UCA and UofA to host Strong Towns Workshop

The University of Central Arkansas’ Center for Community and Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Arkansas’ Applied Sustainability Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business will host a workshop on ways to improve city budgets, strengthen local tax bases, and reduce the burden on taxpayers on April 3. Chuck Marohn, co-founder and president of Strong Towns, will con … [Read more...]

Permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit at UCA

medreturn box

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department has partnered with the Arkansas Department of Health, the Arkansas National Guard Counterdrug Program, and the Arkansas law enforcement community to establish a permanent MedReturn drug collection program. Members of the UCA community looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre schedules April performances

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert Holden (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu March 21, 2014 UCA OPERA THEATRE TO PRESENT SCENES, PERFORMANCES By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theatre students will present two programs of opera … [Read more...]

UCA Announces Porter Prize MFA Scholarship

The University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship to support its MFA students by the Porter Prize literary organization. For the next four years, the College of Fine Arts and Communication will select a graduate assistant to receive the $4,000 Porter Prize scholarship. Terry Wright, interim dean, noted that “UCA is grateful that a prestigious literary o … [Read more...]

BA/BFA exhibition to feature 11 seniors

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 17, 2013 CONTACT:  Dr. Jeff Young, (501) 450-5791; jyoung@uca.edu BA/BFA EXHIBITION FEATURING 11 SENIORS SET FOR APRIL 3  By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The annual BA/BFA Senior Exhibit, featuring works by 11 graduating art students, will be on … [Read more...]

Bearbones Trombone Choir to perform April 6

Trombone Choir

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Justin Cook, (501) 450-3333; jcook@uca.edu March 17, 2014 BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR TO PERFORM APRIL 6 By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s BearBones Trombone Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, in the Sno … [Read more...]

MFA film screening scheduled for April 7

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu GRADUATE FILM SCREENING SET FOR APRIL 7 By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host its annual Graduate Film Screening on Monday, April 7 at the Donald W. R … [Read more...]

Students place second in regional competition

one male and one female beta alpha psi

Members of the Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi earned second place in two competition areas at the 2014 regional meeting in San Antonio, Texas. James Carney, Alex Harbuck, and Tyler Stage represented the UCA chapter and competed in the Strategic Planning Best Practices project, Strategic Planning: A Balanced Scorecard Approach. The students competed with students from seven other … [Read more...]

UCA hosts Entrepreneurship Summit

The Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce Entrepreneurship in Arkansas: Tips and Tools, a half day convening to be held April 14th from 9:00 am – 12:00 p.m. in UCA’s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The event is being hosted in partnership with UCA’s College of Business. Speakers will cover topics related to entrepreneurship a … [Read more...]

UCA plans Safe Spring Break activities

Faculty and staff at the University of Central Arkansas have planned a week of safety-related informational sessions and fun sessions to prepare students for their time away from the university during Spring Break. The week of activities, Safe Spring Break 2014, will take place prior to students leaving campus from Monday, March 17 to Thursday, March 20. The events consist of several activities … [Read more...]