Topping-Out ceremony for Conway Corp Center for Sciences

Dr. Stephen, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics chats with Pres. Tom Courway

The University of Central Arkansas enjoyed another landmark day as the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences was ‘topped-out’ in a special ceremony on the campus today. The university broke ground in May on the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences, a 50,000-square-foot addition to the Lewis Science Center. “This space is really important to the university. It’s the basis of so many things … [Read more...]

President Courtway kicks off Salon series

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway will host the first TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansasSalon introducing TEDx and sharing his passion for history and legacy of leadership. The salon will be held at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, September 29 in the College of Business auditorium. The salon will entail a prerecorded TED talk followed by discussion. The salon is the first in a series lead … [Read more...]

UCA’s community development efforts supported

The University of Central Arkansas’ Community Development Institute (CDI) received a $3,000 grant award from Central Arkansas Planning and Development District, with support from Ark. Rep. Fredrick J. Love. The $3,000 award will support rural community leaders in Arkansas. This funding will allow six community leaders to attend their final year at CDI and graduate from the program at CDI’s 30th … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces 2016 season

The University of Central Arkansas’ Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 2016 season will be announced at AST’s annual Fall Membership Party on Oct. 1. The big announcement will come at 6:30 p.m. at the Conway home of Mary Ruth Marotte, AST’s executive director, 4915 College Ave. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is the state’s only professional Shakespeare company and is proud to make its home on the U … [Read more...]

Traditional Chinese music show at Reynolds

The University of Central Arkansas will celebrate Confucius Institute Day Worldwide with a traditional Chinese music show in Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. The show is sponsored by UCA Confucius Institute and is free to the public. The traditional Chinese music orchestra from China’s Nanjing University will give the performance. The show features a variety of tr … [Read more...]

‘Day of Mindfulness’ at UCA on Oct. 1

The University of Central Arkansas will host the inaugural Day of Mindfulness on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. The theme for the event is “Stop. Breathe. Focus.” Sponsored by the Office of Student Success, Learning Communities, University College and Counseling Services, the Day of Mindfulness will highlight the programs and activities that can integrate mindfulness practices into daily life, in ord … [Read more...]

Technical assistance program announced today

Technical Assistance Program Announced

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston announced the establishment of the Technical Assistance Program for Arkansas Mayors today at the Arkansas State Capitol. Arkansas Rep. Fredrick Love, who helped to facilitate collaboration to establish the program, joined the two in making the … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre invites high school students to free workshops

PRESS RELEASE University of Central Arkansas September 23, 2015 Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659 or Melissa Kordsmeier, (501) 450-5092 or  UCA Theatre invites high school students to free workshops CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will host its second annual Staging Your Future at UCA Theatre for high school students on Saturday, No … [Read more...]

UCA professor launches monster fish novel

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659; Nancy Allen (501) 327-7482; September 22, 2015 UCA PROFESSOR LAUNCHES MONSTER FISH NOVEL By JJ McNiece UCA Department of Writing CONWAY — Mark Spitzer, associate professor of Creative Writing at the University of Central Arkansas, … [Read more...]

Topping-Out ceremony for Conway Corporation Center for Sciences

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Tom Courtway will host a Topping-Out Ceremony for the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences at 3:30 p.m. Friday, September 25. The ceremony will take place at the construction site near the intersection of Bruce Street and Western Avenue. The university broke ground on the 50,000-square-foot addition to the Lewis Science … [Read more...]