‘DANNY ELFMAN’S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON’ TO MAKE ARKANSAS PREMIERE AT UCA FEB. 11

By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY – “Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton” is scheduled for Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. "This is the first time that this show has ever been presented in Arkansas,” said director of Reynolds Amanda Horton.  “We are thrilled to be h … [Read more...]

UCA DOWNTOWN CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a celebration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of  UCA Downtown on Friday, Jan. 27 from 4–7 p.m. at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. At 5 p.m., President Houston Davis will make welcoming remarks to the public. The one-year celebration offers live entertainment, door prizes and re … [Read more...]

CONDUCTOR ANGEL NETWORK TO LAUNCH IN CONWAY

Group will provide investment opportunities for central Arkansas angel investors, education for new investors and funding opportunities for regional startups The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announced plans on Monday to launch the Conductor Angel Network in Conway beginning Feb. 7. The Conductor Angel … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS AND DEAN’S LIST

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Presidential Scholar and Dean’s List honors are based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar. Rec … [Read more...]

INAUGURATION DAY WORKSHOP AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will host an inauguration day workshop on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, and participants are welcomed to bring their lunch. The workshop is part of the CitiZINE Project, which explores what it means to be a … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS ATTEND INAUGURATION 2017 ACADEMIC SEMINAR

Ten University of Central Arkansas students are attending the Presidential Inauguration 2017 Academic Seminar hosted by the Washington Center. The seminar began on Sunday, Jan. 8 and ends Saturday, Jan. 21. This year’s theme is “Elevating Political Discourse.” This is the ninth Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar hosted by the Washington Center. The Inauguration Seminar marks the end the … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR DEFENDS ENDANGERED ARKANSAS SALAMANDER ON KUAR

Mark Spitzer, associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas, will be a guest on KUAR's Arts & Letters at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. The 29-minute episode, “What the Hellbender Salamander!,” to be aired on the NPR affiliate at 89.1 FM, highlights Spitzer’s newest literary eco-effort, Glurk! A Hellbender Odyssey, about North America’s largest amphibian: the hellben … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S BARD BALL SET FOR JAN. 21

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host its annual fundraiser, Bard Ball, onstage and backstage in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. AST favorite Dan Matisa will serve as emcee for the night's festivities, and several AST company members will share stories about how the organization has shaped their lives and careers. Jacob Keith Watson, … [Read more...]

UCA AWARDED GRANT FOR MLK DAY OF SERVICE PROJECT

University of Central Arkansas has been awarded a grant from the MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project. UCA will use the grant to fund a healthy cooking event for local veterans. The drop-in event will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UCA Downtown at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. Veterans who participate in the free event will take away recipes, … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS FREE GUITAR CLASSES

The University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music will host three evenings of free beginning guitar classes on Mondays - January 9, 23 and 30 from 6-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. In each class session, students will learn basic beginning guitar technique. Classes are open to the public. All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary. … [Read more...]