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...]

UCA CELEBRATES OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY CENTENNIAL

The University of Central Arkansas, along with The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), is proud to announce that the profession of occupational therapy is turning 100 years old this year. The University of Central Arkansas Department of Occupational Therapy will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the profession with an event, “Cheers to 100 Years,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 … [Read more...]

UCA WELCOMES FIRST LATINA SORORITY TO CAMPUS

The University of Central Arkansas will host a new member presentation for Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. Sunday, April 9 at 5:13 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in Estes Stadium on the campus. The event is open to all university students, faculty and staff, as well as friends and family of the initiates. Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. (SIA) is the university’s first Latina sorority a … [Read more...]

BAUM GALLERY TO HOST SENIOR SHOW APRIL 6-27

By Deshaud Kelley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host the Senior BA/BFA exhibition April 6-27. The exhibition is free and open to the public. "The BA/BFA exhibition is perhaps the most important exhibition that the Baum hosts,” said Brian Young, Baum Gallery director. “The artwork has been selected in con … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENT HONORED AS 2017 NEWMAN CIVIC FELLOW

University of Central Arkansas student Morgan Sweere has been named to the 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, recently announced the 273 students who will make up the organization’s 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Sweere, a Conway native, was nominated for the recognition b … [Read more...]

RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will welcome the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s performance of the popular ballet Sleeping Beauty on Tuesday, April 18. The performance at Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 7:30 p.m. “The Russian National Ballet Theatre is made up of some of the most talented dancers in th … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY CONTINUES TRAINING EFFORTS

The University of Central Arkansas announces 20 new Java developers completed the most recent Arkansas Coding Academy boot camp and part-time classes. As part of their training program, the participants debuted their final projects and portfolios to local employers and the community during Demo Day on the campus of UCA. The Arkansas Coding Academy, which is part of the UCA Division of … [Read more...]