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...]

Instructor Receives Proclamation

Arkansas Sen. Jason Rapert will present a proclamation to University of Central Arkansas Professor Stephanie Vanderslice for 2012 Arkansas Professor of the Year award at 1 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2013 in the Board of Trusteens Room at Wingo Hall. Professor Vanderslice was presented with the award in November 2012, and it is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and t … [Read more...]

Art professor delves into Civil War battle with new book

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 17, 2013 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-3406; donnals@uca.edu ART PROFESSOR DELVES INTO CIVIL WAR BATTLE WITH NEW BOOK CONWAY — Ken Burchett, University of Central Arkansas professor of art, has recently had his book, The Battle of Carthage, Missouri: First Trans-Mississippi C … [Read more...]

Music students receive fall honors

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 15, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Jarvis, (501) 450-3163; jarvisj@uca.edu UCA MUSIC STUDENTS RECEIVE FALL HONORS By Zachary O’Neal College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Students from various areas within the University of Central Arkansas Department of Music were honored f … [Read more...]

Maria Stuarda to continue Met series Sunday

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 15, 2013 CONTACT: Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-3406; donnals@uca.edu MARIA STUARDA TO CONTINUE MET SERIES AT UCA CONWAY — A new production of Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda will continue the 2012-13 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in the Donald W. Reynolds … [Read more...]

Orientation Staff Announced

The Office of Orientation at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced its 2013 Student Orientation Staff. These volunteers will lead the 72 member-Student Orientation Staff (SOS), which is responsible for UCA’s Summer Orientation and Academic Registration (SOAR) program and for Welcome Week activities in August. By the time the Fall 2013 semester begins, each of these students will … [Read more...]

15 UCA Students Headed to Washington D.C. for Inauguration

CONWAY—Fifteen students from the University of Central Arkansas will travel to Washington D.C. for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration. The 15 UCA students will be among about 330 people traveling from Arkansas to Washington D.C. with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. UCA is sponsoring the students’ trip. Two graduate assistants will travel with the students. “A trip to Washington, D.C., … [Read more...]

January JumpStart Welcomes Students

Posters, welcome tables, friendly faces, hot chocolate, and cookies welcome students back to campus as part of January JumpStart. January JumpStart is part of the spring semester Welcome Students Initiative sponsored by the Division of Enrollment Management. Faculty and staff will volunteer between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, January 10 and 11, at the Student Center, Torreyson … [Read more...]

UCA’s Baum Gallery Opens Spring Season with Four New Exhibitions

Contact: Barclay McConnell Director, Baum Gallery of Fine Art at UCA 501.450.5793 | barclaym@uca.edu www.uca.edu/art/baum UCA’s Baum Gallery Opens Spring Season with Four New Exhibitions Conway, AR - The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas announces four upcoming shows: Swishbone: New Paintings by Julie Evans, Under the Influence: New Ceramic Work by Curt LaCross, A … [Read more...]

More Variety Added to Community Education

CONWAY, AR—New spring community education courses are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Thirteen classes have been added to the spring course offerings, which are scheduled to begin mid-February. “Community Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s a cluster of courses designed to enrich the lives … [Read more...]