STUDENT MEDIA WIN 5 GENERAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas student media outlets won five general excellence awards at the recent Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) conference. UCA student journalists and editors swept awards for Magazine Editor of the Year, Newspaper Editor of the Year, Television Anchor of the Year, Magazine of the … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO OPEN 11TH SEASON JUNE 9

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will run its 11th season June 9-July 9 at the University of Central Arkansas with four shows playing in repertory that explore “the power of persuasion.” Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost will open June 9, outdoors on the McAlister Hall lawn on the UCA campus. At Reynolds Performance Hall on campus, Meredith Willson’s The Music Man will open June 16; Shakespeare’s J … [Read more...]

AUDITIONS SET FOR VOICES OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHOIR

Students in grades 3-12 as of Fall 2017 are invited to audition for the award-winning Voices of Central Arkansas (VOCA) Choir May 16-17 at the University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Center Room 312A. Auditions will run from 3:30-6:30 p.m. each day. VOCA is the umbrella organization for several vocal ensembles: Choristers, Concert Choir and High School Choir. The intent of the choir i … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SEASON

The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will feature a record 23 events for the 2017-18 season which kicks off with a lecture Sept. 25 by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. as part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. The season will include Broadway, Pops, and Night Out Series; two Distinguished Lectures; and two A … [Read more...]

COMMUNICATION STUDENTS CREATE TOOLBOX FOR NONPROFIT

By: Treslyn Fletcher School of Communication CONWAY— Fourteen University of Central Arkansas students spent their spring 2017 semester giving back to the community by working with Conway Cradle Care, a nonprofit organization that assists expectant and parenting adolescents. Students enrolled in the service-learning family communication course, taught by Dr. Nelle Bedner, professor in the S … [Read more...]

UCA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR MAY 4

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The 13th annual UCA Film Festival will be held Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The festival is free and open to the public and will highlight the best work of UCA film students. “This is a great opportunity for students to share their wor … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT SET FOR APRIL 27

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will be in concert Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. This event is free and open to the public. The concert will feature graduate conducting intern Nathan Rakow, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin., conducting Debussy's "The Engulfed C … [Read more...]

UCA’S UNIVERSITY CHORUS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 20

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert April 20 at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.  The 6:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. “This concert will provide audience members with a wide variety of musical styles and genres,” said Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, assi … [Read more...]

UCA CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR APRIL 24

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will perform Monday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The choir’s final campus concert of the semester is themed “Heavenly Days.” “In this program, the choir will sing a variety of exciting choral repertoire,” said John Erwin, dire … [Read more...]

UCA CHAMBER CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR APRIL 13

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Chamber Choir will perform “A Springtime Madrigal” on Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. “The program will consist of choral music from the Renaissance, Romantic era and 20th century,” said John Erwin, director of choral activities at UCA. … [Read more...]