UCA SHOWCASES RENOVATIONS TO HISTORIC MIRROR ROOM

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a grand re-opening for the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall Friday. The university received a $250,000 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council to renovate the space. As part of the renovation, the Mirror Room now has a landing area at the east entrance to the room. From the landing, stairs featuring new railings with arched … [Read more...]

UCA BEAR BLAST AUG. 25

WHAT:           Bear Blast-Donaghey Block Party 2017  WHEN:           5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2017  WHERE:         Donaghey Avenue-In front of The Shoppes at Donaghey  DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas will host its inaugural Bear Blast-Donaghey Block Party 2017 for students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families, as well as the Conway and surrounding communities. The e … [Read more...]

UCA BAUM GALLERY TO HOST NEW FALL EXHIBITIONS

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will host two exhibitions from Sept.1 to Oct. 19, 2017. An opening and reception for both shows is 4–7 p.m Thursday, Aug. 31. All events are free and open to the public. The shows are Vertebrates: An Installation by Ben Butler and Equivocal Exposures: Alternative Photographic Processes.  Vertebrates is a large-scale, site-specific ins … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO MEET AUG. 18

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18 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 after the meeting in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The board will also attend the grand re-opening of the M … [Read more...]

STATE’S FIRST INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, the Arkansas Coding Academy, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor announced the state’s first Information Technology Based Registered Apprenticeship Program at UCA. The partnership allows students to enroll in a paid 12-week training at the Arkansas Coding Academy and then r … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS INSURANCE HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2017 INDUCTEES

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame at the University of Central Arkansas has announced the 2017 class of inductees. Eight new inductees will be honored at the 2017 Induction Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at the Farris Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Dinner is at 7 p.m. with the ceremony immediately following. Table sponsorships and various levels of … [Read more...]

UCA, COMMUNITY BUILDS STRONGER PARTNERSHIP WITH JUVENILE COURT

The Faulkner County Juvenile Drug Court (FCJDC) announced expanded partnerships with the University of Central Arkansas and other community partners. The announcement was made Thursday on the UCA campus. “Adolescents with substance disorders frequently have mental health disorders, traumatic histories, and other risk factors that present unique challenges for the court. As such, it is i … [Read more...]

UCA, THE SHOPPES AT DONAGHEY HOST CAR MEET SATURDAY, AUG. 12

WHAT:           Car Meet for vintage, hot rods, sports and all kinds of car owners  WHEN:           5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017  WHERE:         Parking lot of The Shoppes at Donaghey DETAILS: The Conway and surrounding community can view vintage, hot rod, sports, classic and all kinds of cars at the Car Meet starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 in the parking lot of The Shoppes at Do … [Read more...]

UCA TO ANNOUNCE NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, Arkansas Coding Academy, Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor will announce the state’s first Information Technology Apprenticeship Program at 2 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 at UCA Downtown. UCA Outreach and Community Engagement will also recognize Metova as the first recipient of … [Read more...]

UCA ATHLETICS RECEIVES $1 MILLION PLANNED GIFT

A long-time supporter of the University of Central Arkansas has generously pledged $1 million to UCA Athletics through a planned gift. The $1 million gift will support two important initiatives: a scholarship for women’s athletics and an endowment fund for maintenance of the UCA Strength and Conditioning Center. UCA Director of Athletics Brad Teague said, “On behalf of the division, we are ve … [Read more...]