Doc Severinsen performance cancelled, replacement scheduled

A performance by Doc Severinsen and his Big Band, scheduled for Feb. 24 at Reynolds Performance Hall has been cancelled. Severinsen cancelled all tour dates for 2006.In place of that performance, UCA Public Appearances has secured the renowned Canadian-born trumpeter Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band for a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 at Reynolds Performance Hall. You … [Read more...]

Alumni Association Scholarship applications available in January

Alumni Association Scholarship applications for the 2006-07 academic year will be available beginning Thursday, Jan. 5. Applications and scholarship criteria may be picked up in Buffalo Alumni Hall or on-line at The deadline for submission is Noon on March 10. … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/16

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Nancy Reese and Bill Bandy, Department of Physical Therapy, had their textbook, ?Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing," translated recently and published in Japanese. This textbook was originally published by Elsevier/W.B. Saunders in the United States. Charlotte Yates, Department … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/9

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: William H. Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, presented a paper, ?New Factors in Decision Analysis,? at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute in San Francisco, Nov. 19-22. He also chaired the Financial Ratings and Risk Control session. Scott Markham, … [Read more...]

UCA supporters treated to night of feasting and carols

In December, lords and ladies dined by candlelight on prime rib, flaming plum pudding and wassail while being serenaded by a choir dressed in Renaissance-period cloaks and gowns during the 31st annual Ye Old Christmas Madrigal Feaste. The feast and carols, hosted by the University of Central Arkansas Foundation, was in thanks to members of the Foundation?s Presidents Club, UCA?s highest annual … [Read more...]

UCA students set record with world’s largest stocking

A group of University of Central Arkansas students have set a new record for the world's largest Christmas stocking. The group, led by senior public relations major Brittany Jones, constructed a 53 foot tall and 26 foot wide red felt stocking that broke the previous world record set last September by more than 13 feet in length and 11 feet in width. Jones, along with students Portia King, … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas registering for spring classes

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas is registering participants for a unique one-day acting workshop titled ?Shakespeare in Pajamas.? The workshop is for students in grades 7-12 and will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA. In a relaxed atmosphere, participants get to spend the day in their pajamas and find out … [Read more...]

UCA to present Amahl & the Night Visitors

In 1951, the fledgling National Broadcasting Company (NBC), wanted to create holiday programming for television, so it commissioned Italian-born Gian-Carlo Menotti to compose a one-hour opera for children. ?Amahl and the Night Visitors? premiered on Christmas Eve in 1951 and for the next 16 years it was NBC?s holiday favorite of children and adults alike. The Three Wise Kings? journey to … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 12/2

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Dr. Christy Standerfer, Department of Writing and Speech, presented ?The Rhetorical Implications of the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Center? on Nov. 19 at the 91st Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association in Boston. Dr. Nelle Bedner, Department of Writing and Speech, … [Read more...]

Former WorldCom internal auditor to lecture on Dec. 6

Cynthia Cooper, the former internal auditor who uncovered WorldCom?s corporate fraud scheme in 2002, will give two lectures at the University of Central Arkansas on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The first lecture will be during X-period (1:40 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.) in Doyne Health Science Center, Room 141. The second lecture will be at 6:30 p.m. in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, Room 5A & 5B. There will be … [Read more...]