you are interested in helping coordinate this event, please e-mail TEDx@uca.edu. Twitter - @T … [Read more...]