Brooks inducted to life membership in American Bandmasters Association

  CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu  Brooks inducted to life membership in American Bandmasters Association CONWAY — Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at the University of Central Arkansas, was recently inducted to life membership of the American Bandmasters Association at its national convention. The American Bandmasters Association, founded in 1929, wi … [Read more...]

UCA men in high heels to raise awareness

Male students, faculty and staff will sport women’s high heel shoes to raise awareness about sexual violence. The men, as well as female supporters, will be participating in a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. The walk starts at the Crafton Alumni … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble concert set for April 23

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 1, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT SET FOR APRIL 23 By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a UCA Wind Ensemble concert on Tuesday, A … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets lectures in advance of 2013 season

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 1, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE PLANS 2 LECTURES AT UCA IN ADVANCE OF 2013 SEASON CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host lectures later this month by a noted Shakespeare scholar as well as an acclaimed d … [Read more...]

University Band, Symphonic Band to be in concert April 24

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 28, 2013 CONTACT: Brantley Douglas, (501) 450-5022; bdouglas@uca.edu UNIVERSITY BAND, SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR APRIL 24 By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a band concert on We … [Read more...]

UCA recognized for communication efforts

University of Central Arkansas was recognized by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV for three of its communication efforts. Honors were bestowed during the annual CASE conference earlier this month. The office of web development received two awards. A silver award was given for UCA's website in the "Best Homepage" category, while an honorable mention … [Read more...]

2013 Vortex set to launch April 16

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Francie Bolter, (501) 450-5117; francieb@uca.edu March 26, 2013 LAUNCH PARTY SET FOR 2013 VORTEX By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A launch party has been set for the 2013 edition of The Vortex, the University of Central Arkansas’s mag … [Read more...]

UCA Names Chief of Staff

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway announced today that Kelley Erstine will join the UCA executive staff, effective July 1, 2013 as Chief of Staff. A native of Sheridan, Ark, Erstine is a 1979 graduate of UCA with a degree in journalism. Previously, he served UCA as a member of the University’s Board of Trustees, and also served as Vice President for Institutional A … [Read more...]

The 5 Browns set return appearance April 15

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu. March 27, 2013 THE 5 BROWNS SET RETURN APPEARANCE TO UCA By Jeanette Anderton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 5 Browns will return to the University of Central Arkansas for a concert in the Donald W. Rey … [Read more...]

Brake for Bears Takes to Crosswalks

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department and the Student Government Association are promoting pedestrian safety through the “Brake for Bears” campaign scheduled for Wednesday, March 27. Pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists along traffic light crosswalks will receive educational flyers from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from UCAPD and volunteers. In the United States, 4,280 pedestrians were kil … [Read more...]