UCA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES SET APRIL 11 CONCERT

The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Wednesday, April 11, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 concert is free and open to the public. The program will include “Tinplay” by Per Andreasson, “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich and “White Pines” by Michael Burritt. “This concert features both classic and new works for percussion and in … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 15

The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform on Sunday, April 15, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. All three of the UCA Jazz Ensembles — Dixieland Band, Jazz II and Jazz I — will perform. It will be the final UCA Jazz Ensembles concert for Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of the … [Read more...]

#METOO SLAM TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY ALLIANCE

The University of Central Arkansas honorary theatre society, Alpha Psi Omega (APO), will present a #MeToo Slam to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA), Tuesday, April 17. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom. A slam is a collection of short performances including monologues, songs, movement/dance, shorts scenes, readings, etc. Participants were encouraged t … [Read more...]

SENIOR ART SHOW SET FOR UCA’S BAUM GALLERY

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will present the Spring BA/BFA Senior Show April 5-26. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall, is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-5 p.m. and Thursdays from 10-7 p.m. Opening receptions are set for Thursday, April 5, from 4-7 p.m., and Sunday, April 8, from 2-4 p.m. … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS ANNUAL DRIGGERS PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will feature the fifth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 21. The event, set for 9 a.m. until noon, is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge. They will compete within their division based upon school grade. The festival is named after the … [Read more...]

RONNIE WILLIAMS RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Ronnie Williams, vice president for Student Services and Institutional Diversity, with the Guy W. Murphy Distinguished Service Award recognized. Williams was honored at the Chamber’s annual meeting that was held on the UCA campus March 15. To see more about the award visit https://issuu.com/conwaychamber/docs/2018_annual_meeting_program … [Read more...]

BARLOW NAMED OUTSTANDING REVIEWER BY JRME

Angela Barlow, dean of the Graduate School, was named outstanding reviewer by the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME). As an outstanding reviewer, Barlow will be recognized in April by the Special Interest Group for Research in Mathematics Education at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association. The JRME is the top-tier, internationally recognized … [Read more...]

LAUNCH OF UCA EXTENSION OF CONWAY BIKE SHARE PROGRAM

WHAT:     Extension of the Conway Bike Share Program at the University of Central Arkansas WHEN:    3 p.m. Thursday, April 5 WHERE:  Rack station in front of the Lewis Science Center/Conway Corporation Center for Sciences DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas, UCA Student Government Association, UCA Housing and Residence Life and the City of Conway, will host a launch party for the U … [Read more...]

CAMERON CARPENTER TO BRING INTERNATIONAL TOURING ORGAN TO UCA CAMPUS

Cameron Carpenter, the first solo organist ever nominated for a Grammy award for a solo album, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist-in-residence April 2-3. Carpenter will bring his International Touring Organ — a monumental cross-genre digital organ built by Marshall & Ogletree to his own design — and will give a performance open to the public in Reynolds Performance Hall … [Read more...]

BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR SETS APRIL 3 PERFORMANCE

The University of Central Arkansas BearBones Trombone Choir will perform its end-of-the-semester concert on April 3 in the Snow Fine Arts auditorium. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public. “The BearBones will perform Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C# Minor, Dukas' Fanfare from La Peri and a new fanfare titled Apogee Fanfare by Chris Sharp,” Ass … [Read more...]