SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORMANCE SET FOR FEB. 8

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band will hold its first concert of 2017 on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The concert, the only performance of the academic school year that features just the Symphonic Band, is free and open to the public. In addition to the regular c … [Read more...]

DAVIS LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES WITH MILLIE WARD

The University of Central Arkansas College of Business continues its Davis Family Lecture Series featuring Millie Ward, co-founder and president of Stone Ward. The lecture is Thursday, Feb. 9 from 1:40 –2:30 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Ward plans to give a talk on "War Stories and Observational Advice from an Old Ad Girl" for the l … [Read more...]

HARRINGTON STRING QUARTET TO BE IN RESIDENCE THIS WEEK

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Harrington String Quartet will visit the University of Central Arkansas this week as artists in residence. Residency activities will be highlighted by a public concert Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. All residency events are free and open to the public. “The cen … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 GRADUATES

The University of Central Arkansas held Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University administration conferred 525 undergraduate and 260 graduate degrees. A list of graduates can be viewed below.   … [Read more...]

STEM STUDENTS PRESENT POSTERS AT THE STATE CAPITOL

More than 110 undergraduate students will present 70 posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock. The University of Central Arkansas is the primary organizer of the event, with support and participation from the Arkansas STEM … [Read more...]

BAUM GALLERY TO HOST 3 EXHIBITIONS THROUGH FEB. 22

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host three exhibitions through Feb. 22. The shows are Tripletta: A Show of Miniature Works by 46 Artists; the photography of Magdalena Solé and the sculptural works of UCA art professor Holly Laws. Solé will hold a public lecture Feb. 7 at 1:40 p.m. in McCas … [Read more...]

‘DANNY ELFMAN’S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON’ TO MAKE ARKANSAS PREMIERE AT UCA FEB. 11

By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY – “Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton” is scheduled for Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. "This is the first time that this show has ever been presented in Arkansas,” said director of Reynolds Amanda Horton.  “We are thrilled to be h … [Read more...]

UCA DOWNTOWN CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a celebration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of  UCA Downtown on Friday, Jan. 27 from 4–7 p.m. at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. At 5 p.m., President Houston Davis will make welcoming remarks to the public. The one-year celebration offers live entertainment, door prizes and re … [Read more...]

CONDUCTOR ANGEL NETWORK TO LAUNCH IN CONWAY

Group will provide investment opportunities for central Arkansas angel investors, education for new investors and funding opportunities for regional startups The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announced plans on Monday to launch the Conductor Angel Network in Conway beginning Feb. 7. The Conductor Angel … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS AND DEAN’S LIST

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Presidential Scholar and Dean’s List honors are based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar. Rec … [Read more...]