UCA to Host Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge

The third annual UCA Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. at the Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex located at the corner of Donaghey Avenue and Dave Ward Drive. There will be campus tours, Mexican food vendors and Latino music during the event. The tournament is free and open to … [Read more...]

UCA to Offer Free Lecture on Gender Roles

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with a free public lecture on gender stereotypes in religion and popular culture. The lecture, Ain’t I A Man: If I Act Like A Woman and Think Like A Man? will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. A panel of faculty m … [Read more...]

“Best of” screening featuring student films set for Sept. 20

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 13, 2012 Contact: Joe Dull, (501) 852-2377, jdull@uca.edu “BEST OF” SCREENING FEATURING UCA STUDENT FILMS SET FOR SEPT. 20 By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas host its first “Best of” Screening, featuring fi … [Read more...]

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Del McCoury Band set for Sept. 30 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu September 11, 2012 PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND, DEL MCCOURY BAND TO VISIT REYNOLDS SEPT. 30 By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) and The Del McCoury Band w … [Read more...]

Artsfest in Conway returns for sixth year

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Jim Wiltgen (501) 339-3569; wiltgen@hendrix.edu September 7, 2012 ARTSFEST IN CONWAY RETURNS FOR SIXTH YEAR  By Dannielle Douglas and Zachary O’Neal College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY – The Conway Alliance for the Arts (CAFTA) will host the sixth annual ArtsFest, … [Read more...]

Comics expert to visit UCA as artist in residence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, September 10, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Nelle Bedner (nelleb@uca.edu or (501) 450-5601) Dr. Matthew J. Smith, comics expert and graphic novel specialist, is coming to the University of Central Arkansas to visit UCA classes with presentations about comics, as well as to make a public presentation on the same subject. On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the … [Read more...]

UCA trustees approve one-time bonus for faculty, staff

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday to give faculty and staff a one-time bonus in their September 30 paychecks. Full-time current faculty who were benefits-eligible on May 15 and full-time current staff who were benefits-eligible on June 30 will receive $1,000. Those working less than full-time will receive a pro rata portion. The funds will be paid … [Read more...]

Public Appearances season to open with Tim Gunn

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 6, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu   UCA PUBLIC APPEARANCES SEASON TO OPEN WITH TIM GUNN SEPT. 24 CONWAY — Tim Gunn, star of Lifetime’s Project Runway and the chief creative officer at Fifth & Pacific (formerly Liz Claiborne Inc.), will open the … [Read more...]

Monumental interactive sculpture to be installed on campus during ArtsFest

Contact: Barclay McConnell Director, Baum Gallery of Fine Art at UCA 501.450.5793 | barclaym@uca.edu www.uca.edu/art/baum   Monumental interactive sculpture to be installed on UCA campus during Conway’s ArtsFest  CONWAY — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas announces the upcoming installation of the Mirazozo luminarium on the campus of UCA Sept. 27-29. A lumina … [Read more...]

Silas Hunt sculpture by UCA professor dedicated at U of A

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 5, 2012 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu SILAS HUNT SCULPTURE BY UCA PROFESSOR DEDICATED AT UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas dedicated the Silas Hunt Memorial Sculpture, designed and sculpted by University of Central Arkansas P … [Read more...]