Accounting students win top honors at regional conference

Front row (l to r): Brittany Ammons, Denise Nim, Jessica Lasater, and Abby Perdue. Back row (l to r): Camdon Myers, Tyler Rogers, Tyler Stage, Melissa McDowell, Kevin Wan, Parker Somerfield, Rachel Street, and Dr. Stephanie Watson. Not pictured are Alex Hoyle and Jered Bryan.

Thirteen students recently attended the 2015 Beta Alpha Psi Southwest Regional Conference in Dallas, Texas. The regional conference includes a Best Practices competition in three areas. The students won first place in the Best Practices in Effective Operations and third place in the Best Practices in Financial Literacy categories. Junior accounting majors Jered Bryan (Maumelle native), Alex … [Read more...]

2015 Safe Spring Break activities

Faculty and staff at the University of Central Arkansas have planned a week of safety-related activities to prepare students for their time away from the university during Spring Break. The week of activities, Safe Spring Break 2015, will take place prior to students leaving campus from Monday, March 16 to Thursday, March 19. The events consist of several activities designed to provide … [Read more...]

An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Gideon Frieder

Holocaust survivor Gideon Frieder will share his heroic story of survival at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9 in the Farris Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Sponsored by the UCA Department of Philosophy and Religion, UCA Department of History, UCA College of Liberal Arts, UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication, UCA Schedler Honors College, Jewish Federation of Arkansas, University … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble to perform March 11 at Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu March 6, 2015   UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM AT REYNOLDS   By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — The University of Central … [Read more...]

Goodman selected for inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

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Dr. Hunter Phillips Goodman, executive director of development at the University of Central Arkansas, has been selected to be a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars, a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the U.S. presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush. These presidential … [Read more...]

Opera Theater to present The Marriage of Figaro

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Dr. Robert Holden, (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu March 2, 2015   UCA OPERA THEATER TO PRESENT MOZART’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO By Samantha Hudon College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office   CONWAY — The Uni … [Read more...]

State champion debate team to host tournament

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu Anthony L. McMullen, (501) 852-0695; AMcmullen@uca.edu  STATE CHAMPION UCA DEBATE TEAM TO HOST TOURNAMENT MARCH 13-15 By Samantha Hudon and Carley Conrad College of Fine Art and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Ce … [Read more...]

The Rep’s Robert Hupp to lecture, direct at UCA

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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 Melissa Kordsmeier, (501) 450-5092; mkordsmeier@uca.edu March 2, 2015 THE REP’S ROBERT HUPP TO LECTURE, DIRECT AT UCA By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Robert Hupp, producing artistic dir … [Read more...]

UCA welcomes new board member

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Joe Whisenhunt, of Conway, was officially sworn in today as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Central Arkansas. Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood administered the oath. Whisenhunt, a 1984 graduate of Hendrix College, is a commercial real estate developer. Whisenhunt and his wife, Connie, who has a master’s degree in physical therapy from UCA, have called Conway home for the … [Read more...]

Percussion Festival at UCA on March 7

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Blake Tyson, (501) 450-5263;  btyson@uca.edu February 25, 2015 PERCUSSIONISTS HEADED FOR UCA ON MARCH 7 By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Percussionists from around Arkansas will be on the University of Central Arkansas campus Saturday, Ma … [Read more...]