Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to host Bard Ball on Saturday

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com March 4, 2013 ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO HOST BARD BALL ON SATURDAY CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host its annual “Bard Ball” in Argenta Community Theater in North Little Rock on Saturday, March 9 from 7-11 p.m. … [Read more...]

Steve Runge Named Provost and Vice President

Steven W. Runge was named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs today during a special teleconference meeting of the UCA Board of Trustees. Runge had served as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs since February 27, 2012. The board unanimously approved a resolution making the appointment. “It’s fun to know I’ll be able to continue working with these great people t … [Read more...]

UCA Adopts New General Education Core

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) announced its adoption of the new UCA general education core at the February meeting of the UCA Board of Trustees. The new requirements will be implemented in fall 2013 for entering freshmen. The new UCA core comprises a 38-hour lower-division core and upper-division core and capstone experience. At both the lower- and upper-division levels, the program … [Read more...]

Arkansas Supreme Court to Visit UCA

The Arkansas Supreme Court will visit the University of Central Arkansas campus on Thursday, October 10, 2013. President Tom Courtway announced to the UCA Board of Trustees at their February meeting that all seven justices would visit the campus this fall. Planning is still underway, but justices will hear oral arguments starting at 9 a.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall. Additional details … [Read more...]

Conway Symphony Orchestra to present children’s concert

For more information, contact: Vicki Crockett, General Manager, 501-269-1066 Conway Symphony Presents Children’s Concert   CONWAY, ARK. (February 25, 2013) – With stories of beasts and fairies, pagodas and princesses, the Conway Symphony Orchestra will bring Enchanted Tales to life on Saturday, March 9, 2:00 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus in Conway. This annual chil … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to perform March 1, March 11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: John Erwin, (501) 450-5757; johne@uca.edu February 26, 2013 UCA CONCERT CHOIR SETS 2 PERFORMANCES By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will be in concert March 1 and March 11 at 7:30 p.m. The M … [Read more...]

Positive Cash Flow Reported to the Board of Trustees

Unrestricted cash in the Education and General (E&G) and Auxiliary fund is about $7.2 million more than at this time a year ago, as reported to the UCA Board of Trustees at their Friday, February 22, 2013 meeting. In its first meeting of 2013, the Board of Trustees learned that the January 2013 E&G and Auxiliary fund recorded a balance of $41.8 million compared to January 2012 with … [Read more...]

Jazz Ensemble concert set for March 13

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Contact: Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5763, jackiel@uca.edu February 22, 2013 JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT SET FOR MARCH 13 By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication CONWAY —The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its second jazz ensemble concert of the spring on Wednesday, March 13, at the Snow Fine Arts C … [Read more...]

Spring Job Fair Set for March 6

Nearly 80 entities are expected at the 2013 Spring Job Fair at the University of Central Arkansas. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 6, 2013. The Office of Career Services expects 78 businesses, schools, and corporations at the annual spring event. “Some of these companies will be signing up interview sessions with students for the very next day,” said Tiffany Johnson, Associate Dir … [Read more...]

Pioneer of art-focused educational systems to give keynote lecture

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Contact: Susan Jarvis, (501) 733-3164, aplusjarvis@gmail.com February 21, 2013 PIONEER OF ART-FOCUSED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS TO GIVE KEYNOTE LECTURE DURING MARCH 15 WORKSHOP By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas, in partnership with the Thea Foundation’s Arkansas A+ … [Read more...]