June alumni socials

CONWAY—Alumni from the University of Central Arkansas are invited to join university representatives at local Alumni Socials throughout Arkansas. UCA alumni are encouraged to come out for a cup of coffee, lunchtime dessert, or end-of-the-day refreshments as school representatives travel throughout the state to meet and visit with UCA alumni and friends. Some visits will include UCA President … [Read more...]

UCA to receive recycling bins

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CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will be receiving 25 recycling bins designed specifically for placement indoors across the campus as part of a national recycling bin grant made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation. In its 9th year, the Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program is providing nearly 4,500 recycling bins to colleges and universities, n … [Read more...]

Board unanimously approves all action items

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS MAY 30, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations, and marketing, at 501-852-2659 or christinam@uca.edu. Board unanimously approves all action items CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees unanimously approved 17 action agenda items at a board meeting this morning. Approved i … [Read more...]

DNP inaugural class introduced

CONWAY—Twelve students have been accepted to the University of Central Arkansas’ inaugural class for the Doctor of Nursing Practice. The twelve students will meet for a one-day orientation on the UCA campus on Monday, June 2 starting at 9 a.m. in the Doyne Health Science Center. The university was approved for the 36-hour practice-focused program in 2013. The program is offered as a pos … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS MAY 28, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations, and marketing, at christinam@uca.edu or 501-852-2659. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. UCA Board of Trustees May meeting CONWAY—The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. F … [Read more...]

UCA receives $800,000 grant from ANCRC

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Division of Advancement has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC) for renovation and restoration of McCastlain Hall on the campus. The grant will be used to restore many of the original features of McCastlain Hall, as well as update technology within the structure. Renovations in the East Commons … [Read more...]

UCA professor named AANP Fellow

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CONWAY—Nelda New, assistant professor, has been selected as a 2014 Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. New will be inducted at the organization’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., on June 19. Upon induction, New will become the sixth Arkansas nurse practitioner (NP) recognized as an AANP Fellow from a total of 416 nationally. Established by the American Academy of Nurse P … [Read more...]

UCA Public Appearances to celebrate 15th anniversary season

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 13, 2014 PRESS CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu Ashley Love, (501) 852-7889; alove@uca.edu   UCA PUBLIC APPEARANCES TO CELEBRATE 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON   CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances will celebrate its 15th season in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance … [Read more...]

Donald Fan joins UCA Confucius Institute Board

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CONWAY—Donald Fan joins the UCA Confucius Institute Board of Directors, an advisory council that works to assist in developing and advancing the Confucius Institute. As a member of the Board of Directors, Fan will serve on this advisory council regarding the development and advancement of the UCA Confucius Institute including the Teach Chinese in Arkansas program, which oversees the placement o … [Read more...]

Anhui Normal University delegation at UCA

CONWAY—A delegation from Anhui Normal University (ANU) in China visited the University of Central Arkansas on Tuesday, April 29 to meet with President Tom Courtway and sign Global Education Project and exchange student programs agreements. The Global Education Project (GEP) is a special program that gives students of select universities the opportunity to study for one semester or one academic y … [Read more...]