1st Public Forum Lecture To Feature UA Professor

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 12, 2011 CONTACT: UCA Department of Communication, (501) 450-3202   1ST PUBLIC FORUM LECTURE TO FEATURE UA PROFESSOR   By Kazuma Minegishi College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — The Department of Communication at the University of Cen … [Read more...]

101 Years of Broadway to Open Public Appearances’ Broadway Series

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 13, 2011 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu   101 YEARS OF BROADWAY TO OPEN PUBLIC APPEARANCES’ BROADWAY SERIES By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — 101 Years of Broadway will open the Univer … [Read more...]

Freshman Enrollment Increases Six Percent

The University of Central Arkansas had a 6.2 percent increase in freshman enrollment, bringing the freshman class to 1,961 students for the fall of 2011, according to preliminary enrollment data. An overflow of freshmen caused a temporary shortage in housing for the incoming class. Residence halls are over capacity, with an occupancy rate of 100.69 percent. Despite the increase in the … [Read more...]

Lecture Series to Start with Erin Brockovich

The University of Central Arkansas's Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series opens the 2011-2012 season Monday, Sept. 19, with best-selling novelist, TV-host and voice to the voiceless, Erin Brockovich. Brockovich will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the UCA campus. Brockovich is regarded as a modern-day "David" who loves a good brawl with today's "Goliaths". She … [Read more...]

UCA Provides Enrichment Courses for the Community

  Contact: Kristy Carter Director of Marketing Outreach & Community Engagement 201 Donaghey Avenue, BHCC Ste. 102 Conway, AR  72035-5003 kcarter@uca.edu 501.450.3139 CONWAY— UCA’s Community Education Program is offering courses designed to enrich the lives of Faulkner County residents. Each semester, UCA’s Division of Outreach and Community Engagement provi … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11: Professor Shares Thoughts About Terrorist Attacks

This year marks the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, which claimed nearly 3,000 lives. Psychology professor Kevin Rowell, a member of the Disaster Mental Health Team with the American Red Cross, was called a few days following the attacks to assist in providing mental health counseling. He spent two weeks after 9/11 in Newark, N.J. … [Read more...]

Lecture Series to Start With Erin Brockovich

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 8, 2011 CONTACT: Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu LECTURE SERIES TO START WITH ERIN BROCKOVICH   By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series open … [Read more...]

Fall Season, 15th Anniversary Set For Baum Gallery

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 7, 2011 CONTACT: Barclay McConnell, (501) 450-5793; barclaym@uca.edu FALL SEASON, 15TH ANNIVERSARY SET FOR BAUM GALLERY   By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas w … [Read more...]

Warwick to Open Public Appearances Season

Grammy winner Dionne Warwick, whose blend of pop, gospel and R&B has transcended musical boundaries for nearly 50 years, will open the University of Central Arkansas's 2011-2012 Public Appearances season at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert, set for 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 13, is part of the Nostalgia Series. "Don't Make Me Over" hit the charts in 1962; multiple Grammy … [Read more...]

UCA Board Buys Out President’s Contract

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees voted unanimously during a special called meeting on Sept. 2 to buy out the contract of UCA President Allen Meadors. The board appointed General Counsel Tom Courtway as interim president. He will take over the post effective immediately. … [Read more...]