Inaugural Communication Week set for April 15-18

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 9, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Nelle Bedner, (501) 450-5601; nelleb@uca.edu  INAUGURAL COMMUNICATION WEEK SET FOR UCA By Spencer Mercy College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Communication will host the first Communication Week on … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble sets April 17 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 8, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Blake Tyson (501) 450-5263; btyson@uca.edu PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE SET FOR APRIL 17 CONCERT By Spencer Mercy College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert on Wednesday, April 17, in t … [Read more...]

Board discusses retention and graduation rates

Student retention and graduation rates became the focus of much of the discussion during the UCA Board of Trustees budget workshop on Friday, April 5. The board met to discuss the budget for the next academic year, 2013-2014. They reviewed a variety of potential budget scenarios that included tuition increases and other budget modifications. During their discussion, the board also discussed … [Read more...]

UCA Film Festival set for April 26

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 3, 2013 CONTACT: Joe Dull, (501) 852-2377; jdull@uca.edu UCA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 26  By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The annual UCA Film Festival, featuring films by undergraduate students in digital filmmaking at the University of Ce … [Read more...]

UCA Board to meet for workshop

The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall for a budget workshop. A copy of the budget booklet can be found at the following link: http://uca.edu/budget/files/2012/01/FY14.pdf The board also will have a short action agenda at the beginning of the workshop. … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Rock & Roll Musical

  UCA Theatre will present Spring Awakening by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik on April 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway.   Spring Awakening is a landmark musical which blends morality, sexuality, and rock & roll in a powerful performance as it celebrates the unforgettable … [Read more...]

Brooks inducted to life membership in American Bandmasters Association

  CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu  Brooks inducted to life membership in American Bandmasters Association CONWAY — Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands at the University of Central Arkansas, was recently inducted to life membership of the American Bandmasters Association at its national convention. The American Bandmasters Association, founded in 1929, wi … [Read more...]

UCA men in high heels to raise awareness

Male students, faculty and staff will sport women’s high heel shoes to raise awareness about sexual violence. The men, as well as female supporters, will be participating in a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. The walk starts at the Crafton Alumni … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble concert set for April 23

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 1, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT SET FOR APRIL 23 By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a UCA Wind Ensemble concert on Tuesday, A … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets lectures in advance of 2013 season

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 1, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE PLANS 2 LECTURES AT UCA IN ADVANCE OF 2013 SEASON CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host lectures later this month by a noted Shakespeare scholar as well as an acclaimed d … [Read more...]