Opera Theatre set for Oct. 10-11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Rob Holden, (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu UCA OPERA THEATRE INTRODUCES COMMUNITY TO UNIQUE MUSIC STYLES By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Students in the University of Central Arkansas’ Opera Theatre will present ope … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Days announced

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 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 DAYS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas recently announced the Bear Facts Days s … [Read more...]

UCA dedicates two sculptures

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will dedicate two sculptures that were carved from a diseased oak tree at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 2 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Gary Keenan, a tree sculptor from Des Moines, Iowa, carved a life-sized bear from the base of the tree. The sculpture sits outside Wingo Hall. Ring of Peace was carved from an eight-foot section cut from the top … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band set Oct. 15 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 23, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu   WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR OCT. 15 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 S … [Read more...]

Gallavan receives Kappa Delta Pi Honor

Nancy Gallavan, professor, College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, has been selected as an inaugural member of the Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and will be inducted at their 49th Biennial Convocation October 24-26, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter is a new Honorary Chapter that honors men and women who have made significant and longtime … [Read more...]

Interactive sculptures to be installed during ArtsFest

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 23, 2013 CONTACT:  Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5793; barclaym@uca.edu AWARD-WINNING INTERACTIVE SCULPTURES TO BE INSTALLED DURING CONWAY’S ARTSFEST By Kathy Kelly College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas will present tw … [Read more...]

UCA Information Nights

The University of Central Arkansas will host six Information Nights for prospective students and families across the state of Arkansas. Information Nights provide an opportunity for prospective students and their families to meet with admissions staff, current UCA students, UCA alumni, and representatives from academic units, financial aid, housing and residence life, and Schedler Honors … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 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 Board of Trustees Meeting CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a called m … [Read more...]

Paul Taylor Dance Company to bring modern dance to campus

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 18, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY TO BRING MODERN DANCE TO UCA By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —The world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company will bring modern dance to the University o … [Read more...]

Student film in top 20 of LA Film Prize competition

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 17, 2013 CONTACT: JARROD BECK, (318) 884-1160; jpbeckfilms@gmail.com UCA STUDENT FILM ELYSIAN EQUATION IN TOP 20 AT LA FILM PRIZE COMPETITION By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The feature film Elysian Equation is among the top 20 films in the LA Film Prize co … [Read more...]