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...]

New Study to Focus on Conway Parks

UCA LEAD Program to collect data for the City of Conway Parks CONWAY, November 21, 2013—Faculty and students from the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) and the UCA Geography and Environmental Science programs in collaboration with the City of Conway staff are taking part in a research and planning project for the City of Conway parks. The project is funded in part through a Metroplan M … [Read more...]

Comprehensive strategy revealed

For More Information: CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185 Fredricka Sharkey at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UCA Unveils Comprehensive Strategy to Become Leader Among Nation’s Public Universities CONWAY, Ark. (Nov. 20, 2013) -- The University of Central Arkansas today unveiled a comprehensive strategy aimed at positioning itself as a na … [Read more...]

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to swing through Dec. 9

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION November 20, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY TO SWING THROUGH UCA DEC. 9 By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party will be showing UCA its jazz moves Mon … [Read more...]

Jazz Ensembles to perform Nov. 24

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Jackie Lamar (501) 450-5763; jackiel@uca.edu November 18, 2013 JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO PERFORM NOV. 24 By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Snow Fine A … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Economics of Educating Women in Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas faculty and students in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) program are working together with the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas to examine the economics of educating women in Arkansas. This study will build upon previous findings by taking a new look at why women in Arkansas choose to pursue or not pursue higher levels of education. The study will e … [Read more...]