Diversity Conference

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.  Diversity Conference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosts a two-day conference in partnership with the Ar … [Read more...]

Tillis, Morgan to bring Grits and Glamour to Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu October 3, 2013 Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan to bring Grits and Glamour to UCA By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Daughters of a pair of country music legends will bring Grits and Glamour to the U … [Read more...]

Statement regarding Hughes Hall student

STATEMENT FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS PRESIDENT TOM COURTWAY, RONNIE WILLIAMS, VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT SERVICES AND THE UCA POLICE DEPARTMENT (updated 2:28 p.m.) The University of Central Arkansas has released the name of the deceased student found today. Jaykwantay Girley, 18, a full-time freshman student, was a resident at Hughes Residential Hall. Girley enrolled in Fall … [Read more...]

Events Announced

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.  EVENTS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas celebrates its condensed mission statement the week of … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre set for Oct. 10-11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Rob Holden, (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu UCA OPERA THEATRE INTRODUCES COMMUNITY TO UNIQUE MUSIC STYLES By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Students in the University of Central Arkansas’ Opera Theatre will present ope … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Days announced

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. BEAR FACTS DAYS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas recently announced the Bear Facts Days s … [Read more...]

UCA dedicates two sculptures

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will dedicate two sculptures that were carved from a diseased oak tree at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 2 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Gary Keenan, a tree sculptor from Des Moines, Iowa, carved a life-sized bear from the base of the tree. The sculpture sits outside Wingo Hall. Ring of Peace was carved from an eight-foot section cut from the top … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band set Oct. 15 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 23, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu   WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR OCT. 15 By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a Wind Ensemble and S … [Read more...]

Gallavan receives Kappa Delta Pi Honor

Nancy Gallavan, professor, College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, has been selected as an inaugural member of the Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and will be inducted at their 49th Biennial Convocation October 24-26, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter is a new Honorary Chapter that honors men and women who have made significant and longtime … [Read more...]

Interactive sculptures to be installed during ArtsFest

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 23, 2013 CONTACT:  Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5793; barclaym@uca.edu AWARD-WINNING INTERACTIVE SCULPTURES TO BE INSTALLED DURING CONWAY’S ARTSFEST By Kathy Kelly College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas will present tw … [Read more...]