Spring Semester Begins with Extended Hours

Several campus offices will temporarily remain open until 6 p.m. to accommodate student needs. Offices with extended hours are the Academic Advising Center, Student Accounts, Office of Student Financial Aid, Admissions, Office of International Engagement, and the Office of the Registrar. These offices will remain open until 6 p.m. on the following dates: Monday, January 7, 2013 Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Holiday Campus Closure

The University of Central Arkansas campus will close for  holiday break at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012.  The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Classes begin on Thursday, January 10, and residence halls reopen on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. … [Read more...]

Matthew Huff Concert Information

Country music recording artist Matthew Huff, a 2003 University of Central Arkansas graduate, will return to his alma mater prior to the Bear' basketball game against Tennessee-Martin on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The show will be free with admission to the game. Order tickets online. Huff, who was the 2011 Nashville’s New Country Star winner and George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame & Foundation Hoe … [Read more...]

Dr. Scott Named President of NCHC

Dr. Rick Scott, Dean of the Honors College, became President the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) at its national conference in Boston.  An elected position, executive service to the national honors organization entails a four-year commitment from vice-president through immediate past president.  Dean Scott chaired the NCHC annual conference that was held in Boston as part of his duties a … [Read more...]

Students Rank UCA Positive According to NSSE

Students at the University of Central Arkansas have an overall positive outlook of the university, according to the recently release survey through the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). According to NSSE, 570 UCA students were asked about academic challenges, active learning experiences, student-faculty interactions and supportive campus environment. Questions covering these topics … [Read more...]

A Celtic Christmas set for Reynolds Performance Hall

Celtic Crossroads, a globetrotting traditional Irish group, will perform “A Celtic Christmas” at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. The band gained its name from a period in Ireland when adjacent communities met at the crossroads between towns to mingle. This was before pubs became popular. Celtic Crossroads has been praised as … [Read more...]

Vanderslice Wins Professor of the Year

The University of Central Arkansas is proud to announce Stephanie Vanderslice as the 2012 Arkansas Professor of the Year. The award honors the most outstanding undergraduate professors in the country and is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. As winner of the state award, Dr. Vanderslice was able to … [Read more...]

UCA to Host 47th Annual AMUN Conference

The 47th Annual Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference will be held on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas on Friday, November 16, 2012 and Saturday, November 17, 2012. The AMUN conference, created by the late Professor Sims McClintock as an educational simulation of the UN General Assembly and other UN bodies, was first held at the then Arkansas State Teachers College (ASTC) … [Read more...]

Baker Named to UCA Executive Staff

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway announced today that Gilbert Baker will be joining the UCA executive staff effective January 15, 2013. Baker’s title will be Executive Assistant to the President and his salary will be $132,000 per year. Baker’s duties will include work on special projects; university development and communications; community outreach throughout Arkansas; gov … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Veterans

The University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway are hosting the 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 9, 2012. The free event will be held at the UCA Practice Field next to Estes Stadium at 11 am. Major General William D. Wofford, Adjutant General of Arkansas National Guard, the guest speaker for the event, understands firsthand what it takes to be a veteran. “It is … [Read more...]