Board has special meeting Friday

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a special meeting and attend two groundbreaking ceremonies starting at 11 a.m. Friday, May 1. The meeting will be held at the Lewis Science Center groundbreaking site. - 30 - … [Read more...]

May commencement

The University of Central Arkansas will hold Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 2 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University officials will confer 864 undergraduate degrees and 228 graduate degrees during three ceremonies. The commencement schedule is as follows: 10:00 a.m. College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural … [Read more...]

UCA hosts two groundbreaking ceremonies

Lewis Science Center Rendering

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Tom Courtway will host groundbreaking ceremonies for the Lewis Science Center Expansion and Donaghey Hall at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., respectively, on Friday, May 1. The Lewis Science Center Expansion groundbreaking will be held at the intersection of Bruce Street and Augusta Avenue. The Donaghey Hall groundbreaking will … [Read more...]

Honors grad dives into the “Shark Tank”

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A 2005 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” at 7 p.m. tonight, April 24. Brittany (Jones) Hodak and her business partner, Kim Kaupe, will pitch their company, ZinePak, on the show. “For months, my business partner and I couldn't tell anyone we even filmed an episode, because there was no guarantee it would air,” Hodak said. “Now, even though we know i … [Read more...]

Professor debuting new gar book, sets signing at Hastings

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Ashley Orsak (501) 329-1108 April 22, 2015 PROFESSOR AT UCA DEBUTING NEW GAR BOOK, SETS SIGNING AT HASTINGS UCA Department of Writing CONWAY ― Fish-writer and University of Central Arkansas writing professor Mark Spitzer is driving around Ar … [Read more...]

Writer/Director Rebecca Thomas coming to UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu April 20, 2015 WRITER/DIRECTOR REBECCA THOMAS COMING TO UCA APRIL 23 By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —The University of Central A … [Read more...]

COE 2015 Pinning Ceremony

The University of Central Arkansas’ College of Education will hold its ninth annual Pinning Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 1 in Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The ceremony will recognize and honor 2015 undergraduate and graduate level teacher education graduates. College of Education faculty and students will also be recognized. The Pinning Ceremony is a time-honored tradition m … [Read more...]

Black Alumni Weekend

The Black Alumni Chapter at the University of Central Arkansas creates a new tradition with the first "Black Alumni Weekend" April 17-19, 2015. While the weekend is set to be a fun-filled celebration, the major focus is scholarship fund-raising. “We are going to have a great time, but we also want to pay it forward with our scholarship affair and raise some money to give back to students and su … [Read more...]

Platanos y Collard Greens comes to UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Student Government Association and the UCA Latino Student Association will present “Platanos Y Collard Greens” at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Ida Waldran Auditorium. The off-Broadway theatrical troupe from New York will perform this live show. Admission is free and open to the public. Seats for this production are limited. “Platanos Y Colla … [Read more...]

Cellist Roman Borys to be in Residence

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Stephen Feldman, (501) 450-5754; sfeldman@uca.edu April 15, 2015  CELLIST ROMAN BORYS TO BE IN RESIDENCE By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY  — Roman Borys, Canadian cellist and fou … [Read more...]