Launchapalooza to celebrate ‘Toad Suck Review’

by Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — To conclude the University of Central Arkansas’s annual ArkaText Literary Festival, the award-winning Toad Suck Review will hold its sixth “Launchapalooza” at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 11, at the Lantern Theater, 1021 Van Ronkle St., in downtown Conway. The Launchapalooza is free and open to the public but may include … [Read more...]

Tuba, euphonium ensemble concert set for March 2

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host a March 2 concert featuring the students of Dr. Gail Robertson and the Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Robertson and graduate student/guest conductor S … [Read more...]

Student Competitive art exhibition to be on view March 3-17

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communications Office CONWAY — The 2016 Annual Student Competitive Art Exhibition will be on view in the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery of Fine Art from March 3-17. The Student Competitive is a juried exhibition of UCA student artwork, sponsored by the UCA Department of Art. “The Student Art Competitive is one of the Baum's most popu … [Read more...]

ArkaText Literary Festival scheduled March 7-11

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will hold its annual ArkaText literary festival from March 7-11 with most events in Win Thompson Hall. All ArkaText events are free and open to the public, although the final presentation, the sixth annual Toad Suck Review Launchapalooza on Friday, March 11, i … [Read more...]

Saturday Night Fever heading for Reynolds

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Saturday Night Fever: The Musical, a production based on the classic 1977 American dance film starring John Travolta, will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb. 28. As a coming-of-age story, the musical centers on 19-year-old stallion Tony Manero’s life in the 19 … [Read more...]

UCA hosts inaugural student association gathering

The University of Central Arkansas and the Student Government Association will host student representatives from each of the states four-year, public institutions of higher learning. The inaugural meeting of the Arkansas Association of Students is Friday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the skyboxes inside Bear Hall. Arkansas senators and representatives, as well as Dr. Brett Powell, … [Read more...]

December graduates announced

The University of Central Arkansas held Winter Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University officials conferred  522 undergraduate degrees and 276 graduate degrees during two ceremonies. Winter Commencement 2015 … [Read more...]

Confucius Classroom inauguration held at UCA

On Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, an inauguration ceremony was held at the President’s Home at the University of Central Arkansas for the five Confucius Classrooms established in the state of Arkansas. Representatives from Bentonville Public School, Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts (ASMSA), Hot Springs High School, Lighthouse Academies and Wynne High School attended the c … [Read more...]

UCA begins presidential search process

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees took the first step to begin the presidential search process at their regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, Feb. 12. As outlined in Board Policy 202, a Search Advisory Committee will be created and will serve as an aid to the Board of Trustees in its endeavor to appoint a president for the University of Central Arkansas. Board chair … [Read more...]

Photographer Maggie Steber to visit Feb. 22-26

by Audrey Roberts College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Photographer Maggie Steber will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Feb. 22-26. Steber’s exhibition, Madje Has Dementia, on view at the Baum Gallery of Fine Art, documents the last two years of her mother’s life. Donna Pinckley, associate professor of art and the faculty sponsor for … [Read more...]