Band Extravaganza set for Nov. 29

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION November 16, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu BEAR MARCHING BAND TO HOST BAND EXTRAVAGANZA By Dannielle Douglas College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Bear Marching Band will hold its eighth Band Extravaganza at the … [Read more...]

Vanderslice Wins Professor of the Year

The University of Central Arkansas is proud to announce Stephanie Vanderslice as the 2012 Arkansas Professor of the Year. The award honors the most outstanding undergraduate professors in the country and is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. As winner of the state award, Dr. Vanderslice was able to … [Read more...]

BA/BFA exhibition to open Thursday

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION November 12, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Young (501) 450-3113; jyoung@uca.edu BAUM GALLERY BA/BFA EXHIBITION TO OPEN THURSDAY By Mary DeLoney College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Fall 2012 BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition, featuring graduating UCA art majors, will be on vie … [Read more...]

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...]