20TH ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION TO BE HELD AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas and city of Conway will host the 20th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. on the lawn outside McAlister Hall on the campus of UCA. The formal ceremony begins at 1:40 p.m. The rain location is McCastlain Ballroom. The theme for this year’s celebration is “100 Years of Women in the Military.” Brig. Gen. Patricia Anslow and Arkansas Su … [Read more...]

UCA DEBATE AND FORENSICS CONTINUES SUCCESSFUL SEASON

UCA Debate and Forensics continued its season by earning a second-place overall finish at the Red River Swing, held at Louisiana State University in Shreveport on October 27-29, 2017. The team participated against students from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. The team was represented by 15 UCA students: seniors Russell Holley, Hayden McCormick, Leia Smith, and … [Read more...]

AUTHOR AND WRITER TAYARI JONES TO SPEAK AT C.D. WRIGHT CONFERENCE

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY--Tayari Jones will visit the University of Central Arkansas Friday, Nov. 3 as a speaker for the C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference. Her keynote reading at 6 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium is free and open to the public. All other conference events require registration. She will also be an … [Read more...]

ANNUAL SENIOR SHOW BRINGS INSPIRATION TO UCA STUDENTS

New artwork to be installed at UCA’s Baum Gallery The Baum Gallery will host its Fall BA/BFA Senior Exhibit from Friday, Nov. 3 to Thursday, Dec. 7 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4-7 p.m. and a weekend reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m., at the Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall at the University o … [Read more...]

UCA WELCOMES DR. HOUSTON D. DAVIS AS 11TH PRESIDENT

The University of Central Arkansas hosted the investiture of Dr. Houston D. Davis as the 11th president Thursday, Oct. 26. “This is a great day of celebration. The UCA Board of Trustees is thrilled to have Dr. Houston Davis as our leader and looks forward to what the future holds,” said Elizabeth Farris, chair of the Board of Trustees. “Our campus is proud to have the privilege of hosting this i … [Read more...]

HOT SPRING COUNTY TRAINING EVENT

Hot Spring County and partners will host a community and economic development training event and community stakeholder meeting entitled Hot Spring County Conversations: A Convening of Citizens and Leaders on Wednesday, November 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Great Room at the College of the Ouachitas in Malvern. Jon Chadwell of the Newport Economic Development Commission and Russell … [Read more...]

INVESTITURE OF HOUSTON D. DAVIS

WHAT:           Investiture of Houston D. Davis as the 11th president of the university WHEN:           2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 WHERE:         Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall CEREMONY:  The ceremony will include an address by President Houston D. Davis and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Other program participants include presidents of the UCA Student Government Association, Facu … [Read more...]

UCA FOUNDATION HOSTS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Reception Thursday, Oct. 12 at the McCastlain Ballroom on the campus. The annual event allows scholarship recipients the opportunity to thank donors and share stories of how their generosity has affected their lives. “Our Scholarship Reception is a unique event that allows donors to be reminded of the continuous i … [Read more...]

CONCERT CHOIR, CHAMBER SINGERS SET HOMECOMING CONCERT WELCOMING NEW PRESIDENT

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Choir and Chamber Singers will present A Homecoming Concert welcoming new UCA President Houston Davis Thursday, Oct. 26. The performance, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, is free and open to the public. John Erwin, associate professor and director of c … [Read more...]

CLASSIC-ROCK FAVORITE ‘AMERICA’ HEADING TO UCA’S REYNOLDS

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The classic-rock favorite, America, with founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, will be in concert at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Saturday, Nov. 4. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. “’America’ is an iconic band whose timeless hits have been incorporated into po … [Read more...]