101 Years of Broadway to Open Broadway Series

101 Years of Broadway will open the University of Central Arkansas's Broadway Series with a 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, Sept. 29 in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. 101 Years of Broadway recreates the biggest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Evita, Cats, Wonderful Town, Jesus Christ … [Read more...]

Scrap Exchange’s “Event by the Truckload” Coming to Artsfest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 19, 2011 CONTACT: Judi Moore, (501) 548-5224; judimmore@gmail.com SCRAP EXCHANGE’S “EVENTS BY THE TRUCKLOAD” COMING TO ARTSFEST By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Scrap Exchange, focusing on promoting creativit … [Read more...]

Cross Town Trio to Perform Sept. 28

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 19, 2011 CONTACT: Dr. Jackie Lamar, (501) 450-5763; jackiel@uca.edu CROSS TOWN TRIO TO PERFORM SEPT. 28 By Andrew McClain College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Cross Town Trio will perform at the University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall at … [Read more...]

UCA Recognized as Military Friendly School

G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded the University of Central Arkansas the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students, according … [Read more...]

10 Days of Events Planned For Conway’s 5th Artsfest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 16, 2011 CONTACT: Judi Moore, (501) 548-5224; judimmore@gmail.com 10 DAYS OF EVENTS PLANNED FOR CONWAY’S 5th ARTSFEST By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — ArtsFest is back for its fifth year, with 10 days of art-filled … [Read more...]

Theatre Professor Fritzges Wins Award of Merit From the Indie Fest

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 16, 2011 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens; (501) 852-2599; donnals@uca.edu THEATRE PROFESSOR FRITZGES WINS AWARD OF MERIT FROM THE INDIE FEST CONWAY — Chris Fritzges, associate professor theatre at the University of Central Arkansas, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Indie F … [Read more...]

Melton Featured at Baum Gallery Alumni Exhibition

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 16, 2011 CONTACT: Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5793; barclaym@uca.edu MELTON FEATURED AT BAUM GALLERY ALUMNI EXHIBITION By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The work of Little Rock artist Keith Melton will be featured a … [Read more...]

Three UCA Writing Faculty Members to Read From Posthumous Novel

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 16, 2011 CONTACT: Jeanetta Darley (501) 327-7482; jeanetta@fcl.org THREE UCA WRITING FACULTY MEMBERS TO READ FROM POSTHUMOUS NOVEL By Ariel Moore UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Terry Wright, Mark Spitzer and Tim Thornes, professors with the Department of Writing at the University of … [Read more...]

UCA Among “Top Public Schools” in the South

The University of Central Arkansas continues to rank among the best institutions in the South, according to the 2012 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Tuesday. UCA ranks 23rd in the category of "Top Public Schools" among regional universities in the South. The university remains the highest ranked Arkansas public university in the region. "The University of … [Read more...]

Microsoft VP Returns to Alma Mater to Inspire Students

When Terri Jordan graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor's degree in computer science in 1985, she never imagined that 26 years later she would be living in Seattle, Wash., working for "one of the most amazing technology companies in the world." Jordan, a native of Morrilton, Ark., has worked as vice president of technology, retail stores for Microsoft since 2009. … [Read more...]