REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL TO PRESENT THE TEN TENORS

By Natalie Pierce College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Reynolds Performance Hall, located on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas, welcomes The Ten Tenors, an Australian music ensemble, on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The Ten Tenors are one of Australia’s greatest entertainment success stories, with more than 2,500 headline concerts and over 20 years of sell-out p … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY TO HOLD FINAL DEMO DAY OF THE YEAR

By Taylor Treviso Division of Outreach and Community Engagement The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) at the University of Central Arkansas will hold its final Demo Day of 2018 on Friday, Oct. 12, from 1-3 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 W. Oak Street in Conway. Demo Day is an event that allows recent ArCA graduates to showcase their work to the community and potential future employers. It allows … [Read more...]

WEBSTER NAMED MINORITY ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT AWARD WINNER

Angela Webster, associate vice president for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, has been named a Minority Enterprise Development Award honoree. Webster will receive the Advocate for Opportunity Award at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce’s Minority Enterprise Development Awards at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. The award reception will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the U … [Read more...]

UCA TO PRESENT ALUMNI SERVICE AWARDS

The University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association will present the Alumni Service Award to two alumni at a ceremony during Homecoming 2018. Susan Hoggard ’67 and Greg Hunt ’03 will be honored at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at Conway Country Club. Hunt’s award will be presented posthumously. The UCA Alumni Service Award is presented to an individual or couple who, through their deeds or actio … [Read more...]

BROADWAY’S RECORD-BREAKING SMASH ‘CHICAGO’ TAKES THE STAGE AT REYNOLDS

The longest-running American musical on Broadway, Chicago, is headed to Reynolds Performance Hall. Two performances are set for Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is the winner of two Olivier awards, a Grammy and six 1997 Tony awards including Best Musical Revival. “We are t … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL TO PRESENT RITA MORENO

By Dylan T. Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Legendary actor, dancer and singer Rita Moreno will visit the Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Moreno’s career spans over 70 years, and she is one of only 12 living performers to have won entertainment’s grand slam of awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, dubbing her … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES 2018 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FELLOWS

                The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development has selected undergraduate students Hawa Nouhou Abarchi of Niamey, Niger, and Margaret Hacker of Jonesboro, Arkansas, for the fall Community and Economic Development (CED) Fellowship. The fellowship seeks to expose students to a variety … [Read more...]

BALLET ARKANSAS TO PRESENT DRACULA OCTOBER 14TH

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Ballet Arkansas will present Dracula, based on Bram Stoker’s telling of the story, at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Dracula is a full-length story ballet that features breathtaking original choreography by Artistic Director Michael Fothergill. Combining … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES VETERAN CONWAY POLICE OFFICER

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the hiring of Conway Police Department Maj. William Tapley as the new Deputy Chief of the UCA Police Department. Maj. Tapley will begin his role at UCA Oct. 1. He fills the position left vacant by John Merguie, who was named UCA Chief of Police in April. Tapley comes to UCA from the Conway Police Department, where he served for 22 years. Over the … [Read more...]

HORNS PREPARE TO ASSEMBLE AT UCA OCT. 9

By Dylan T. Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Horn Ensemble will assemble for a performance in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Oct. 9. The 6 p.m. performance is free to the public. The event will be helmed by Dr. Brent Shires, associate professor of horn in his 20th year at UCA. The performance will consist of 10 … [Read more...]