Public Appearances to present Art of the Drum

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 15, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu   ART OF THE DRUM SET FOR UCA PUBLIC APPEARANCES   By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will welcome the Japanese drumming s … [Read more...]

iPads Workshop Set for Feb. 10

Contact: Alaina Alexander Outreach & Community Engagement 501.450.5261 aalexander@uca.edu   Conway- The University of Central Arkansas and the Department of Outreach and Community Engagement are offering a free workshop for educators on using iPads in the Classoom. The workshop, iPads in the Classroom, invites educators of all grade and subject levels learn how the iPad can … [Read more...]

Students to Present Undergraduate Research to State Legislators

Nearly 80 students from Arkansas four-year public and private colleges and universities will gather at the State Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 15 to present cutting-edge undergraduate research to state legislators. Students will share their work in the areas of natural sciences, computer science, engineering and mathematics. The research will be on display between 10 a.m. and noon in the … [Read more...]

Walker Foundation Endows UCA Science Education Scholarship

The Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation, Inc. has given $50,000 to endow a science education scholarship at the University of Central Arkansas. The Willard and Pat Walker Bachelor's in Science Education Scholarship Fund will aid the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in recruiting and retaining students who wish to become science teachers. Students who plan to teach in the … [Read more...]

Amphitheater Project Moves to Bid Phase

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees authorized the administration to proceed with bid requests for the construction of an amphitheater during a teleconference on Monday. The 200-seat amphitheater will be located between the Student Center and Ida Waldran Auditorium. UCA officials plan to have the project completed by the opening of the fall semester. The design included an … [Read more...]

Toad Suck Review debuts second issue, sets launch event Feb. 24

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 6, 2012 CONTACT: Mark Spitzer (501) 450-3339; toadsuckreview@gmail.com By Taylor Gladwin UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― The University of Central Arkansas’s literary journal, the Toad Suck Review, has just published its highly anticipated second issue, which is packed with American … [Read more...]

Beijing Art Troupe to Perform Feb. 7

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) Students Art Troupe, one of the leading University Performance Troupes in Beijing, will perform at the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. The "Chinese Spring Festival Gala" features a dazzling variety of traditional Chinese performance arts, including Chinese folk musical instruments, … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble to perform Feb. 22

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION February 3, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Blake Tyson, 501.450.5263; btyson@uca.edu By Gavin D. Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will perform its first concert of the spring semester on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Snow F … [Read more...]

CORE Performance Company to perform in Baum Gallery

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Gayle Seymour at (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu. February 3, 2012 By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Offic CONWAY — CORE Performance Company will perform a specially-commissioned dance for the “Moving Toward Health” project at the University of Central Ar … [Read more...]

CORE Performance Company to partner with Conway schools to address eating disorders

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — CORE Performance Company will come to Conway to work with local elementary school students and faculty, using dance performances to develop and encourage positive body image during its stay as part of the University of Central Arkansas’s Artists in Residence program Feb. 20-24. Food and Feelings: Listening to Yo … [Read more...]