‘Remember When Rock was Young’ coming to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall proudly presents “Remember When Rock was Young: The Elton John Experience” featuring The Rocket Band on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. “Remember When Rock Was Young” is a full-strength stage experience capturing the music, costumes and charisma of Sir Elton John. Starring multiple award-winning, multi-talented singer, actor and … [Read more...]

Sean Ardoin coming to UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will present Sean Ardoin Kreole Rock and Soul on Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. Ardoin will perform at Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Ardoin blended Creole and Zydeco to create his own genre of music, Kreole Rock and Soul. His electrifying performances and musical prowess, along with his four Grammy-nominated CDs, have earned him a … [Read more...]

UCA welcomes artists-in-residence Russell Crotty, Morton Brown, Sean Ardoin

The University of Central Arkansas will welcome three artists-in-residence Russell Crotty, Morton Brown and Sean Ardoin as a nod to the 2024 total solar eclipse. The artists will have events from March 28 to April 6. Crotty has made important contributions to contemporary drawing since the early 1990s. Apart from his contemporary art pieces, Crotty obsessively and enthusiastically documents the … [Read more...]


The University of Central Arkansas will host Bear Biographies (formerly The Human Library at UCA) in the McCastlain Ballroom on the UCA campus on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 12-4 p.m. The drop-in event is free and open to the public.  The inaugural Bear Biographies program is inspired by The Human Library, which UCA has hosted annually since 2019. Bear Biographies will create a safe … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to host spring senior art show

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas is set to host its Spring BA/BFA senior show beginning March 28 at 4 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday. The opening reception is set for March 28, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. The last day for the … [Read more...]

Hargis selected as new provost and executive vice president at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas recently announced that Michael Hargis will be the next provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs.  In this role, Hargis will preside over UCA’s five academic colleges — College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Behavioral Sciences and College of Natural Sciences and … [Read more...]


The University of Central Arkansas has recommitted to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’s nonpartisan American Democracy Project. The American Democracy Project helps students develop the awareness, knowledge and skills necessary to become informed and engaged citizens.  For more information visit  American Democracy Project. … [Read more...]


The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall presents “Chicago The Musical” on Monday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, “Chicago” is the longest-running American musical in Broadway history. This hit musical has received six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing … [Read more...]

UCA Welcomes Artists-in-Residence Sue Schroeder and Christian Meyer

Sue Schroeder–who has created more than 110 original dance works–and Christian Meyer–an award-winning composer, musician, fine art photographer, and filmmaker–will be the artists-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas on March 21, March 27 and March 28. Sue Schroeder’s work has been featured all around the world, from Germany to France, the Czech Republic to Mexico, and more. She … [Read more...]

UCA raises nearly $1.5 million for Day of Giving

The University of Central Arkansas announced today that its Day of Giving on March 7, raised $1.47 million. This is the highest dollar amount raised in the 10-year history of the institution’s Day of Giving.  The total was announced today during a special celebration on campus. This year marks the third year that UCA’s Day of Giving has raised more than $1 million. The first was in 2020 with a … [Read more...]