UCA Film Festival to celebrate 10 years

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 10, 2014 CONTACT: Joe Dull, (501) 852-2377; jdull@uca.edu. UCA FILM FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 10th annual UCA Film Festival, featuring films made by digital filmmaking students at the University of C … [Read more...]

University, Symphonic Bands to celebrate band centennial

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 9, 2014 CONTACT:  Brantley Douglas, (501) 450-5022, bdouglas@uca.edu  UNIVERSITY, SYMPHONIC BANDS TO CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL By Kathy Kelly College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY― The University of Central Arkansas University and Symphonic Bands will present a “Special Effe … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble to honor band centennial with April 17 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 9, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO HOST BAND CENTENNIAL CONCERT By Kathy Kelly College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will perform on Thursday, April 17, in the Donald … [Read more...]

UCA receives $100,000 gift

Richard Bell

The University of Central Arkansas Advancement Division announces a $100,000 gift commitment from Bell & Company to establish a scholarship for graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting. The Stephens Bell Endowed Scholarship will provide current support and create an endowment to benefit future students in years to come. The fund will be the first to specifically target … [Read more...]

BarCamp Conway

  MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS APRIL 8, 2014 BarCamp Conway  WHEN: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 WHERE: The College of Business on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas WHO: The College of Business and the Center for Community and Economic Development WHY: To continue building a technology community here in Central Arkansas DETAILS: The UCA … [Read more...]

33-time Grammy winners to be in concert April 22

FleckCorea pic

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 3, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu  33-TIME GRAMMY WINNERS SET TO VISIT UCA By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances will host musicians Chick Corea and Béla Fleck at the Don … [Read more...]

International students perform volunteer work

international volunteers

UCA International Engagement recently had the opportunity to volunteer at City of Hope Outreach (CoHO), a local organization promoting community renewal in under resourced areas. Nearly 20 international students participated in CoHO’s bi-monthly King’s Club program. King’s Club is an initiative to help children meet positive role models. The international students spent the day playing soccer, voll … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present A Doll’s House

UCA Theatre will present A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen on April 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway. This classic theatrical drama follows Nora, who has been blackmailed for a forgery she had almost forgotten. Her perfect marriage begins to spin out of control when she finds her controlling h … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees retreat

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View. The retreat is expected to conclude at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 3. … [Read more...]

“Brake for Bears” steps out another year

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department and the Student Government Association are promoting pedestrian safety through the “Brake for Bears” campaign scheduled for Wednesday, April 2. Pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists along traffic light crosswalks will receive educational flyers from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from UCAPD and volunteers. This marks the fourth year and eighth time the UC … [Read more...]