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; 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...]

Women’s History Month


The University of Central Arkansas celebrates the month of March, Women’s History Month, with the following activities: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13 Ida Waldron Auditorium The Office of Diversity and Community, PRISM Alliance and SGA present Alison Grillo, New York City’s Woman Trapped Inside a Woman’s Body. Alison was named as one of the “Five Hottest Transgender Comics” in 2013 by The Advocate. … [Read more...]

Sweet Charity to visit Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 10, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682  SWEET CHARITY COMES TO UCA By Kathy Kelly College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The five-time Tony Award-winning musical Sweet Charity will come to the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reyn … [Read more...]

“Piano Puzzler” Bruce Adolphe to be in residence

Bruce Adolphe by Barbara Luisi

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 7, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Gayle Seymour, (501) 450-3295; COMPOSER BRUCE ADOLPHE TO APPEAR AT UCA By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Bruce Adolphe, the composer, educator, performer and author who is perhaps best known as public radio’s “ … [Read more...]

Student and program honored at regional theatre festival

Sharos, Sara

UCA Theatre major, Sara Sharos of Bentonville, was awarded the Society for Properties, Artisans, and Managers award for her properties design of UCA Theatre’s production of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur at the Region VI Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)which was recently held in Shreveport, Louisiana at Centenary College. Ms. Sharos’ display and research was one of sev … [Read more...]

Day at the Capitol

The UCA Student Government Association has planned and is attending Day at the Capitol, which is an event that will bring college students from universities across the state to the State Capitol to voice their concerns about higher education funding and the Academic Challenge Scholarship. The event begins at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 6. Students will meet in the Capitol Rotunda. Student leaders … [Read more...]

STEM students at the Arkansas State Capitol

Over 80 students from 13 Arkansas universities and colleges will present posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock. As part of Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol, students will present 50 posters from all areas of natural … [Read more...]