UCA HOSTS FIFTH GIRL POWER IN STEM

The University of Central Arkansas will host the fifth annual Girl Power in STEM Friday, April 28 on the campus. The featured speaker for the event is NASA astrophysicist and Arkansas native, Dr. Amber Straughn, who will speak during lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center. Girl Power in STEM is a unique opportunity for 8th-grade girls in Arkansas to gain hands-on experience and learn … [Read more...]

COMMENCEMENT SET FOR MAY 6

The University of Central Arkansas will hold Commencement on Saturday, May 6 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center. University officials will confer 888 undergraduate degrees and 242 graduate degrees during three ceremonies. Commencement for the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is scheduled for 10 a.m. … [Read more...]

UCA’S UNIVERSITY CHORUS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 20

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert April 20 at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.  The 6:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. “This concert will provide audience members with a wide variety of musical styles and genres,” said Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, assi … [Read more...]

UCA RECOGNIZES FACULTY AND STAFF DURING SERVICE AWARDS

The University of Central Arkansas hosted its 64th annual Employee Service Awards Tuesday, April 18. The university presented three awards to outstanding faculty in the following areas: Taine Duncan, Department of Philosophy and Religion, received the Public Service Award. Charlotte Yates, Department of Physical Therapy, received the Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity … [Read more...]

UCA LITERARY MAGAZINE ARKANA TO HOST LAUNCH PARTY

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A launch party for the second issue of Arkana, the online literary journal of the University of Central Arkansas’s Arkansas Writers MFA Program, is set for 3 p.m. Monday, April 24, at the Lantern Theatre in downtown Conway. Members of UCA’s MFA program in creative writing will be hosts. Each of the magazine’s ge … [Read more...]

UCA ALUMNA NAMED FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR

The University of Central Arkansas has announced that Madison Sewell has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for an English Teaching Assistantship for the 2017-2018 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Sewell is one of more than 1,900 U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad for … [Read more...]

CFAC COLLABORATION HOSTS CONVERSATION WITH TERENCE BLANCHARD AND CHARLES BLOW

The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication is collaborating with the Oxford American, the Clinton School of Public Service and the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center to host a conversation with Terence Blanchard and Charles Blow to discuss the state of civil rights in the United States and the Black Lives Matter Movement, as well as the uniqueness of music and the arts a … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT’S LEADERSHIP FELLOWS CLOSES THIRD SUCCESSFUL YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas President’s Leadership Fellows is finishing the 2016-2017 academic year and preparing for its fourth class of inductees. Their activities for the year include visits to Nabholz Corporation, Hewlett-Packard the Faulkner County Justice Building with Judge Troy Braswell and Day at the Capitol. This group of students was also heavily involved with student a … [Read more...]

UCA CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR APRIL 24

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will perform Monday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The choir’s final campus concert of the semester is themed “Heavenly Days.” “In this program, the choir will sing a variety of exciting choral repertoire,” said John Erwin, dire … [Read more...]

UCA CHAMBER CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR APRIL 13

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Chamber Choir will perform “A Springtime Madrigal” on Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. “The program will consist of choral music from the Renaissance, Romantic era and 20th century,” said John Erwin, director of choral activities at UCA. … [Read more...]