PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL COMING TO UCA

Pinkalicious the Musical will visit the University of Central Arkansas at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Reynolds Performance Hall. “We are very excited to bring Pinkalicious the Musical to Reynolds in February, as this series of books has many fans who admire the spunk and creativity of the main character, Pinkalicious, and her brother Peteriffic,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “The … [Read more...]

JAMES MADISON OFFICIAL TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS FOR SCWC ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Jared Featherstone, director of James Madison University’s Writing Center, will give the keynote address when the South Central Writing Centers Association’s yearly conference visits the University of Central Arkansas later this month. The SCWCA Conference is a regional meeting of writing centers from colleges and universities from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana. The 2018 conference wil … [Read more...]

HILLIARD SPEECH SHOWCASE SET FOR FEB. 22

The annual Hilliard Speech Showcase is set for the University of Central Arkansas College of Business room 100 Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, was created to honor the memory of Olive Hilliard, who served as an instructor of Writing and Communication at UCA from 2003 until her death in 2010. The Hilliard Showcase is sponsored by the UCA School of … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS EDUCATION SUMMIT

The University of Central Arkansas was host to both a special event and announcement in Arkansas education. On Feb. 2, the Arkansas Department of Education announced the kick-off of its Teach Arkansas campaign. Teach Arkansas is designed to recruit, retain and support teachers within the state, along with encouraging those who may have left the profession to return. This announcement took … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS CAN RECEIVE EMERGENCY TEXTBOOK GRANT

Funding program helps students to continue their education CONWAY - The University of Central Arkansas offers one-time, emergency textbook grants for students to purchase textbooks. The program, managed through the UCA Division of Student Services, can award emergency textbook grants of up to $500. The grants can be awarded to full- or part-time students seeking an undergraduate or graduate … [Read more...]

DUBLIN IRISH DANCE TO VISIT UCA ON FEB. 17

By John Anderson and Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY— Irish culture will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 17 when the Dublin Irish Dance show comes to Reynolds Performance Hall. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Dublin Irish Dance is a troupe of world-champion Irish step dancers who perform with an eight-member traditional Irish b … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR FEB. 7

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will be in concert Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Reynolds Performance Hall. The 7:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Brooks, professor of Music and director of Bands, will feature T … [Read more...]

HINKLE REAPPOINTED TO UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently announced the reappointment of Kay Hinkle to the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees. A 1970 graduate of UCA, Hinkle was first appointed to the board in 2004 by former Gov. Mike Huckabee and again in 2011 by former Gov. Mike Beebe. “We’re thrilled that Gov. Hutchinson has reappointed Kay Hinkle to the Board of Trustees,” said UCA President Houston Dav … [Read more...]

LYDIAN STRING QUARTET TO BE IN RESIDENCE AT UCA

By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Lydian String Quartet will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artists-in-residence next week. The residency is highlighted by a free public performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7. The Lydian String Quartet has performed in venues across the United States, … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT FEB. 13

By Jordan Ballentine College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of the UCA Dixieland Band, said the group would perform traditional M … [Read more...]