Tess Taylor visits UCA as artist-in-residence

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas will host acclaimed poet Tess Taylor as artist-in-residence from Thursday, Nov. 3, to Friday, Nov. 4.  Presented by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Taylor will hold a public reading and book signing on Friday, Nov. 4, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom. This event will be held in … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees to attend 2022 work session

Members of the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a work session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the President’s Home. Lunch will be provided to Board of Trustees members. The board will have no action agenda. … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to announce season at ‘Sounds and Sweet Aires’

Partnership with The Max offers series of Shakespearean events The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present “Sounds and Sweet Aires” as its first installment of Experience Shakespeare at the Max on Friday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m., at The Max Event Venue, 1007 Spencer Street in downtown Conway.  The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre (AST) will also reveal the 2023 AST season. Event tickets are $20 and c … [Read more...]

UCA Norbert O. Schedler Honors College hosts 2022 Challenge Week

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas Norbert O. Schedler Honors College will host its 2022 Challenge Week titled “The Mental Health Crisis: Finding Our Way” from Monday, Oct. 24 to Friday, Oct. 28.  Through the week’s events, students will draw on a variety of disciplines and practices to explore ways to understand and approach individual and collec … [Read more...]

UCA Downtown features Independent Living Services artists

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement in collaboration with the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will host “Heroes,” an art exhibition featuring the works of artists with Independent Living Services, from Wednesday, Oct. 26, through Friday, Nov. 4.  The exhibition is on display at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak St., on Wednesdays, Thursdays … [Read more...]

UCA physical therapy program welcomes esteemed pain specialist 

In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the University of Central Arkansas Department of Physical Therapy will host a special lecture from internationally known pain scientist and physical therapist Adriaan Louw, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Ida Waldran Auditorium from 1:40-2:30 p.m. The lecture, titled "Pain Science Science Education: How science is changing our approach to pain," is free, … [Read more...]

Alexander Markov To Be UCA Artist-in-Residence

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The University of Central Arkansas will host Russian American violinist Alexander Markov as artist-in-residence from Thursday, Oct. 27, to Sunday, Oct. 30.  Markov will perform alongside students in UCA’s Department of Music at the Conway Symphony Orchestra’s Power, Mystery and Fate concert on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Per … [Read more...]

UCA alumna named 2023 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

Capri Salaam, a social studies teacher at North Little Rock Middle School, was named the 2023 Arkansas Teacher of the Year by the Arkansas Department of Education on Friday, Oct. 14. Salaam is a 2008 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Salaam, a multi-classroom lead teacher, was one of four state semi-finalists for the award and was chosen by … [Read more...]

UCA presents ‘An Evening of David Ives One Acts’’ 

The University of Central Arkansas theatre program kicks off its 2022-23 season with  “An Evening of David Ives One Acts” at the Bridges-Larson Theatre in Snow Fine Arts Oct. 26-28, at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. UCA students, faculty and staff can receive free tickets. General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. Tickets may also be purchased at the Reynolds Box Office Mo … [Read more...]

Frank Warren to bring ‘PostSecret Project’ to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes bestselling author and founder of the PostSecret Project, Frank Warren on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m.  In this uplifting presentation, Warren will speak on PostSecret, sharing secrets, mental health, reducing stigma and building a community of support.    Warren’s PostSecret Project is a growing collection of over one mil … [Read more...]