Danny Glover, Felix Justice to present An Evening with Martin & Langston

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances’ Broadway Series will continue with “An Evening with Martin & Langston,” featuring Felix Justice and Danny Glover, on Thursday, Feb. 9. The show will appear at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “An Evening with Martin &a … [Read more...]

Wagner’s Götterdämmerung to continue Met series at UCA

CONWAY — The Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle comes to its resolution in Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, the next installment of the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The opera, sung in German with Met titles in English, German and Spanish, will be aired in high definition in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas camp … [Read more...]

Grant to Recruit Women to Computer Science Field

The University of Central Arkansas has received a $10,000 grant that will help bridge the gender gap in computer science. NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund grant will help build a more female-friendly environment for computing majors by recruiting a first-year cohort of women and retaining them with opportunities for learning, research, service and leadership. The grant is funded by the … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Children’s Show

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT CHILDREN’S SHOW   UCA Theatre will present King of the Ice Cream Mountain  by Jerrold Mundis and Robert Leonard on Friday, February 3 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, February 4 at 10:00 am in the Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA Theatre’s own traveling troupe of players, The Cadron Company, will perform the production.   This charming story is about the Kingdom o … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA Summer Camp Seeks Arkansas’ Brightest Students

CONWAY -- Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 8-12 from across the state who are interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from June 20-23, 2012. Students can expect to learn valuable … [Read more...]

Bravo! series to benefit College of Fine Arts and Communication

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The debut installment of Bravo!, a gala fundraising dinner to benefit the University of Central Arkansas’s College of Fine Arts and Communication, will feature travel writer Rick Steves on Friday, March 16, at the Donald W.  Reynolds Performance Hall. Bravo! will become an annual fundraising event for CFAC. Each year, pr … [Read more...]

UCA, Hendrix College to host Theatre of Voices

The Hendrix College Department of Music and the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication will host the international vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices on Monday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Greene Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. There will be a reception in Trieschmann Gallery after the concert. Widely recognized as one of the Europe's … [Read more...]

New Scholarship Honors Police Officer

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Jeremy Duplessis UCA Police Department Student Assistance Fund. This fund was created in memoriam and honor of Jeremy Duplessis, a former officer of the UCA Police Department who served the UCA campus community from 2005 to 2009. This scholarship, started by his sister Jeannine Hamilton, was created to … [Read more...]

Activist Afeni Shakur-Davis to Speak at UCA

Revolutionist and activist Afeni Shakur-Davis will give a lecture at the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 13 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Shakur-Davis, former Black Panther and mother of hip hop artist and actor Tupac Shakur, is the founder of Amaru Entertainment/Records and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation. Her lecture, "Road to Peace & Empowerment," begins at 7:30 p.m. The event … [Read more...]

MLK Celebration Moves to Farris Center

The location of the statewide celebration of the life of Dr.Martin Luther King has been moved to the Farris Center due to mechanical problems with the stage lift at Reynolds Performance Hall. "A Day of Service" celebration will begin Monday, Jan. 16 at noon. The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is partnering with the UCA, Hendrix College, Central Baptist College, Conway public … [Read more...]