#METOO SLAM TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY ALLIANCE

The University of Central Arkansas honorary theatre society, Alpha Psi Omega (APO), will present a #MeToo Slam to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA), Tuesday, April 17. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom. A slam is a collection of short performances including monologues, songs, movement/dance, shorts scenes, readings, etc. Participants were encouraged t … [Read more...]

SENIOR ART SHOW SET FOR UCA’S BAUM GALLERY

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will present the Spring BA/BFA Senior Show April 5-26. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall, is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-5 p.m. and Thursdays from 10-7 p.m. Opening receptions are set for Thursday, April 5, from 4-7 p.m., and Sunday, April 8, from 2-4 p.m. … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS ANNUAL DRIGGERS PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will feature the fifth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 21. The event, set for 9 a.m. until noon, is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge. They will compete within their division based upon school grade. The festival is named after the … [Read more...]

RONNIE WILLIAMS RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Ronnie Williams, vice president for Student Services and Institutional Diversity, with the Guy W. Murphy Distinguished Service Award recognized. Williams was honored at the Chamber’s annual meeting that was held on the UCA campus March 15. To see more about the award visit https://issuu.com/conwaychamber/docs/2018_annual_meeting_program … [Read more...]

BARLOW NAMED OUTSTANDING REVIEWER BY JRME

Angela Barlow, dean of the Graduate School, was named outstanding reviewer by the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME). As an outstanding reviewer, Barlow will be recognized in April by the Special Interest Group for Research in Mathematics Education at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association. The JRME is the top-tier, internationally recognized … [Read more...]

LAUNCH OF UCA EXTENSION OF CONWAY BIKE SHARE PROGRAM

WHAT:     Extension of the Conway Bike Share Program at the University of Central Arkansas WHEN:    3 p.m. Thursday, April 5 WHERE:  Rack station in front of the Lewis Science Center/Conway Corporation Center for Sciences DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas, UCA Student Government Association, UCA Housing and Residence Life and the City of Conway, will host a launch party for the U … [Read more...]

CAMERON CARPENTER TO BRING INTERNATIONAL TOURING ORGAN TO UCA CAMPUS

Cameron Carpenter, the first solo organist ever nominated for a Grammy award for a solo album, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist-in-residence April 2-3. Carpenter will bring his International Touring Organ — a monumental cross-genre digital organ built by Marshall & Ogletree to his own design — and will give a performance open to the public in Reynolds Performance Hall … [Read more...]

BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR SETS APRIL 3 PERFORMANCE

The University of Central Arkansas BearBones Trombone Choir will perform its end-of-the-semester concert on April 3 in the Snow Fine Arts auditorium. The 7:30 p.m. performance is free and open to the public. “The BearBones will perform Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C# Minor, Dukas' Fanfare from La Peri and a new fanfare titled Apogee Fanfare by Chris Sharp,” Ass … [Read more...]

ADDISON JOINS STATE SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Steve Addison, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, was appointed to the State Science Advisory Committee. The State Science Advisory Committee is an advisory committee to the Board of the AEDC Division of Science and Technology, making recommendations for strategies, research focal areas and partnerships that will benefit the state of Arkansas, help accomplish the mission o … [Read more...]

LIBRARY FACULTY TO PRESENT ARTICLE

Torreyson Library faculty Amber Wilson and Jessica Riedmueller and library technician Karen Pruneda coauthored an article titled, “The writing on the walls: Engaging students utilizing whiteboards effectively.” The article was published in the College & Research Libraries News, Vol. 78 No. 5 (2017). They were invited to present on the topic at the Texas Library Association 2018 Annual Con … [Read more...]