State champion debate team to host tournament

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Anthony L. McMullen, (501) 852-0695; AMcmullen@uca.edu  STATE CHAMPION UCA DEBATE TEAM TO HOST TOURNAMENT MARCH 13-15 By Samantha Hudon and Carley Conrad College of Fine Art and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Ce … [Read more...]

The Rep’s Robert Hupp to lecture, direct at UCA

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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 Melissa Kordsmeier, (501) 450-5092; mkordsmeier@uca.edu March 2, 2015 THE REP’S ROBERT HUPP TO LECTURE, DIRECT AT UCA By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Robert Hupp, producing artistic dir … [Read more...]

UCA welcomes new board member

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Joe Whisenhunt, of Conway, was officially sworn in today as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Central Arkansas. Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood administered the oath. Whisenhunt, a 1984 graduate of Hendrix College, is a commercial real estate developer. Whisenhunt and his wife, Connie, who has a master’s degree in physical therapy from UCA, have called Conway home for the … [Read more...]

Percussion Festival at UCA on March 7

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Blake Tyson, (501) 450-5263;  btyson@uca.edu February 25, 2015 PERCUSSIONISTS HEADED FOR UCA ON MARCH 7 By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Percussionists from around Arkansas will be on the University of Central Arkansas campus Saturday, Ma … [Read more...]

Author Maggie Jackson visits UCA

Maggie Jackson, author of Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age (2008), has been named the first Norb and Carol Schedler Scholar in Residence. Her visit to UCA will feature a public lecture on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 pm in the College of Business Auditorium, titled “A Workmanship of Risk: The Craftsmanship of Thought in an Age of Speed.” Jackson is a former foreign cor … [Read more...]

Bard Ball set to benefit Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Feb. 19, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165 mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE'S BARD BALL ‘THE TAMING OF THE BREW’ SET IN ADVANCE OF 2015 SEASON  CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host its annual fundr … [Read more...]

Montana Repertory Theatre to present The Great Gatsby

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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. Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu February 19, 2015 THE GREAT GATSBY TO VISIT REYNOLDS FEB. 24 College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Montana Repertory Theatre’s production of The Great Gatsby will v … [Read more...]

Launch of new Toad Suck Review to conclude ArkaText

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Mark Spitzer (501) 450-3339, toadsuckreview@gmail.com February 20, 2015 UCA’S TOAD SUCK REVIEW LAUNCHES HOT NEW ISSUE & READING  By Benjamin Garrett UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — To conclude this year’s UCA Department of Writing ArkaT … [Read more...]

ArkaText literary festival set for March 2-6

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu. Mark Spitzer, (501) 450-3339; mspitzer@uca.edu. February 20, 2015 ARKATEXT LITERARY FESTIVAL SET FOR MARCH 2-6 By Ariana Sumpter College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas D … [Read more...]

Fall 2014 Presidential and Dean’s Scholars announced

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean's List and the Presidential Scholars List for the fall 2014 semester. Recognition on the Dean's List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to receive the recognition of Presidential … [Read more...]