Opera Theatre Workshop to present The Pirates of Penzance

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 14, 2013 Contact: Dr. Rob Holden, (501) 450-5762, roberth@uca.edu; Dr. Wolf Oeste, (501) 450-5760; wolfgang@uca.edu.   UCA OPERA THEATRE TO PRESENT THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE   By Dannielle Douglas College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — University of … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Inaugural Girls of Promise Conference

The University of Central Arkansas will host the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas “Girls of Promise” conference on Saturday, April 6 at Lewis Science Center on the campus. The conference will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with registration starting at 8:15 a.m. Cosponsored by the UCA Foundation, Inc., the Girls of Promise conference will feature keynote speaker Kimberly Hambuchen, NASA aeronautics … [Read more...]

Nursing Faculty Member Selected to Attend Policy Session

University of Central Arkansas nursing professor, Mary Garnica, has been selected to attend the inaugural Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI) program of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) scheduled for March 18 to March 21. During the four-day event in Washington D.C., faculty members have the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge of policy and advocacy through sessions that … [Read more...]

Amy Grant set for April 2 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 12, 2013 CONTACT:  Jerry Biebesheimer, (501) 450-3682; jerryb@uca.edu AMY GRANT SET FOR UCA CONCERT By Jeanette Anderton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Amy Grant will visit the University of Central Arkansas for a concert in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance H … [Read more...]

UCA Students Take Top Honors at Regional Competition

The University of Central Arkansas’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals, earned a first place award this month at the organization’s 2013 Southwest Regional Conference in Dallas, Texas. UCA students, Amber Brewer, Kaci Burrow, and Kristen Flynn, were awarded first place in the Best Practices competition in the category of Inn … [Read more...]

UCA Participates in College Goal Sunday

Trained and knowledgeable financial aid counselors will be on hand at the University of Central Arkansas from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10 in the College of Business to help students and parents with the first step towards receiving grants and loans from the federal government to pay for college. College Goal Sunday on March 10 is the culmination of Say Go College Week and an opportunity for … [Read more...]

Graduate film screening set for March 30

PRESS RELEASE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 6, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu GRADUATE FILM SCREENING SET FOR MARCH 30 By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Digital Filmmaking graduate screening will be held on Saturday, March 30, at the Donald W. Reyn … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to host Bard Ball on Saturday

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com March 4, 2013 ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO HOST BARD BALL ON SATURDAY CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host its annual “Bard Ball” in Argenta Community Theater in North Little Rock on Saturday, March 9 from 7-11 p.m. … [Read more...]

Steve Runge Named Provost and Vice President

Steven W. Runge was named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs today during a special teleconference meeting of the UCA Board of Trustees. Runge had served as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs since February 27, 2012. The board unanimously approved a resolution making the appointment. “It’s fun to know I’ll be able to continue working with these great people t … [Read more...]

UCA Adopts New General Education Core

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) announced its adoption of the new UCA general education core at the February meeting of the UCA Board of Trustees. The new requirements will be implemented in fall 2013 for entering freshmen. The new UCA core comprises a 38-hour lower-division core and upper-division core and capstone experience. At both the lower- and upper-division levels, the program … [Read more...]