UCA to host “Topping Out” ceremony for HPER expansion

 NEWS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 11, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka B. Sharkey, associate director of media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450-5114.  "Topping Out" Ceremony for HPER expansion CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas is hosting a "Topping Out" c … [Read more...]

UCA closes today at 3:30 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.   UCA closes today at 3:30 p.m. CONWAY (Thursday, December 05, 2013)—The University of Central Arkansas will close at 3:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre Students Awarded Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Liz Parker, 501-450-5092   UCA THEATRE STUDENTS WIN STATE RECOGNITION   Three UCA Theatre majors have won special recognition for their technical theatre achievements associated with UCA Theatre’s production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht. The play was under the direction of Rebekah Scallet, Artistic Director of the Arkansas … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Day canceled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.  Bear Facts Day Canceled  CONWAY (December 4, 2013)—The University of Central Arkansas canceled Bear Facts Day originally sche … [Read more...]

Pinnacle Brass to kick off tour with Dec. 10 concert

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Brent Shires, (501) 450-5768; bshires@uca.edu December 4, 2013 Pinnacle Brass to kick off tour with concert CONWAY — Pinnacle Brass, the University of Central Arkansas’s resident quintet, will present a free concert Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. The program, wh … [Read more...]

Arkansas Writers MFAs set Dec. 12 reading

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Stephanie Vanderslice, stephv@uca.edu December 3, 2013 ARKANSAS WRITERS MFAs HOST READING ON DECEMBER 12 UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — In their first group appearance, the first-year students of the Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop of University of Central Arkansas will read from their w … [Read more...]

Debate team earns fall honors

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION December 2, 2013 CONTACT: Anthony McMullen, (501) 852-0695, amcmullen@uca.edu; Dr. Larry Dilday, (501) 852-2348, ldilday@uca.edu  UCA DEBATE TEAM EARNS FALL HONORS By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas debate team has re … [Read more...]

English professor honored in Broadway play

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 2, 2013 CONTACT: Raymond-Jean Frontain, professor of English, at 501-450-5130 or rjfrontain@uca.edu. UCA ENGLISH PROFESSOR HONORED IN BROADWAY PLAY UCA English professor Raymond-Jean Frontain was taken aback to attend the premiere of Terrence McNally’s And Away We Go in New York last Sunday and discover that the four-time Tony Award w … [Read more...]

Study to Focus on College Graduate Draw and Retention

UCA LEAD program to collect data for City of Conway CONWAY, November 25, 2013 – Students and faculty of the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership program at the University of Central Arkansas are partnering with the City of Conway, Conway Chamber of Commerce, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College to investigate ways to improve Conway’s draw and retention of college graduates. The res … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band to perform Dec. 3

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Nov. 25, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu   WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR DEC. 3 By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a Wind Ensemble and Sym … [Read more...]