YOUTH THEATRE OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS TO HOST SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people grades 5-12 from June 5-July 15. The program, to run Monday through Friday, is set for the Snow Fine Arts Center at the University of Central Arkansas. The YTCA Summer Intensive Program includes the Junior Theatre Intensive for students in grades 5-8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and the Senior … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOSTS FOURTH PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will host the fourth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The event is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students, who will be placed in divisions based upon school grade, will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge and points to win a trophy. They will compete to win … [Read more...]

CLARINETIST EDDIE DANIELS TO BE IN RESIDENCE APRIL 19-20

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Grammy Award-winning classical and jazz clarinetist Eddie Daniels will give a public concert April 20 as part of his visit to the University of Central Arkansas as an artist-in-residence. The 7:30 p.m. concert at Reynolds Performance Hall will also feature UCA’s Dixieland Band and Jazz Ensembles. Tickets are $10 for … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT APRIL PERFORMANCES OF AVENUE Q

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre Program will present the Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q in April. Directed by Chris Fritzges, performances are set for April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center and will include p … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS ‘AN EVENING OF ARTISTRY’

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host “Soundscapes: An Evening of Artistry” Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The evening will feature many of the Department of Music’s unique and smaller ensembles and amazing faculty soloists. Performances will include Steinway Artist Dr. Neil Rutman; Dr. Jackie Lamar and … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES RETREAT

CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 at the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs. The retreat is expected to conclude at noon on Wednesday, March 29.   … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY DEMO DAY AT UCA

WHAT:          Arkansas Coding Academy Demo Day WHEN:          11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 31 WHERE:       University of Central Arkansas - Conway, McCastlain Hall – Ballroom WHO:             University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach & Community Engagement DETAILS:      Graduates of the Arkansas Coding Academy will debut their final projects during Demo Day on Fri … [Read more...]

UCA EUPHONIUM CONCERT APRIL 5

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its Tuba/Euphonium Spring Fling concert Wednesday, April 5, featuring Dr. Gretchen Renshaw of the Hendrix College music faculty. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Renshaw, who conducts th … [Read more...]

UCA DAY OF GIVING CAMPAIGN BREAKS RECORDS

The University of Central Arkansas raised $41,504.80 from 1,154 donors during its third annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 16 marking a third consecutive year increase in money raised. “We are moved by the generosity of our faculty, staff, students and alumni during our Day of Giving,” said UCA President Houston Davis. “All the way to the final hour, the level of participation … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL

By Ty Hollowell Division of University Relations and Creative Services The University of Central Arkansas announces the hiring of Mindy Pipkin as the new associate general counsel/compliance officer for the university. One of Pipkin’s primary responsibilities will be coordinating the university’s compliance with Title IX and investigating and responding to all Title IX complaints. Pipkin … [Read more...]