Straight No Chaser sold out; tickets may become available

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 22, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu A CAPPELLA GROUP STRAIGHT NO CHASER SET FOR REYNOLDS DATE  By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Straight No Chaser, a professional a cappella group, will perform at a sold-out Donal … [Read more...]

Shrek the Musical sold out; tickets may become available

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION OCTOBER 15, 2012 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu  SHREK THE MUSICAL SOLD OUT AT UCA By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Shrek the Musical will come to a sold-out Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Ar … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Comedic Fare

UCA Theatre will present The Beaux’ Stratagem by George Farquhar,  adapted by Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig, on November 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway.   Bawdy humor and spirited dialogue highlight this rollicking romp as two gentlemen search to find wealthy heiresses to regain their f … [Read more...]

Scholarship to Help Bridge Gender Gap in Computer Science

Six University of Central Arkansas students have been awarded the 2012 Computer Science Female Freshman Scholarship to assist them in pursuing a career in the computer science and technology field. The scholarship is funded through the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Academic Alliance Seed Fund, a program designed to help bridge the gender gap in computer science … [Read more...]

Patterns in Presidential Elections Examined at History Symposium

The University of Central Arkansas’ History Department is hosting the 2012 History Symposium “Presidential Elections inHistory” on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The 2012 History Symposium: Presidential Elections in History is a conference for educators who teach social studies. Keynote speaker Dr. Allan Lichtman will lead the conference by examining the 1 … [Read more...]

Pianist Jue Wang to be in residence, perform with Conway Symphony

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 2, 2012 Contact: Israel Getzov, (501) 450-5761, israelg@uca.edu PIANIST JUE WANG TO BE IN RESIDENCE, PERFORM WITH CONWAY SYMPHONY By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jue Wang, a renowned Shanghai pianist, will visit the University of Central Ark … [Read more...]

UCA Receives “Military Friendly School” Designation

The University of Central Arkansas has been awarded the designation of “Military Friendly School,” by G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. UCA ranks in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that assist military service members and veterans further their education, according to G.I. Jobs. The 2013 Military Friendly Sc … [Read more...]

UCA Receives Two Quality Awards by Governor

Two departments within the University of Central Arkansas have been awarded the Governor Quality Challenge Award by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence. The award honors groups in the state striving for performance excellence. The Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Community Development Institute-Central were presented the award by Governor Beebe at the 2012 … [Read more...]

UCA Honors College Challenge Week 2012: “Dear Mr. President:”

The University of Central Arkansas Honors College will present Challenge Week 2012 from Oct. 5 - 12. This year's theme, “Dear Mr. President:,” imagines a letter to the next presidential administration that asks for action on issues that affect all Americans regardless of age, ethnic origin, income level, region of residence or party affiliation. Presenters will focus on three key areas of nat … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band to perform Oct. 11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 27, 2012 CONTACT:  Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu WIND ENSEMBLE, SYMPHONIC BAND TO PERFORM OCT. 11 By Carissa Gan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will present a joint co … [Read more...]