CFAC dean to celebrate National Poetry Month on KUAR’s Arts & Letters

CONWAY — To celebrate National Poetry Month, Terry Wright, professor of Creative Writing and dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Central Arkansas, will be a guest on KUAR's Arts & Letters Thursday, April 7 and Thursday, April 28, at 8:30 p.m. on KUAR 89.1 FM. Wright’s latest poetry chapbooks are Graphs, published by Kairos Editions in 2011, and Fractal Cut … [Read more...]

Tuba, euphonium concert set for April 5

By Audrey Roberts College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Student Government Association will host the Tuba and Euphonium Spring Fling concert featuring Dr. Gail Robertson’s students and tuba guest artist Scott Watson on Tuesday, April 5. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the publi … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble to perform April 12

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host an April 12 concert featuring the students of Dr. Blake Tyson and the Percussion Ensemble. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The UCA percussionists will make music using traditional and … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform April 18

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert Monday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. This non-auditioned choir is a mixture of music majors and non-music majors and will feature one graduate and four u … [Read more...]

Arkansas Surgeon General to visit Wellness Fair

The University of Central Arkansas’s Office of Student Wellness and Development is sponsoring its 18th annual Wellness Fair on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) Center on the UCA campus. This year, the Arkansas Surgeon General, Dr. Greg Bledsoe, will be in attendance and speak to the audience about the Healthy Active Arkansas … [Read more...]

Trombone choirs to perform April 10

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The UCA Trombone Choir will perform April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.  The event is open to the public and admission is free. The concert, which will feature both the BearBones Trombone Choir and the Natural Slides Trombone Octet, is free and open to the public. In addition, Da … [Read more...]

Jazz ensemble concert set for April 17

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a concert on Sunday, April 17, featuring the students of Jazz I, Jazz II and the UCA Dixieland Band. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. The UCA Dixieland Band, directed by Professor of S … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees retreat

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting/budget workshop/retreat at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, March 31. The action agenda will take place in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The budget workshop/retreat will take place in McCastlain Hall Fireplace Room.   … [Read more...]

Philosopher of religion to visit UCA

Noted philosopher of religion Jeffrey W. Robbins will visit UCA and give a talk on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium. The lecture, titled “A Rhapsody of Independence: On Race, Repetition and America,” will consist of a multimedia presentation focusing on themes of race, religion and the music of Louis Armstrong. Dr. Robbins is Professor and Chair of the Department … [Read more...]

Day of Giving campaign a huge success

The University of Central Arkansas raised $36,059.80 from 1,276 donors during its second annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 17. The goal was to raise $11,754 to honor each of the 11,754 students enrolled at UCA. The funds will support emergency student scholarships. “We all appreciate the generous contributions from our alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends,” said UCA … [Read more...]