Interprofessional forum for CHBS

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 23, 2013 CONTACT: Lorrie George-Paschal, associate professor, at 501-450-5564 or lorrieg@uca.edu. Interprofessional Forum for the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences  When: 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, October 29 Where: Reynolds Performance Hall and Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center Details: Approximately 330 undergraduate and … [Read more...]

National speaker visits UCA

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 22, 2013 CONTACT: Jenna Davidson, assistant director of Student Wellness and Development, at 501-450-3133. Mark Sterner, national speaker, visits UCA When: 6:30 p.m. Monday, October 28 Where: Student Center Ballroom, 205A Details: In his acclaimed keynote, Mark Sterner tells his personal story of how a spring break trip turned into a … [Read more...]

Challenge Week 2013

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 22, 2013 CONTACT: Donna Bowman, associate dean of the Schedler Honors College, at 501-450-3631. Challenge Week 2013: "The State of the Dream in Arkansas" CONWAY—Challenge Week 2013 convenes October 25-30 as a community-wide conversation on the state of civil rights in Arkansas for female, African-American, and gay citizens. Minnijean B … [Read more...]

Hank Henderson at UCA Oct. 22

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 21, 2013 CONTACT: Tammy Rogers, interim chair of the Economics, Finance, Insurance & Risk Management Department, at trogers@uca.edu or 501-852-7467. DAVIS LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES The Davis Family Lecture Series Featuring William H. “Hank” Henderson Tuesday, October 21 College of Business Auditorium (107) 1:40 – 2:30 p.m. Free and … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Brecht Classic

UCA Theatre to Present Brecht Classic UCA Theatre will present The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht and translated by Alistair Beaton on November 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway. The Caucasian Chalk Circle is the story of an infant of ruling class parents who is abandoned during a … [Read more...]

UCA staff member consults on film production; premiere Thursday

The Arkansas premiere of “A Cheerful Heart: The Dave Madden Story” will be 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at the Conway Public Library at 1900 Tyler Street. The film depicts the life of Madden, the nephew of baseball legend Dr. Archibald Wright (Moonlight) Graham. The man spent 16 years of his life at the Mayo Clinic stricken with polio. The 30-minute film showcases the fame Madden earned because o … [Read more...]

Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald to bring Broadway talent to Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 16, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu TONY AWARD-WINNER AUDRA MCDONALD TO BRING BROADWAY TALENT TO UCA By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Five-time Tony Award-winning actress Audra McDonald will bring Broadway musical hits to … [Read more...]

Straight No Chaser returns to another sell-out

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Ashley Love, (501) 852-7889; alove@uca.edu October 15, 2013 STRAIGHT NO CHASER RETURNS TO ANOTHER SOLD-OUT CROWD By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Back by popular demand, Straight No Chaser is returning to another sold-out crowd at the U … [Read more...]

Halloween and the Dia de los Muertos

Halloween and the Dia de los Muertos (“Day of the Dead”): Origins, Similarities, and Differences UCA museum anthropology students will host a mask-making arts and crafts program for young children on Saturday, October 19 at 11:30 am after the Spanish story hour, and a panel discussion “gallery talk” for youth and adults about the exhibition on Sunday, October 20 at 2 pm. Costumed students will be … [Read more...]

Nutrition Magic Show

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 15, 2013 CONTACT: Kaye Talley, assistant director of the library, at kayet@uca.edu or 501-450-5248. NUTRITION MAGIC SHOW CONWAY—Young children will be mystified and amazed during the upcoming Nutrition Magic Show on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas where they will learn the importance of eating healthy foods. The F … [Read more...]