UCA fall enrollment increases for third consecutive year

The University of Central Arkansas experienced an increase in total fall enrollment for a third consecutive year, accounting for a 5.8 percent increase in overall fall enrollment since 2012, according to preliminary enrollment data. Total enrollment for fall 2015 is 11,754 in comparison to the total enrollment in fall 2014, which was 11,698. Enrollment for fall 2013 was 11,534 and fall 2012 was … [Read more...]

Journalist Gene Foreman to be in residence Sept. 23-25

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu September 3, 2015 JOURNALIST GENE FOREMAN TO BE IN RESIDENCE SEPT. 23-25 By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Gene Foreman, the former Arkansas who helped lead The Philadelphia I … [Read more...]

Catch “Return of the Gar” on KUAR

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Chris Hickey (501) 569-8485, chrishickey@kuar.org September 3, 2015 CATCH “RETURN OF THE GAR” ON KUAR UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― Tune in to 89.1 FM on Sept. 17 at 8:30 p.m. for KUAR’s rebroadcast of Arts & Letters, featuring Mark Sp … [Read more...]

Author Dinty W. Moore to be in residence Sept. 15-16

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Stephanie Vanderslice, (501) 450-3340; stephv@uca.edu DINTY W. MOORE TO VISIT UCA AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE By A. É. Coleman UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Creative nonfiction writer Dinty W. Moore will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artist in residence Sept. 15-16. Moore, di … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas hosts musical theatre workshop

UCA Theatre’s Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) is offering a Musical Theatre Workshop for young people ages 10-13 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) on Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Workshop will help students develop and improve singing, moving, and acting skills. This will be under the instruction of Ruthann Curry Browne. There will b … [Read more...]

UCA observes National Campus Safety Awareness Month

The University of Central Arkansas will observe National Campus Safety Awareness Month in September with weekly events designed to promote safety across the university campus. This is the sixth time the university has observed National Campus Safety Awareness Month. “Campus safety is everyone’s business and we depend on each and every member of the campus community to take an active role in kee … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop series

PRESS RELEASE University of Central Arkansas September 1, 2015 Contact: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations and marketing, at christinam@uca.edu or (501) 852-2659 Melissa Kordsmeier, Theatre business manager, at mkordsmeier@uca.edu or (501) 450-5092 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UCA Theatre to host Katie Campbell for puppetry workshop … [Read more...]

UCA adds variety to community education

New fall community education classes are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Twenty-five classes have been added to the fall course offerings, which are scheduled to being early-September. “Community Education is a cluster of classes from a variety of subject areas designed to enrich the lives of the residents in Fau … [Read more...]

Wynonna and The Big Noise kick off Reynolds season

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By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author Wynonna Judd and her band The Big Noise will open the 2015-16 UCA Reynolds Performance Hall season on Friday, Sept. 18. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert range from $23‐$40 for the general public and $10 for children and students. Judd will perform s … [Read more...]

UCA alumnae are inductees in Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

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Two University of Central Arkansas alumnae are inaugural inductees in the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Mary Lowe Good and Johnelle DeBusk Hunt are among 11 women and one women’s organization that will be inducted at a ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Good and Hunt were both recognized as UCA Distinguished Alumni in 1990 and 2003, res … [Read more...]