INVESTITURE OF HOUSTON D. DAVIS

WHAT:           Investiture of Houston D. Davis as the 11th president of the university WHEN:           2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 WHERE:         Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall CEREMONY:  The ceremony will include an address by President Houston D. Davis and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Other program participants include presidents of the UCA Student Government Association, Facu … [Read more...]

UCA FOUNDATION HOSTS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Reception Thursday, Oct. 12 at the McCastlain Ballroom on the campus. The annual event allows scholarship recipients the opportunity to thank donors and share stories of how their generosity has affected their lives. “Our Scholarship Reception is a unique event that allows donors to be reminded of the continuous i … [Read more...]

UCA’S GOT TALENT MAKES SECOND APPEARANCE

The University of Central Arkansas Rotaract International Club will host its second annual UCA’s Got Talent Thursday, Nov. 9 at Ida Waldran Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Auditions for the show are Monday, Oct. 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Student Center 223. The talent show serves as a venue to highlight local talent and support the community. This year’s event will benefit Operation Christmas Chi … [Read more...]

CONCERT CHOIR, CHAMBER SINGERS SET HOMECOMING CONCERT WELCOMING NEW PRESIDENT

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Choir and Chamber Singers will present A Homecoming Concert welcoming new UCA President Houston Davis Thursday, Oct. 26. The performance, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, is free and open to the public. John Erwin, associate professor and director of c … [Read more...]

CLASSIC-ROCK FAVORITE ‘AMERICA’ HEADING TO UCA’S REYNOLDS

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The classic-rock favorite, America, with founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, will be in concert at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, Nov. 4. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. “’America’ is an iconic band whose timeless hits have been incorporated into po … [Read more...]

UCA RECEIVES FUNDING AWARD TO SUPPORT RESEARCH ON CANCER SURVIVORSHIP

The University of Central Arkansas has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) in the amount of $49,940. Dr. Lisa VanHoose, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, will serve as project lead. The funds will be used to build a partnership of individuals and groups who share a desire to advance patient-centered outcomes … [Read more...]

AUTHOR CARA BROOKINS TO VISIT UCA AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR C.D. WRIGHT CONFERENCE

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Cara Brookins, keynote speaker for the inaugural C.D. Wright Women’s Writers Conference and author of Rise: How a House Built a Family, will visit the University of Central Arkansas as part of the conference on Saturday, Nov. 4. An author from Little Rock, Brookins will give the keynote lecture at 12:15 p.m. in … [Read more...]

UCA ARCHIVES TO DISPLAY BLOCK/HENDERSON COLLECTION

The UCA Archives will display all the materials held in the Block/Henderson Collection from Oct. 16-27. This collection was created to preserve the many letters and cards of condolence, and banners of condolence that were sent to the UCA Community after the fatal shootings of two UCA students, Chavares Block, 19, and Ryan Henderson, 18, on Oct. 26, 2008. Visitors to the UCA Archives will be … [Read more...]

UCA BEAR BOOTS ON THE GROUND REACTIVATES

Bear Boots on the Ground, a disaster response initiative at the University of Central Arkansas, has been reactivated to work in flood and hurricane-stricken areas in Texas. A delegation of students, staff and faculty will travel to the Houston area from Oct. 18-22 to perform mud-out work. The group will work with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. “Bear Boots on the Ground was reactivated … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES CALLED MEETING WEDNESDAY

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11. The call will be placed in Wingo Hall, Room 210. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda. … [Read more...]