Memphis rock band LUCERO in concert at UCA

Memphis rock band LUCERO returns to UCA for the third time at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Acoustic musician Adam Hambrick, and his band, will open the show.The four-piece band LUCERO is touring Arkansas in support of their latest CD, ?Nobody?s Darlings,? and their new DVD/documentary, ?Dreaming In America.? The concert is being sponsored by … [Read more...]

Youth theatre registering for spring classes

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas is still registering participants for its upcoming acting classes for students in grades 3-12. The Youth Theatre is a 15-year old program sponsored by UCA Theatre and the UCA Theatre Foundation. This unique program offers participants a professional educational experience in theatre which allows each student to explore his or her own creative talents. … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 1/20

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff:Tina A. Mankey, Department of Occupational Therapy, completed in December an Ed.D. degree in higher education with emphasis in curriculum development at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Her dissertation research was titled, ?Occupational Therapy Educators' Involvement with College … [Read more...]

Oxford American wins national award

The Oxford American magazine has won the coveted Utne Reader Independent Press National Award for Best Writing. In its designation, the Utne editors note: "This collector closes shop and, like a phoenix from the ashes, rises again with surprising regularity ? and thank goodness. The cultural coverage sharpens with each rebirth, and the impeccable prose continues to shed light on the anomalies of … [Read more...]

Staff senate accepting scholarship applications

The UCA Staff Senate is now accepting applications for the following scholarships:Staff Senate Employee ScholarshipThe Employee Book Scholarship was established by the UCA Staff Senate to assist a full-time UCA staff employee in pursuing a degree at the University of Central Arkansas. Staff Senate Scholarship for Dependents of UCA Staff This scholarship is for dependents of full-time UCA Staff … [Read more...]

Music department to present brass music program

The UCA Department of Music presents a rare program of brass music at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. The featured work is the Hindemith "Concertmusic for Piano, Brass, and Harp, Opus 49? performed by the UCA Brass Choir under the direction of Dr. Denis W. Winter. The piano soloist will be Dr. Norman Boehm of the … [Read more...]

9/11 artist to lecture at Baum on Thursday

The opening reception of the Baum Gallery Spring Season of Exhibitions on Thursday, Jan. 19, will feature Visiting Artist Bruno Surdo of Chicago. Surdo's slide lecture in the Art Lecture Hall will focus on his training as a professional artist, his artistic process and the creation of the painting in the Baum Gallery that commemorates the 9/11 World Trade Center catastrophe in New York City.The … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 1/13

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff:Roy Whitehead, Department of Accounting, Published an article "The Boys Scouts: Freedom of Association, a Legal and Economic Analysis," in the fall issue of The Oklahoma City University Law Review. … [Read more...]

UCA faculty earn variety of grants

The following faculty have earned grant for current programs and projects:Drs. Carolyn Williams, Shoudong Feng and Jeff Whittingham, College of Education, recently received a $5,000 grant for a project titled, ?Minority Teacher Scholars Leadership and Retention Initiative.? The grant is being funded by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. According to the authors, the grant will be used … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present children's play

UCA Theatre will present ?The Fantastic Adventures of the Castlebridge Kids? on Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall. This energetic children?s show will be performed by UCA Theatre?s own traveling troupe of players, The Cadron Company, an annual outreach program that brings live theatre to the children of central Arkansas. ?The Fantastic … [Read more...]