UCA to honor veterans on Friday

The University of Central Arkansas will host a Veteran?s Day ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 at the flagpole in front of Main Hall. Maj. Gen. Ronald Chastain will be the guest speaker. He recently became the Arkansas National Guard's third active two-star general. He is the former commander of the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Brigade Combat Team, which returned in March from an 18-month … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to present fall concert

The UCA Concert Choir, under the direction of John Erwin, will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. The program will consist of a variety of choral selections ranging from "Hear my Prayer, O Lord" by Henry Purcell, and "Crucifixus" by Antonio Lotti, to "When David Heard" by contemporary composer … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform at Reynolds

The University Chorus will perform the 1985 "Requiem" of British composer John Rutter at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.In the tradition of Faure and Brahms, Rutter chose to intermingle Latin texts from traditional Catholic liturgy with passages in English from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. The "Requiem" is a work in … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre Wins Awards at State Theatre Festival

UCA Theatre?s production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) by Christopher Hampton, was recently honored at the Arkansas Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). The festival was held Nov. 1-5 at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Ten universities and colleges from across the state presented plays during the week-long festival. Awards for Excellence in … [Read more...]

UCA students to attempt world record with service project

On Dec. 3, University of Central Arkansas students will attempt to set the world record for the World?s Largest Christmas Stocking. The event will mark the end of a two-month charity drive to collect toys and clothing for Arkansas? neediest children. The stocking, designed and sewn entirely by UCA students, will be 40 feet tall and nearly 25 feet across (from heel to toe) with a circumference of … [Read more...]

Staff Development Presentation

The UCA Staff Senate will sponsor a brown-bag lunch and staff development presentation titled "Giving Thanks for UCA's History," at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Student Center Room 214A. The presentation will be made by UCA Archivist Jimmy Bryant. Staff are invited to bring their lunch. Iced tea, water and pumpkin cheesecake will be provided. Please contact Patricia Smith at 450-5465 or email … [Read more...]

UCA dominates final Tech game

The University of Central Arkansas Bears won their first Gulf South Conference football championship Thursday night at the expense of their oldest rival, taking a decisive 49-17 victory over Arkansas Tech in the final ?Governor?s Football Classic? at Buerkle Field. The win was the Bears? fourth straight in the longest rivalry in the state and gave UCA the bragging rights for at least the near … [Read more...]

Internationally-acclaimed pianist to visit UCA

Internationally-acclaimed pianist Kevin Kenner will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall on the UCA campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Kenner?s visit is a part of UCA?s Artists in Residence program coordinated by the College of Fine Arts and Communication and sponsored by the Department of Writing and Speech. While on campus, he will … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Julia Winden-Fey, Undergraduate Studies, and Chris Charlton, Housing, will present "Live Well! Lead Well! in the Sophomore Year" on Nov. 7 in Costa Mesa, Calif., at the 12th National Conference on Students in Transition. Mike Allen, Donna Bowman, Phil Frana and Rick Scott, Honors College, … [Read more...]

Hopi artist and poet to speak next week

Michael Kabotie, a Hopi Artist and Poet, will present "The Journey of the Human Spirit: Hopi Myth and Art in the Modern Age" during X-period on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Irby Hall, Room 215. He will also present ?The Journey of the Human Spirit: Hopi Mural Art and the Modern World,? at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in McAlister Hall Room 302 during the Honors College High Table.Kabotie was born on the … [Read more...]