Homecoming Week 2015 includes Greek Village grand opening

UCA Homecoming

The University of Central Arkansas celebrates the grand opening of Greek Village during Homecoming Week 2015. Homecoming Week 2015 is Monday, Oct. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. The grand opening of Greek Village is Saturday, Oct. 31 at noon, followed by tours at 12:30 p.m. Greek Village opened in August 2015 and is home to the Panhellenic Council sororities—Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Zeta, S … [Read more...]

Core Performance Company presents ‘Gaman’ at Reynolds


CORE Performance Company presents four public performances of their new dance/theater work, Gaman/我慢、がまん in Arkansas this November. This richly layered evening-length performance of contemporary dance, art and music honors and remembers the U.S. citizens of Japanese descent who were interned on American soil during World War II. Of the 10 camps operated by the War Relocation Authority in the wester … [Read more...]

Insurance Hall of Fame sold out for inaugural ceremony

Robert C Hickman

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame will induct its inaugural class before a sold-out crowd. The inaugural ceremony is 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 in the Farris Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Arkansas insurance industry leaders, led by Steve Russell, president of Risk Services of Arkansas, established AIHF, which is housed in UCA’s College of Business. The p … [Read more...]

UCA holds Family Day on Saturday


The University of Central Arkansas Office of Student Life, in partnership with the Office of the President, are excited to announce this year’s Family Day festivities. The event will be from 2 p.m. to 6  p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 on the football practice field located at the corner of Farris Road and Bruce Street. The entire UCA Community and their families are invited to enjoy this free e … [Read more...]

2015 Amigo Cup Soccer Tournament

amigo cup

The University of Central Arkansas will host Amigo Cup, the only statewide Latino youth soccer tournament aimed at encouraging Latinos to attend college. The tournament will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. The competition kicks off at 9 a.m. at the UCA soccer field located on the corner of Donaghey Avenue and Dave Ward Drive. The tournament was established to promote cultural exchange and … [Read more...]

Beach volleyball coming to UCA


Women’s beach volleyball is coming to the University of Central Arkansas after the Board of Trustees voted to add it as the 18th varsity sport at the university. The beach volleyball season is played during March and April and will begin at UCA in 2017, according to Dr. Brad Teague, director of athletics. “It's exciting to add a women's sport to our already very successful lineup of nine wom … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘Radium Girls’

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—UCA Theatre will present Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch d … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets 2016 season

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will mark its 10th-anniversary season of professional theatre in repertory beginning in June 2016 with performances of the Shakespeare classics A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet, as well as West Side Story and a one-hour Family Shakespeare adaptation of Twelfth Night. “Looking toward my fifth year as the artistic director and the 10th anniversary year of … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery receives grant for art interns

(l to r) The 2015-2016 interns at Baum Gallery are Kimberlyn Fitts, Georgia Erger and Emilia Barrick. The internships are funded by a grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

The University of Central Arkansas’ Baum Gallery of Fine Art recently chose its first three interns funded by a grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year. “Thanks to the generosity of the Windgate Foundation, the Baum has three new talented staff members who will benefit from experience working in a museum setting and increase the Baum’s capacity to engage the … [Read more...]

UCA to host Octubafest, Tubaween

By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three Halloween concerts — Octubafest, Tubaween, and Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest – to celebrate the tuba and euphonium. All three concerts are free and open to the public. The spooky celebrations will begin with an afternoon of tubas playing pol … [Read more...]