National History Day at UCA

On Saturday, April 19, approximately 400 Arkansas middle level and secondary students participated in the National History Day state contest at the University of Central Arkansas. The students who placed first or second in their respective category competitions will advance to the national contest at the University of Maryland scheduled for June 15-19. All of the students competing on Saturday had … [Read more...]

May commencement

The University of Central Arkansas will hold its Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 3 in the Farris Health and Physical Wellness Center on the campus. University officials will confer 927 undergraduate degrees and 199 graduate degrees during three ceremonies. The commencement schedule is as follows: 10 a.m.                       College of Education             … [Read more...]

Response to Sunday night storms

On Sunday, April 27, 2014, the State of Arkansas experienced great devastation in the wake of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. The University of Central Arkansas sits at the heart of Faulkner County, and students, faculty, and staff here feel the pain and grief of those most impacted by these ravaging storms. In response to these events, the entire UCA community is coming together to assist. … [Read more...]

UCA appoints four academic deans

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The University of Central Arkansas announced today the appointment of academic deans for the College of Business, College of Fine Arts and Communication, Graduate School and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Dr. Michael Hargis has been appointed dean of the College of Business. Terry Wright has been appointed the dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Dr. Stephanie … [Read more...]

Board approves Bruce Street land purchase

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS APRIL 25, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations, and marketing, at 501-852-2659 or christinam@uca.edu. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Board approves land purchase CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees a … [Read more...]

Greek Village groundbreaking

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS APRIL 24, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations, and marketing, at 501-852-2659 or christinam@uca.edu. Lindsey Osborne, director of sorority life, at 501-450-3137 or losborne@uca.edu. UCA Greek Village groundbreaking  What:  University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway, Board of T … [Read more...]

CFAC receives NEA grant for Little Rock Nine opera project

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 23, 2014 Contact: Dr. Gayle Seymour, (501) 450-3295, gayles@uca.edu UCA COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION RECEIVES NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS GRANT Grant to support opera The Little Rock Nine CONWAY — The National Endowment for the Arts announced recently that the University of C … [Read more...]

Student journalists earn 72 awards at state media conference

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens, (501) 450-5605; donnals@uca.edu April 23, 2014 UCA STUDENT MEDIA EARN 72 AWARDS AT ACMA CONFERENCE By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office University of Central Arkansas student journalists took home 72 prizes recently at the … [Read more...]

UCA Board to meet Friday

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS APRIL 22, 2014 CONTACT: Christina Madsen, associate vice president for communications, public relations, and marketing, at 501-852-2659 or christinam@uca.edu. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at 501-450-5114 or fsharkey@uca.edu. UCA Board to meet Friday for workshop CONWAY—The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. F … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform April 24

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 17, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham (501) 450-5756; scookcunningham@uca.edu UNIVERSITY CHORUS CONCERT TO MIX SACRED, SECULAR By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’ University Chorus will present a mixture of … [Read more...]