Gunter film wins 2013 Best Arkansas Short

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Mike Gunter, (501) 450-5614; mgunter@uca.edu UCA FACULTY FILM WINS 2013 BEST ARKANSAS SHORT By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office “Chutes and Gates”, a film created by the University of Central Arkansas’s Mike Gunter, recently received the … [Read more...]

UCA film opens Miami Film Festival

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION January 27, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Bruce Hutchinson, (501) 450-3419; bruceh@uca.edu FIRST 3-D NARRATIVE FILM SHOT IN ARKANSAS OPENS MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The first stereographic (3D) narrative film to be shot in Arkansas opened the … [Read more...]

Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying

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PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS JANUARY 17, 2014 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying Three University of Central Arkansas professors have been awarded a … [Read more...]

Prayer Breakfast Friday

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Prayer Breakfast Celebrates King Legacy  The Office of Diversity and Community will host their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in the Student Center Ballroom. The speaker is Victor Green, 2013 chair of the UCA Board of Trustees and claims manager of Pilot Catastrophe Services. This … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend meet and greet events

Future master level teachers can learn more about the Partnership for Transition to Teaching grant opportunity during several upcoming informational meetings. The Partnership for Transition to Teaching is a $2.3 million federal grant awarded to the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 which provides up to $5,000 in tuition payments for qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to open spring season Thursday

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2014 Contact: Barclay McConnell Director, Baum Gallery of Fine Art at UCA 501.450.5793 | barclaym@uca.edu www.uca.edu/art/baum     Diverse New Exhibitions to open Jan. 16 at UCA’s Baum Gallery Conway, AR - The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas opens its spring season Thursday, Jan. 16, with four new exh … [Read more...]

Rasnick named university registrar

Rebekah Rasnick

The University of Central Arkansas has named Becky Rasnick as university registrar. Rasnick has served as interim university registrar since January 2013 and as associate registrar from November 2011 to November 2012. In addition, Rasnick has held the position of director of athletic academic advising since July 2005. “UCA is fortunate to have a person of Becky's caliber serving as our r … [Read more...]

UCA Unveils New Mobile Application

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The University of Central Arkansas has introduced a new mobile application to keep students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends connected to the university. Features of the new app include campus news, directions around campus using GPS, a faculty and staff directory and the latest information and scores from UCA Athletics. Students now have access to schedules, grades and shuttle routes, … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees teleconference

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 19, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.   Board Teleconference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a teleconference meet … [Read more...]

Holiday campus closure

The University of Central Arkansas campus will close for holiday break at 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013.  The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2014. Classes begin on Thursday, January 9, 2014. … [Read more...]