B.J. THOMAS TO OPEN SPRING SEASON AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ON JAN. 18

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — B.J. Thomas, the iconic pop and country singer, will celebrate nearly 50 years of music in a concert at the University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on Jan. 18. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m.“This performance will include all of his mega-hits that made him a star in the pop, gospel, and co … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES BAXLEY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP GIFT

The University of Central Arkansas has received a pledge of $102,000 to support student scholarships from the Baxley Foundation. The Baxley Foundation Scholarship Fund will provide two full-ride scholarships and cover tuition, books, fees, housing and a meal plan for three years for a total of $34,000 per year. Funds will be awarded to two rising sophomores from any major. The scholarships … [Read more...]

UCA AWARDED FRIENDS OF FULBRIGHT GRANT AND HOST ARGENTINE STUDENTS IN SPRING 2018

The University of Central Arkansas will welcome 15 Argentine undergraduate students to campus in January 2018. Students will visit UCA from Jan. 15 to March 3, 2018 through the Friends of Fulbright program, which is a U.S. Department of State-supported program and sponsored by the Fulbright Commission Argentina, the private sector, and Embassy of the U.S. in Argentina. The goal of this … [Read more...]

‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’ TO BENEFIT REYNOLDS’ MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A touring production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Dec. 19 to benefit the Main Stage Education Series for school children. Patrons will get into the Christmas spirit with the beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Christm … [Read more...]

COMMENCEMENT SET FOR DECEMBER 16

The University of Central Arkansas will hold commencement Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 in the Farris Center. Commencement for the College of Business, College of Education, College of Fine Arts and Communication is at 10 a.m. Commencement for the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is at 1:30 p.m. University officials … [Read more...]

STUDENT AWARDED $3,000 GRANT TO STUDY IN FINLAND

By Dillon Key University Relations and Creative Services Taylor Cannon, a junior at the University of Central Arkansas, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship award of $3,000. The Sherwood native will attend Centria University of Applied Sciences in western Finland, where he will continue his study in computer science. He is scheduled to complete his degree in December … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES JEWEL MOORE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS

The University of Central Arkansas hosted the first ever Jewel Moore Nature Reserve Photography contest. This contest focused on capturing all-natural photos in UCA’s Jewel Moore Nature Reserve, the natural areas behind UCA’s Lewis Science Center and at the Steel Creek field station along the Buffalo River. UCA student winners were: First place, Ashley Barto, undergraduate environmental … [Read more...]

GREAT LAKES AWARDS UCA EMERGENCY GRANT FUNDING

The University of Central Arkansas has awarded more than $51,000 in student grants during fall 2017. The funding came from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates to provide Dash Emergency Grants to students. The UCA Foundation, Inc. and the Division of Student Services received $210,000 in funding that can be used to award students with modest grants for transportation, … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES DECEMBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 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 board will also attend Bear Facts Day at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the Farris Center. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210 at 11 a.m. The Audit and Finance … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS POVERTY SIMULATION

WHAT:           Living on the Edge – Poverty Simulation  WHEN:           Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, 1:40-4:30 p.m. WHERE:         McCastlain Hall - Ballroom DETAILS: Civic leaders and other members of the community are invited to participate in the UCA Living on the Edge: A Poverty Simulation. This simulation is an experiential setting that allows participants to view poverty from different an … [Read more...]