MAURICIO SILERIO ART EXHIBITION AT UCA DOWNTOWN

By Taylor Trevizo In collaboration with the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock, the University of Central Arkansas’ Department of Art and the International Engagement Office will host an art reception Friday, Oct. 19 from 5-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown in Conway. Mauricio Silerio’s art exhibit, “Los Demonios de mi Tierra (Demons of this Land),” will be on display. The exhibition will feature a series … [Read more...]

DAVIS FAMILY LECTURE SERIES BRINGS JOHNNY ALLISON TO CAMPUS

Home BancShares Chairman Johnny Allison is the keynote speaker for the Davis Family Lecture Series on Oct. 30 at the UCA College of Business. His talk will begin at 1:40 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Allison has more than three decades experience in the banking industry. He co-founded Home BancShares, Inc., the parent company of … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES OCTOBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 in Wingo Hall, room 210. … [Read more...]

UCA KICKS OFF NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK

The University of Central Arkansas is joining colleges and universities across the nation in participating in the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week on October 22-26 as a way to educate students on the harmful effects of alcohol and the consequences that can occur. The campaign, developed by Choose Responsibility, aims to bring attention to the serious public health issues posed by … [Read more...]

UCA DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC TO HOST TUBA, EUPHONIUM EVENTS

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three OCTUBA-themed concerts to celebrate the tuba and euphonium — Octubafest, Tubawee and Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest — later this month. All three concerts are free and open to the public. The UCA Octubafest will be in UCA’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital H … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNICATION WEEK TO BE HELD OCT. 22-26

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas School of Communication will host Communication Week, a series of events that celebrates and promotes awareness of the important role communication plays in the professional and personal lives of every individual, Oct. 22-26. The theme this year is "Communication Unites!" All events, … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS CHALLENGE WEEK

Honors College focuses on Global Supply Chain The University of Central Arkansas Norbert O. Schedler Honors College will host Challenge Week from Oct. 19-27. The theme is “Breaking the Chains: A Critical Examination of the Global Supply Chain.”  Challenge Week is an annual event hosted by UCA’s Honors College that brings a wide range of regional, national and international thinkers to campus … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES AUGUST 2018 GRADUATES

The University of Central Arkansas held commencement Friday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Farris Center on campus. The university conferred 274 undergraduate degrees and 243 graduate degrees. The August 2018 graduates are listed below: … [Read more...]

STEWARDS OF CHILDREN TAKE ACTION AGAINST CHILD ABUSE

By Taylor Trevizo Division of Outreach and Community Engagement The Children’s Advocacy Alliance will lead a child abuse prevention training on Monday, Oct. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus. The Stewards of Children training program is designed to be a resource to resolve sexual abuse against children. The workshop will include a DVD presentation w … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT ‘TIS PITY’

By Natalie Pierce College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present “Tis Pity” by John Ford in late October and early November in the Bridges/Larson Theater in Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2, as well as a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 27. Chris Fritzges, director of the play and an asso … [Read more...]