BAUM GALLERY TO OPEN FALL 2016 EXHIBITION

BAUM GALLERY TO OPEN FIRST FALL EXHIBITION Three female installation artists, outdoor lantern sculptures come to UCA CONWAY, Ark. - The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will host its first fall 2016 exhibition on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 with an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Baum Gallery. This exhibition, titled “Curious Devotion,” will remain on view from Thu … [Read more...]

GRAND REOPENING OF MCCASTLAIN HALL

The University of Central Arkansas announced the grand reopening of its newly renovated McCastlain Hall on Friday. The recent renovations, funded by grants from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC), have restored McCastlain’s original architectural beauty while updating the design and in-house audiovisual capabilities, making it a premiere venue for campus and community f … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE STUDENT PLAY ABOUT ‘VAMPIRE OF SACRAMENTO’

“Chase: The Life and Times of the Vampire of Sacramento” will premiere at the University of Central Arkansas. This production will be Aug. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Snow Fine Arts Bridges/Larson Theatre. This play is for mature audiences only. America in the 1970s was full of love and life. However, it was also full of murder. This story ventures through the twisted … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUGUST MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug.19 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The Board of Trustees will attend the grand reopening of McCastlain Hall immediately following the meeting at approximately noon … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS ANNUAL SERVICE-LEARNING PARTNER SUMMIT

Leaders from regional nonprofit organizations met at the University of Central Arkansas for the annual Service-Learning Community Partner Summit on Monday, Aug. 15. The summit is a partnership between the UCA Division of Outreach and Community Engagement (OCE) and the United Way of Central Arkansas. “We’ve been partnering with UCA for several years now on this Community Partner Summit, and it … [Read more...]

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM OFFERS DOCTORAL DEGREE

By Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY – The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) at the University of Central Arkansas is proud to announce installation of a clinical doctoral degree program beginning fall of 2017. The UCA Board of Trustees and Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board have approved the program. The university is currently awaiting a … [Read more...]

UCA HISTORY GOES DIGITAL

By Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY – Starting on Tuesday, August 9, a visual history of the University of Central Arkansas will be accessible on Flickr from the UCA Archives. The UCA Archives, located on the first floor of Torreyson Library, strives to obtain and preserve historical documents that pertain to the state of Arkansas. Suggested by President … [Read more...]

SUMMER COMMENCEMENT

The University of Central Arkansas will hold Summer Commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, August 5 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University administration will confer 290 undergraduate and 254 graduate degrees. UCA President Tom Courtway will deliver a challenge to the graduates. Dr. Steven Runge, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, … [Read more...]

UCA names new director of Special Events

The University of Central Arkansas recently welcomed Pam Teague as the new director of Special Events for the President’s Office. In this role, Teague will provide UCA with the leadership and knowledge to execute the planning and implementation for UCA events and other campus functions. She started her new position June 28. Teague has begun executing several events and is preparing for the n … [Read more...]

Gov. Hutchinson opens 30th annual CDI

Elected officials, development professionals, and non-profit leaders convened at the University of Central Arkansas Monday to participate in the Community Development Institute (CDI) on the campus. This is the 30th annual CDI, which runs from August 1-5. To commemorate three decades of educating community leaders, Gov.Asa Hutchinson opened the session with special remarks. “I look out here an … [Read more...]