Alumna Kristin Lewis establishes new scholarship

International opera star Kristin Lewis establishes new scholarship for Arkansas vocal students Benefit concert to be held Dec. 7, 2014 at Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock Scholarship applications due Feb. 4, 2015; auditions scheduled in March at UCA LITTLE ROCK, AR — Kristin Lewis, former resident of Little Rock and a University of Central Arkansas graduate, returns home this D … [Read more...]

Cirque Mechanics to present “Pedal Punk”

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Amanda Horton, 501.450.3682; AHorton@uca.edu November 6, 2014 CIRQUE MECHANICS TO PERFORM AT UCA FOR THIRD TIME By Kelsey Williams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Cirque Mechanics will make its third stop at the University of Central Arkansas on Monday, Nov. … [Read more...]

Tommie Sue Anthony endows fellowship through the UCA Foundation

Tommie Sue Anthony, UCA alumna and noted Arkansas educator, recently endowed a fellowship for gifted education candidates at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) through the UCA Foundation. The fellowship will be used to support tuition, travel to national conferences, books, and/or other relevant student support to students pursuing graduate studies leading to gifted education … [Read more...]

2014 Humanities Fair

On Thursday, November 13 (National Humanities Month), the 2014 Humanities Fair will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center at UCA with registration at 9:45 a.m. and programs from 10:00 am to 2 pm. The Humanities Fair is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is open to high school students and their teachers to … [Read more...]

Newton recognized as Arkansas Business CFO of the Year for Education

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CONWAY (November 5, 2014)—Diane Newton, vice president of Finance and Administration, was recognized today as the 2014 Arkansas Business Chief Financial Officer of the Year for Education. Newton was honored at a special luncheon today held at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. “I thank our leadership in the UCA Board of Trustees and UCA President Tom Courtway,” Newton said. “It’s not an individu … [Read more...]

BA/BFA Exhibition featuring 8 seniors to open Nov. 6

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Young, (501) 450-5791; jyoung@uca.edu October 29, 2014 BA/BFA EXHIBITION FEATURING 8 SENIORS TO OPEN NOV. 6 By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Eight graduating art students at the University of Central Arkansas will display their work at the a … [Read more...]

UCA Digital Filmmaking program to host fall MFA screening

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu November 3, 2014 UCA DIGITAL FILMMAKING PROGRAM TO HOST FALL MFA SCREENING By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A science fiction film about a man’s attempt to free himself from the control o … [Read more...]

Mochrie & Sherwood to return Nov. 15

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu October 28, 2014 MOCHRIE AND SHERWOOD TO RETURN TO REYNOLDS ON NOV. 15 By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY - “An Evening with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood” from ABC’s Emmy-nominated series “Whos … [Read more...]

Glover leads community deliberation at UCA

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CONWAY – University of Central Arkansas’ Center for Community and Economic Development will hold a workshop to discuss the key strategies to understanding group concerns and using deliberation as a tool to connect with the community and other stakeholders. Malcolm Glover, an award-winning journalist, will speak at this workshop. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on November 1 … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Day

The University of Central Arkansas will host Bear Facts Days for prospective students on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Bear Facts Days provide an opportunity for prospective students and their families to meet with professors and current UCA students. Special sessions for transfer students and parents will be held in the Student Center. The Office of Student Financial Aid will host two information … [Read more...]