Trustees Approve Food Vendor Contract, Rates

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approved a 10-year food service management agreement with Aramark. The agreement calls for a one percent increase to the university for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Trustees voted not to increase the board rate for students. A committee of faculty, staff and students evaluated food service proposals from Aramark and Sodexo. The committee was … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Taming of the Shrew

  UCA Theatre will present Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare on April 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus, 201 Donaghey, in Conway.   In this classic Shakespeare comedy, the beautiful Bianca cannot be married until her elder sister, Katharina, is betrothed. But getting someone to tolerate Kate’s s … [Read more...]

The Oak Ridge Boys to perform at Reynolds April 16

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 30, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu THE OAK RIDGE BOYS TO PERFORM AT UCA By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances’ Nostalgia Series comes to a close with The Oak Ridg … [Read more...]

James Receives ATE Distinguished Member Award

Dr. Terry James, professor and chair of the Department of Leadership Studies, was honored recently as the 2012 recipient of the Association of Teacher Educators Distinguished Member. The ATE Distinguished Member exemplifies the best of teacher education in this nation, which includes outstanding contributions to the association; outstanding contributions to teacher education; and professional, … [Read more...]

Dan Abrams to Conclude Lecture Series

The University of Central Arkansas's Log Cabin Democrat Distinguished Lecture series will conclude Thursday, April 5 with Dan Abrams, attorney, author, legal analyst and television personality on ABC's Good Morning America. Abrams will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. His topic will be "On the Law and in the … [Read more...]

Concert choir to perform April 19

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 28, 2012 CONTACT: John Erwin, (501) 450-5751; johne@uca.edu CONCERT CHOIR TO PERFORM APRIL 19 By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will sing on Tuesday, April 19, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance H … [Read more...]

Dan Abrams to conclude lecture series

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer at (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu March 28, 2012 DAN ABRAMS TO CONCLUDE LECTURE SERIES CONWAY — The 2011-12 University of Central Arkansas’s Log Cabin Democrat Distinguished Lecture series will conclude Thursday, April 5, with Dan Abrams, attorney, author, legal analyst and … [Read more...]

BA/BFA Senior Exhibition to open April 5

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 27, 2012 CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Young (501) 450-3113; jyoung@uca.edu BAUM GALLERY BA/BFA EXHIBITION TO OPEN APRIL 5 By Gavin Douglas Glenn College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The spring 2012 BA/BFA Senior Exhibition, an exhibit by graduating UCA art majors, will be a … [Read more...]

“Exploring Our World” Series Announces Spring Lineup

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with three new Spring lectures. The series examines different topics, primarily from the humanities perspective. The ideas and topics, led by UCA faculty, come from different disciplines and are brought to light and viewed from different angles in discussions among participants. "The … [Read more...]

STEM Institute Receives Grant for Prep Program

The UCA STEM Institute has received an $82,929 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to improve the education of students choosing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The grant will be used to develop a college and career preparation course for 11th and 12th grade students to improve their college and workforce readiness and academic achievement. The UCA STEM … [Read more...]