Percussion Ensemble set for Dec. 8 performance

By Andrew McClain College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will perform in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8. The ensemble, consisting of percussion majors and minors, will perform four pieces for percussion instruments: “Stained Glass,” a work for large percussion ensemble by D … [Read more...]

Pat Boone set for holiday concert at Reynolds Performance Hall

CONWAY — Pat Boone will be in concert for A Holiday Celebration with the Central Arkansas Children’s Choir at the University of Central Arkansas. The concert at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Boone, perhaps best known as the white-shoed rock ‘n’ roll singer of the 1950s, had a run of chart success during that decade that rivaled Elvis Presley’s. Amo … [Read more...]

Pat Boone to Perform Holiday Concert

Pat Boone will be in concert for A Holiday Celebration with the Central Arkansas Children's Choir at the University of Central Arkansas. The concert at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Boone, perhaps best known as the white-shoed rock'n'roll singer of the 1950s, had a run of chart success during that decade that rivaled Elvis Presley's. Among his hits … [Read more...]

Network Outage Scheduled for Nov. 30

All systems - email, Banner, myUCA, network, internet -will be down at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 due to repairs to the university's datacenter. Information Technology staff plan to have systems back up by midnight. A vital part of the university's emergency power for the datacenter was lost as a result of the campus power outage that occurred on Nov. 9. All power has to be removed from … [Read more...]

Lecture Exams Sustainability Theory and Practice

Brian Campbell, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Central Arkansas, will give a lecture Thursday, Dec. 1 on Sustainability Theory and Practice. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. in the College of Business Room 105. Campbell will discuss the key components of sustainable ecological systems and how those ideas apply to our contemporary human society. He will touch on … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Festival of One Act Plays

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT FESTIVAL OF ONE ACT PLAYS   UCA Theatre will present the Festival of One Act Plays on December 6-8 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus, 201 Donaghey in Conway.   The festival has become one of the most popular events at UCA Theatre and involves over fifty cast and crew members.   Three to … [Read more...]

Coffman Awarded the J. D. and Mary Lou Mashburn Award

Deborah Coffman, coordinator of professional development for the Arkansas Department of Education, is the recipient of the first J. D. and Mary Lou Mashburn Award presented by the Mashburn Center of Learning at the University of Central Arkansas. The J. D. and Mary Lou Mashburn Award recognizes professionals who demonstrate a resolve and commitment to grow and sustain the UCA's Mashburn Center … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Arkansas Model United Nations Conference

The 46th annual Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference will be held Nov.18 -19 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. About 400 high school students and teachers from 25 high schools in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Florida are expected to attend this year's conference. The Opening Session of the 2011 AMUN Conference will take place on Friday, Nov.18 at 1:30 … [Read more...]

Researchers to Study Rebuilding New Orleans

Researchers at the University of Central Arkansas have been awarded a grant to investigate the effects of non-profit assistance on home rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Jennifer M. Wang, a research associate in the Department of Biology, and Dr. David Mitchell, an assistant professor of economics, are the recipients of a $34,996 grant from the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant … [Read more...]

James Carville to Continue Lecture Series

The University of Central Arkansas's Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series continues Monday, Nov. 21 with media personality and presidential and political consultant James Carville. Carville will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the UCA campus. Carville is known as the man who has devised the most dramatic political victories of our generation. His winning streak … [Read more...]