UCA HOSTS GRAND OPENING FOR NABHOLZ CENTER

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a grand opening for the Nabholz Center for Healthcare Simulation and unveiled a donor wall in the Doyne Health Sciences Building during a Friday ceremony. The donor wall on the first floor of the Doyne Health Sciences Building features the names of individuals and organizations that have contributed to the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences with … [Read more...]

UCA FACULTY TO RECEIVE SUPPORT WITH $300,000 GIFT

The University of Central Arkansas received a $300,000 gift from Acxiom founder and former CEO, Charles D. Morgan. “UCA has made major contributions to the business community through their graduates, and I wanted to show my appreciation and help ensure that this contribution continues,” said Morgan. The Charles D. Morgan Endowed Chair of Computer Science Fund will be used to support and rec … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES DECEMBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 9 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 will have lunch at the President’s Home after the meeting. The Board of Trustees will attend a Community Reception for … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS COOKIES WITH SANTA

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host Cookies with Santa before the Conway Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street. This is an event the entire family will enjoy. This event is free and open to the public. Julie’s Sweet Shoppe and Bakery will provide cookies and icing for cookie decorating f … [Read more...]

UCA RECEIVES $300,000 TO SUPPORT SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

The University of Central Arkansas received a gift of $300,000 from Southwestern Energy Company to support undergraduate and graduate student research. The announcement was made Monday at the newly constructed Conway Corporation for Sciences on the UCA campus. “I am deeply honored to be here to announce the creation of the Southwestern Energy Endowed Fund for Student Research as a fund w … [Read more...]

UCA TO RECEIVE GIFT FROM CHARLES D. MORGAN

The University of Central Arkansas will hold a press conference to announce a significant gift from Charles D. Morgan, former CEO of Acxiom. The event is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Blue Sail Coffee in Donaghey Hall, at the intersection of Bruce Street and Donaghey Avenue. … [Read more...]

ISHEE RECEIVES AWARD FROM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

By: Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services CONWAY-- Dr. Jimmy Ishee, dean of the University of Central Arkansas College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, was selected as the 2017 Distinguished Administrator of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE). Ishee’s award ceremony will take place Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 in Orlando during the 2017 NAKHE C … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS TRAINING SERIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development is partnering with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) to provide a training series that will focus primarily on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) training and certification. The first training will be held December 8 and 9 in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus. Amy … [Read more...]

UCA TO ANNOUNCE MAJOR GIFT

The University of Central Arkansas will host a press conference announcing a major gift on Monday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences on the campus. … [Read more...]

PROFESSOR JOINS NCA BOARD

A University of Central Arkansas professor has been elected to serve on the National Communication Association's (NCA) Educational Policies Board. Nelle Bedner, professor of communication in the School of Communication, will begin her appointment Jan. 1, 2017. The board, which is part of the association’s executive leadership team, supports and promotes disciplinary pedagogy through f … [Read more...]