Showing posts from October, 2012


The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will offer several community education classes throughout the holiday season. These classes are low cost with convenient short hours that work around a busy schedule. Flow Yoga, led by instructor Jaymie Leigh Thomas, can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or flexibility. The classes involve linking several poses together to build strength, flexibility, endurance and balance, moving toward progression gradually. Flow Yoga is held weekly in the evenings at the UACCM Health and Fitness Building for $25 per month. Class dates vary around the holidays to accommodate schedules of participants. Christmas Crafting, led by instructor Mandy Voliva, will be offered Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Community Education Center in Morrilton. The cost is $30 and includes three “ready-to-gift” projects for the holidays. Participants will learn how to create high impact, low cost gifts while enjoying cocoa and

The Art of American Indian Traveling Exhibit

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will display the Teacher’s Discovery Traveling Exhibit, American Indian Art. The 7-piece, spectacular exhibit will be displayed for free public viewing at the Library Complex on the UACCM campus from November 5-9. This exhibit reveals art from six American Indian regions in a larger-than-life format. The center panel completes the exhibit with an original map from Cherokee Publications, showing where all the nations resided. The vibrant colors of the exhibit are eye-catching and the rich culture content will be appreciated by everyone. This exhibit truly opens the eyes of every viewer, because the history is so close to home with American culture. To learn more about The American Indian Traveling Exhibit visit


UACCM's pop group Soundscape announces its fall production, “Live, Laugh, Love.” Performances are Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:00 p.m. at the UACCM Plaza. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $10 at the student accounts window of the C. Nathan Crook University Center on the UACCM campus. Tickets will also be available at the door the evening of the performance for $15. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Proceeds from the performances of “Live, Laugh, Love” support the UACCM Music Department. The show will explore the highs and lows in the lives of typical college students through the music of artists like Adele, Taio Cruz, Kenny Loggins, Ricky Skaggs, and John Legend, as well as through Broadway shows like “Wicked,” “Avenue Q,” and “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!”

UACCM Art Instructor Tina Lake Exhibits Works; Wins Traveling Art Fellowship

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton fine arts instructor Tina Lake is among a select group of 14 individuals whose works are being exhibited in the Center for the Arts Gallery at Towson University (TU) in Baltimore, Maryland. Lake had five works selected by jurors to participate in the Ron Cubbison Alumni Exhibition, which began September 14 and runs through October 6. The exhibition was open to former students of Ron Cubbison, a Towson University Art professor, who taught at TU from 1966 to 1996 and died in 2008. Lake was also selected as one of five artists in the art exhibition to receive a $4,600 travel fellowship to study art and architecture in Europe. Professor Cubbison was a firm believer in the impact of travel abroad as an inspiration for creativity and created a fellowship award for this purpose. Lake is currently reviewing information on European locations to determine where she will utilize her travel award. In 2014, Lake and the other four recipients

Theatre Department To Present One-Acts Plays

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Theatre Department will present “A Festival of One-Acts,” five one-act plays written by former and present UACCM students. The plays will be presented in the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium on Thursday, October 11; Friday, October 12; Saturday, October 13; and Sunday, October 14. Performances begin at 7 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and at 2 pm on Sunday afternoon. These short plays include Fresh Horses by Samuel Denning, Kaylynn Link, Todd Marston, and Robin Smith; Whipped by Jace Stephens; Playing Pretend by Shane Himes, Ryan Shirley, Olivia Via, and Kyle Zinno; Everywhere But Outer Space by Allison Muller; and The Principles of Poker by Shelly Norris. Seventeen actors will portray characters in the production. UACCM theatre instructor Jim Harris, who is directing the plays, says UACCM is one of the few colleges that has produced works by its own students. This event is free and open to the public. For more