GATTO NAMED 2018 NURSE EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Susan Gatto, director of the University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing, was named as the 2018 Nurse Educator of the Year. As part of the recognition, Gatto was featured on the front page of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing’s April/May 2018 magazine. To learn more about Gatto’s honor, visit the publication at ASBN Update The award was presented by Publishing Concepts, Inc., the com … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES SPRING 2018 SCHOLARS

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester. Presidential Scholar and Dean’s List honors are based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar. Recognition on the D … [Read more...]

PSI CHI SELECTED AS MODEL CHAPTER FOR 11 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

The University of Central Arkansas chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, has been designated as a Psi Chi Model Chapter for 2017-18. The UCA Psi Chi Chapter was one of 41 chapters selected from a worldwide pool of more than 1,200 chapters to achieve the Model Chapter status this year and one of two chapters to achieve the status in the Southwestern region. The … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SUCCESS

The University of Central Arkansas has named Nadia Eslinger the assistant director of Student Success. UCA’s Office of Student Success helps students with study habits and time management, and provides resources like tutoring and peer coaches in order to help students reach their academic goals. As assistant director, Eslinger will support students in their academic journeys through working o … [Read more...]

UCA, UACCM CREATE ‘BEAR PARTNERS’ INITIATIVE

WHAT:           Ceremony to sign Memorandum of Understanding WHO:             UCA President Houston Davis and                         UACCM Chancellor Larry Davis WHEN:           2 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018 WHERE:         Student Union, UACCM campus DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas and University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton have collaborated to create the … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES ARKANSAS SPEAKER GILLAM

University of Central Arkansas President Houston Davis announced Wednesday the appointment of Arkansas House of Representatives Speaker Jeremy Gillam as UCA’s director of governmental affairs and external relations. The position is effective June 16. Gillam, who is completing his second term as speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, will officially resign his speaker’s role and House … [Read more...]

FACULTY AND STUDENTS PRODUCE COUNTRY MUSIC VIDEO FOR DON DERBY

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Film, Theatre and Creative Writing faculty and students have produced a music video for Don Derby.  Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Filmmaking Stephen Stanley led the production team. Stanley, an award-winning filmmaker in his own right along with Director of Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Jen Gerber and UCA Lecturer and Director of Ph … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO PRESENT MY FAIR LADY JUNE 15-JULY 7

            In its 12th summer season, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady, opening in the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on June 15 and running through July 7. AST’s Producing Artistic Director Rebekah Scallet will direct the multiple Tony Award-winning musical that premiered in 195 … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS SUMMER STRINGS CAMP

The University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music’s 10th annual Summer Strings Camp is set for July 15-21 on the campus. The camp is primarily for students in grades 6-12 who have completed at least one year of private lessons or one year of orchestra prior to attending camp. Daytime activities include rehearsals and special activities including masterclasses, a webinar with young … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT

The University of Central Arkansas has named Dr. Phillip Bailey as the new associate vice president for International Engagement. In his role, Bailey will lead, manage and develop international programs, along with recruiting international students and developing partnerships with universities across the globe. Bailey most recently completed a year as UCA’s interim associate vice president for I … [Read more...]