Limited number of tickets remain for Bravo, Rick Steves

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 3, 2012 CONTACT: Lesley Allen, (501) 450-3293; lesleya@uca.edu. FEW TICKETS LEFT FOR BRAVO! FUNDRAISER By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Only a few tickets remain for the debut installment of Bravo!, a gala fundraising dinner to benefit the Uni … [Read more...]

Economic Study Shows UCA a Sound Investment

An independent economic impact study shows the average annual income due to activities at the University of Central Arkansas contributes $426.1 million to the university's six-county service area. "The Economic Contribution of the University of Central Arkansas" report was released today. Researchers looked at income generated by UCA operations, visitor spending, non-local students spending, … [Read more...]

UCA Board Approves HPER Expansion Project, Campus Master Plan

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees passed a resolution on Friday that would allow the issuance of $15.5 million in auxiliary bonds to finance an expansion project for the Health Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Center. The project will add a swimming pool, additional exercise rooms, weight room space and lockers, racquetball courts, and student meeting space. The … [Read more...]

Art of the Drum Set for Feb. 27

The University of Central Arkansas will welcome the Japanese drumming sensation, TAO's Art of the Drum, to the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The event is part of UCA Public Appearances' Night Out Series. "Although there are lots of YouTube and live concert videos of Japanese drumming groups available, there is nothing like experiencing them live," said … [Read more...]

Application Deadline for Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies Approaches

The application deadline for the second class of the University of Central Arkansas’s doctoral program in Leadership Studies is March 1. The interdisciplinary doctor of philosophy in the field of leadership is the only degree program of its kind in Arkansas and is unique to the region. The curriculum focuses on those skills that are most relevant to today’s leaders, including communications, dec … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Arkansas Political Science Association Meeting

The UCA Political Science Department is sponsoring the annual meeting of the Arkansas Political Science Association on Feb. 24 - 25. The event begins at noon on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The meeting will draw approximately 100 political scientists and students from Arkansas and surrounding states. Participants will discuss a variety of topics including the 2012 … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery sets student competitive exhibit

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 20, 2012 CONTACT: Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5792; barclaym@uca.edu   BAUM GALLERY TO HOST STUDENT COMPETITIVE MARCH 7-28   By Gavin Douglas Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central A … [Read more...]

Rick Steves to be in residence, kick off Bravo! series

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 20, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. John Vanderslice, (501) 450-03653; johnv@uca.edu   TRAVEL AUTHOR RICK STEVES TO BE IN RESIDENCE, KICK OFF BRAVO SERIES FOR UCA   By Gavin Douglas Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Renowned travel author Rick Steves w … [Read more...]

Festival to Celebrate State’s Literary Voice

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host the annual literary festival ArkaText Feb. 20-24. All events of the festival, which celebrates Arkansas's literary voice as well as student writers from UCA, are free and open to the public. The purpose of the festival is to celebrate all the great writing that gets done within the borders of this state and to commemorate … [Read more...]

Arkansas College Art History Symposium to feature Virginia Tech scholar

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Gayle Seymour. (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu. February 16, 2012 Arkansas College Art History Symposium set for UCA By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host the 22nd Arkansas College Art History Sym … [Read more...]