UCA professor recognized for service to veterans

By Sarah Kinder University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY- A University of Central Arkansas professor received the Veterans Educator Award from Student Veterans of America. Dr. Chris Craun, assistant professor of history and headmaster of Minton Commuter College, accepted the award at a recognition event in April. “I'm honored to be recognized by the veterans at UCA,” said … [Read more...]

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis adds Whitehead to Advisory Council

Amy Whitehead, director of UCA’s Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED), has been named to the Community Development Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank serves the Eighth Federal Reserve District which consists of Arkansas and portions of six other states: Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and I … [Read more...]

The 2016 Scroll is being recalled

The 2016 Scroll Yearbook Launch Party scheduled for Friday, April 22, 2016, has been cancelled, and the 2016 Scroll is being recalled due to errors in the publication. We ask that you return your yearbook to the table in the front of the UCA Bookstore in the Student Center. You may return your yearbook from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m starting today through next Friday. The Scroll staff is … [Read more...]

Statement from President Tom Courtway regarding UCA Scroll

Today The Scroll was released. This is the UCA student yearbook, and while it is produced, and paid for, by the students of this university, like other publications it is a reflection on this institution. The public oftentimes does not know the difference. The words we use matter. In my opinion, there are two captions in The Scroll that I find offensive and inappropriate as they relate to our … [Read more...]

UCA students win 114 ACMA awards

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas student media outlets, including The Echo, Scroll, News 6 and the Vortex, won a combined 114 awards at the Arkansas College Media Association’s annual ceremony on Friday, April 8. The Echo newspaper won 56 awards in print and online for topical reporting, newswriting, photography, edi … [Read more...]

UCA Film Festival scheduled April 28

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The 12th UCA Film Festival will be held at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. The festival is free and open to the public. The festival features films made by students in UCA’s Digital Filmmaking program that were chosen by a screening proce … [Read more...]

Commencement set for April 30

The University of Central Arkansas will hold Commencement on Saturday, April 30 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center. University officials will confer 978 undergraduate degrees and 204 graduate degrees during three ceremonies. Commencement for the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is scheduled for 10 a.m. … [Read more...]

Distinguished historian to lecture at UCA

By Carley Conrad University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY - Dr. Natalie Ring, Distinguished Lecturer of the Organization of American Historians, will be delivering talks on April 20 and 21. Ring, who also serves as associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Dallas, will give a public talk at UCA Downtown on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7 p.m. The talk, … [Read more...]

Chamber Singers to be in concert April 20

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Chamber Singers will present a spring concert on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The 20-voice group is the most select choral ensemble in the UCA Department of Music and will present a v … [Read more...]

Student earns Newman Civic Fellows Award

By Ty Hollowell University Relations and Creative Services Office A University of Central Arkansas biology student has been named the only 2016 Newman Civic Fellows awardees in the state. UCA undergraduate student Lillian McEntire, of North Little Rock, is one of 218 students from various colleges and universities in the U.S.  and Mexico to be selected for the Newman Civic Fellows … [Read more...]