BAUM GALLERY TO HOST SENIOR SHOW NOV. 3-DEC. 1

By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host its Senior BA/BFA exhibition Nov. 3-Dec. 1. Students graduating in December with a Bachelor of Arts with emphases in Fine Arts or Art Education or a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art must show work in the senior show. Two receptions will be held in the Baum G … [Read more...]

MUSICAL ‘FAME’ COMING TO UCA’S REYNOLDS; WALK-ON ROLES AVAILABLE

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “FAME-THE MUSICAL” is coming to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. “’FAME’ is an exciting story that has been told successfully in many ways, including a movie, television series and the Broadway musical coming to Reynolds,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynol … [Read more...]

WAR MEMORIAL DEDICATION SET FOR THURSDAY, NOV. 3

The University of Central Arkansas has installed a War Memorial at the north end of McAlister Hall on the campus. The War Memorial will be dedicated during UCA’s 19th Annual Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 1:40 p.m. on the McAlister Hall Lawn. The rain location is McCastlain Hall. Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin will be the keynote speaker. Griffin has served in the U.S. Army Reserve f … [Read more...]

PULASKI TECH, UCA SIGN THEATRE DEGREE TRANSFER AGREEMENT

Pulaski Technical College and the University of Central Arkansas created an easy path for students who began their theatre studies at Pulaski Tech to complete a bachelor’s in theatre at UCA. The two schools announced details of the transfer agreement with a “2+2” Theatre Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Pulaski Tech’s Center for Humanities and Arts. “This co … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES CALLED MEETING MONDAY, OCT. 24

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a called meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 at the President’s Home. The board plans to go into executive session to consider the four applicants who will be on campus this week. … [Read more...]

OTIS THE BEAR REVEALED

Grand Openings for Donaghey Hall and Conway Corporation Center for Sciences The University of Central Arkansas hosted two grand openings and unveiled Otis the bear, the latest art installation on campus, all during Homecoming 2016. Donaghey Hall and the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences both had a Grand Opening celebration Saturday, Oct. 22. Donaghey Hall is the mixed-use … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS CAMPUS INTERVIEWS FOR PRESIDENTIAL FINALISTS

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students will welcome four presidential search finalists to the campus Oct. 24-28 for interviews, campus tours and community receptions. The board will meet at 4:30 p.m. and plans to go into executive session with each candidate. The Presidential Search Committee chose the four finalists from a list of eight semifinalists … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS TWO GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Tom Courtway will host Grand Opening ceremonies for Donaghey Hall and Conway Corporation Center for Sciences on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. The Donaghey Hall Grand Opening will be held at the intersection of Bruce Street and Donaghey Avenue. The Conway Corporation Center for Sciences Grand Opening will … [Read more...]

WRITER HEGAMIN TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA NOV. 1-2

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Tonya Hegamin, a writer of young adult fiction, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Nov. 1-2. All residency activities, including a public reading, are free and open to the public. Hegamin, assistant professor at the City University of New York, teaches fiction writing, c … [Read more...]

KUAR’S ARTS & LETTERS TO COMMEMORATE THE ARKANSAS GAZETTE

Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens, associate professor of journalism at the University of Central Arkansas, will be featured on two upcoming episodes of KUAR’s Arts & Letters radio program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of the Arkansas Gazette. Stephens’ book, “If It Ain't Broke, Break It”: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette, was published by the University of Ark … [Read more...]