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...]

Psi Chi Chapter Wins National Award

The UCA Chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, is the 2012-2013 winner of the Ruth Hubbard Cousins Chapter Award. The award will be presented at the Psi Chi/American Psychological Association National Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii in August. This award is given annually to the one chapter that best accomplishes Psi Chi’s mission. The award recognizes the Chapter’s ac … [Read more...]

Senior art exhibit to open at Baum Gallery

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 25, 2013 Contact: Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5793, barclaym@uca.edu SENIOR EXHIBIT OPENING IN BAUM SET FOR APRIL 4 By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Art will host the annual BA/BFA Senior Exhibit b … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre Workshop to present The Pirates of Penzance

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 14, 2013 Contact: Dr. Rob Holden, (501) 450-5762, roberth@uca.edu; Dr. Wolf Oeste, (501) 450-5760; wolfgang@uca.edu.   UCA OPERA THEATRE TO PRESENT THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE   By Dannielle Douglas College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — University of … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Inaugural Girls of Promise Conference

The University of Central Arkansas will host the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas “Girls of Promise” conference on Saturday, April 6 at Lewis Science Center on the campus. The conference will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with registration starting at 8:15 a.m. Cosponsored by the UCA Foundation, Inc., the Girls of Promise conference will feature keynote speaker Kimberly Hambuchen, NASA aeronautics … [Read more...]

Nursing Faculty Member Selected to Attend Policy Session

University of Central Arkansas nursing professor, Mary Garnica, has been selected to attend the inaugural Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI) program of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) scheduled for March 18 to March 21. During the four-day event in Washington D.C., faculty members have the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge of policy and advocacy through sessions that … [Read more...]

Amy Grant set for April 2 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 12, 2013 CONTACT:  Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu AMY GRANT SET FOR UCA CONCERT By Jeanette Anderton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Amy Grant will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a concert in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance H … [Read more...]