Baker Named to UCA Executive Staff

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway announced today that Gilbert Baker will be joining the UCA executive staff effective January 15, 2013. Baker’s title will be Executive Assistant to the President and his salary will be $132,000 per year. Baker’s duties will include work on special projects; university development and communications; community outreach throughout Arkansas; gov … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Veterans

Contact: Shaneil Ealy Office of Outreach and Community Engagement Brewer-Hegeman, Suite 102 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR 72035 Phone (501) 450-5275 sealy@uca.edu UCA HONORS VETERANS   CONWAY –  The University of Central Arkansas and City of Conway are hosting the 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 9, 2012 to honor and recognize local veterans. The free event wi … [Read more...]

Journalism students to cover Election 2012

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 19, 2012 CONTACT: John Gale, (501) 450-3162; jgale@uca.edu UCA JOURNALISM PROGRAM TO COVER ELECTION NIGHT 2012 By Mary DeLoney College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Students from the UCA Journalism program will be at the Faulkner County Courthouse on Nov. 6 to c … [Read more...]

Straight No Chaser sold out; tickets may become available

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 22, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu A CAPPELLA GROUP STRAIGHT NO CHASER SET FOR REYNOLDS DATE  By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Straight No Chaser, a professional a cappella group, will perform at a sold-out Donal … [Read more...]

Shrek the Musical sold out; tickets may become available

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION OCTOBER 15, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu  SHREK THE MUSICAL SOLD OUT AT UCA By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Shrek the Musical will come to a sold-out Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Ar … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Comedic Fare

UCA Theatre will present The Beaux’ Stratagem by George Farquhar,  adapted by Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig, on November 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway.   Bawdy humor and spirited dialogue highlight this rollicking romp as two gentlemen search to find wealthy heiresses to regain their f … [Read more...]

Scholarship to Help Bridge Gender Gap in Computer Science

Six University of Central Arkansas students have been awarded the 2012 Computer Science Female Freshman Scholarship to assist them in pursuing a career in the computer science and technology field. The scholarship is funded through the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Academic Alliance Seed Fund, a program designed to help bridge the gender gap in computer science … [Read more...]

Patterns in Presidential Elections Examined at History Symposium

The University of Central Arkansas’ History Department is hosting the 2012 History Symposium “Presidential Elections inHistory” on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The 2012 History Symposium: Presidential Elections in History is a conference for educators who teach social studies. Keynote speaker Dr. Allan Lichtman will lead the conference by examining the 1 … [Read more...]

Pianist Jue Wang to be in residence, perform with Conway Symphony

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 2, 2012 Contact: Israel Getzov, (501) 450-5761, israelg@uca.edu PIANIST JUE WANG TO BE IN RESIDENCE, PERFORM WITH CONWAY SYMPHONY By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jue Wang, a renowned Shanghai pianist, will visit the University of Central Ark … [Read more...]

UCA Receives “Military Friendly School” Designation

The University of Central Arkansas has been awarded the designation of “Military Friendly School,” by G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. UCA ranks in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that assist military service members and veterans further their education, according to G.I. Jobs. The 2013 Military Friendly Sc … [Read more...]