UCA Approved for Doctor of Nursing Practice

CONWAY—The Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Central Arkansas, effective Summer 2014. The decision came today, Friday, February 1, 2013. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a 36-hour practice-focused program that will be offered as a post-master’s nursing degree. The coursework will be offered online, and s … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Play

UCA Theatre to Tennessee Williams Play   UCA Theatre will present A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur by Tennessee Williams on February 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway.   A young school teacher has dreams of marrying her boss, but when her hopes are shattered, she must find … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Classic Children’s Play

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT CLASSIC CHILDREN’S PLAY   UCA Theatre will present The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersenon Friday, February 8 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 am in the Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus, 201 Donaghey, in Conway.   This adaptation of the classic tale finds the vain Emperor falling for the tailor’s story that his invis … [Read more...]

Jazz ensemble concert set for Feb. 12

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Larry Jones, (501) 450-5018, rljones@uca.edu January 30, 2013 FIRST JAZZ ENSEMBLE OF SEMESTER SET FOR FEB. 12 By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its first jazz ensemble concert of the spring s … [Read more...]

Rigoletto to conclude Met series

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 29, 2013 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-3406; donnals@uca.edu RIGOLETTO TO CONCLUDE MET SERIES AT UCA CONWAY — A new production of Rigoletto will conclude the 2012-13 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on … [Read more...]

Sold-out crowd to welcome Drumline LIVE

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu January 29, 2013 SOLD-OUT CROWD TO WELCOME DRUMLINE LIVE  By Dannielle Douglas College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — On its fourth U.S. tour, Drumline LIVE will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas on … [Read more...]

UCA Students Host Pizza Party and Game Day for Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Hughes Leadership Institute students will host a pizza party for 30 students in Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Arkansas, then take the students to the UCA Men’s Basketball Game on Saturday, January 26, 2013. The “littles” in Big Brothers Big Sisters will meet coaches and some players of the Bears team, as well as take pictures with Bruce D. Bear, the university mascot. The stude … [Read more...]

Arkatext literary festival set for Feb. 11-15

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 24, 2013 Contact: Mark Spitzer, (501) 450-3339, mspitzer@uca.edu ARKATEXT LITERARY FESTIVAL SET FOR FEB. 11-15 By Paige Turner College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Writing will host the annual Arkatext literary fes … [Read more...]

Forensics to host Bear Claw Invitational

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Anthony McMullen (501) 852-0695; amcmullen@uca.edu January 24, 2013 UCA FORENSICS TO HOST BEAR CLAW INVITATIONAL By Spencer Mercy College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Up to 200 high school students are expected to compete in the Bear Claw Invitational, a d … [Read more...]

Herman Edwards to continue Distinguished Lecture Series

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 23, 2013 Contact: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682, jerryb@uca.edu UCA DISTINGUISHED LECTURE TO FEATURE HERM EDWARDS By Jeanette Anderton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances will continue its Distinguished Lecture Series with an app … [Read more...]