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...]

Taipei Official Visits UCA

CONWAY — Daniel Liao, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, visited the University of Central Arkansas on Wednesday, updating the campus and community on the relationship of Taiwan and the United States and Taiwan and Arkansas. “We had a good discussion about a lot of things — educationally, culturally and economically,” UCA President Tom Courtway said. … [Read more...]

UCA Observes National Campus Safety Awareness Month

The University of Central Arkansas will observe National Campus Safety Awareness Month with a series of events designed to promote safety awareness among students, faculty and staff. UCA Police Department is partnering with the UCA Counseling Center,  Student Wellness & Development, and the Student Government Association to provide programing on issues including sexual assault, underage … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present “ART”

UCA Theatre to Present “ART”   UCA Theatre will open its 2012-13 season with ART by Jasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. This face-paced comedy raises the timeless question “What is Art” when Serge buys a large, completely white painting. His friends are horrified and the relationship begins to suffer. A Tony-award winner for Best Play, the Broadway cast featured Alan Alda … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre Announces 2012-13 Season

The University of Central Arkansas Theatre has announced its line-up of productions for the 2012-2013 season. The season opens with Art  by Jasmina Reza with translation by Christopher Hampton. This comedy raises the question of “What is Art” when Serge buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. His friends are horrified and his relationships begin to suffer. A Tony-award winner for Best P … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Students to Attend National Conventions

Two students from the University of Central Arkansas will be attending the National Party Conventions in August and September as part of The Washington Center’s Campaign 2012: Academic Seminar Series. Each presidential election year, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars provides students an opportunity to study and volunteer to work at the Republican and Democratic N … [Read more...]

Summer Commencement Set for Aug. 10

Summer Commencement for the University of Central Arkansas will be held Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m. at the Farris Center. More than 430 degrees will be conferred during the ceremony. UCA President Tom Courtway will deliver a challenge to the graduates and present the President's Medallion to  “Outstanding Students of the University." SGA President Spencer Sims and Dr. Kevin Browne, president … [Read more...]

Durff Joins UCA as New Registrar

Beth Durff has joined the University of Central Arkansas as the new registrar. Durff has more than 18 years of higher education student registration and records experience, with specialization in technology and training. She replaces Tony Sitz, who retired after 30 years. Durff began the position July 16. Durff served as the associate registrar at Texas A&M University-Commerce in … [Read more...]

AMC/Fairmont Pledges $100,000

AMC/Fairmont has pledged $100,000 to become the lead donor and strategic partner in the advancement of the Insurance and Risk Management program by creating the Dr. John Bratton Endowed Professorship at the University of Central Arkansas. The growth and strength of the curriculum of UCA's program is directly attributable to the leadership of Dr. John Bratton, stated Stephen L. Strange, … [Read more...]

Reese Appointed SPARC Chair

The University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nancy Reese as chair of UCA's Strategic Planning and Resource Council (SPARC). She will replace Dr. Mike Schaefer as his two-year term concludes. SPARC is charged with the continued examination of our mission, vision, and core values. SPARC's membership includes representatives from all areas of campus. “I would l … [Read more...]