UCA Receives $2.3 Million Grant to Prepare Math, Science Teachers

The College of Education has received notice from Congressman Tim Griffin's Office that the University of Central Arkansas will receive a $2.3 million Transition to Teaching federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare math and science teachers for North Little Rock and Little Rock school districts. UCA is one of 30 schools in the country and the only university in the state … [Read more...]

“The Natural State of America” to Open Festival

A film written and produced by Dr. Brian Campbell, an assistant professor of anthropology, and directed by UCA film program alums Terrell Case, Timothy Wistrand and Corey Gattin, will open the 20th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. "The directors and I are honored to be selected and highlighted by the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival because it is an influential, … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation Hosts Scholarship Reception

Students who received scholarships to attend UCA had an opportunity to say thank you to donors and share with them how their generosity has changed their lives. The University of Central Arkansas Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Reception on Oct. 6 at the McCastlain Ballroom. Last year, the UCA Foundation awarded more than $359,101 in scholarships to deserving students.The foundation … [Read more...]

Cirque Mechanics to Bring Boom Town to Reynolds

Conway will enjoy a rare opportunity to see one of the largest Cirque Mechanics productions ever produced when Boom Town comes to the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The event is part of UCA Public Appearances' Night Out Series. Jerry Biebesheimer, director of Public Appearances, said the production, which will take more than a day to construct, is a rare … [Read more...]

Free Workshop Set On 1957 Central High Crisis

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2011  CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu   FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS   CONWAY — A free workshop on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis and the aftermath of those events is set for Oct. 26 at the University of Central Arka … [Read more...]

Cirque Mechanics to bring Boom Town to Reynolds

By Michael Moses College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Conway will enjoy a rare opportunity to see one of the largest Cirque Mechanics productions ever produced when Boom Town comes to the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The event is part of UCA Public Appearances’ Night Out Series. Jerry Biebesheimer, director of Public App … [Read more...]

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone to join The Lettermen at UCA

By Shealyn Sowers College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Herman’s Hermits, starring Peter Noone, and The Lettermen will perform at the University of Central Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert, part of UCA’s homecoming festivities, is part of UCA Public Appearances’ Nostalgia Series. “We wanted to kick off the homec … [Read more...]

FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Oct. 4, 2011� CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu   FREE WORKSHOP SET ON 1957 CENTRAL HIGH CRISIS CONWAY — A free workshop on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis and the aftermath of those events is set for Oct. 26 at the University of Central Arka … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery’s 15th Anniversay Celebration Set

With almost 50 artists' work present, the University of Central Arkansas's Baum Gallery will celebrate its 15th birthday with live music, prizes and gallery exhibits for the gallery's Artist Reception and 15th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, Oct. 7 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The four exhibitions cover a range of styles, ideas and skill levels. … [Read more...]

The ‘Man of Steel’ Examined in UCA History Symposium

Press Contact: Kristy Carter University of Central Arkansas Outreach and Community Engagement 501.450.3139 uca.edu/outreach The 'Man of Steel' Examined in UCA History Symposium CONWAY, Ark. (Oct. 3) --   Examining popular culture in history, including the use of Superman as a metaphor for 20th Century America, is the focus of a symposium at the University of Central Arkansas. The 2011 Hi … [Read more...]