Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald to bring Broadway talent to Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 16, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu TONY AWARD-WINNER AUDRA MCDONALD TO BRING BROADWAY TALENT TO UCA By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Five-time Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald will bring Broadway musical hits to … [Read more...]

Straight No Chaser returns to another sell-out

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Ashley Love, (501) 852-7889; alove@uca.edu October 15, 2013 STRAIGHT NO CHASER RETURNS TO ANOTHER SOLD-OUT CROWD By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Back by popular demand, Straight No Chaser is returning to another sold-out crowd at the U … [Read more...]

Girley fund assists family

Donations collected to assist the family of Jaykwantay Girley reached nearly $5,000, one week after the student's death. Affectionately known as "JJ" to fellow classmates and students, Girley passed away on Wednesday, October 2. He was a full-time freshman student enrolled in the Hughes Residential College and living in Hughes Residential Hall. UCAPD and MEMS personnel located Girley in a … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 10, 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 meeting at 10 a … [Read more...]

Octubafest to celebrate all things tuba

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 9, 2013 CONTACT: Christian Carichner, (501) 450-5759; ccarichner@uca.edu OCTUBAFEST RETURNS TO BRING IN HALLOWEEN SEASON By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall will be filled wi … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend Meet and Greet events

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 9, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Carolyn Williams, special assistant to the dean for external funding and special projects, at carolynw@uca.edu or 501-450-3627. Michelle Wynn, administrative specialist I, at mwynn@uca.edu or 501-450-5443. PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS CAN ATTEND MEET AND GREET EVENTS CONWAY— Future and master level teachers in the Harrison and … [Read more...]

Two attorneys hired

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 8, 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. TWO ATTORNEYS HIRED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas announced today that two new attorneys have been hired. … [Read more...]

Arkansas Supreme Court visits UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 7, 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. Arkansas Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at UCA  CONWAY—The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on th … [Read more...]

Cause of student death identified

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 4, 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. Arch Jones, director of organizational and community services, at ajones@uca.edu or (501) 450-3111. CAUSE OF STUDENT … [Read more...]

Name the Bear winner announced

University of Central Arkansas freshman Nakita Higgins was selected as the Name the Bear contest winner. A selection committee of faculty, staff and students chose Higgins’s submission as the name for the life-sized black bear outside Wingo Hall: Valor. Higgins was awarded a $200 gift card for his winning entry. In his submission, Higgins explains why he thought Valor would be a fitting name … [Read more...]