Family Day 2013

Family Day at the University of Central Arkansas is Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entire UCA community and family members are invited to attend this event. Activities for this year include an inflatable obstacle course, space ball, spin art, rock wall, carnival booth games, and pony rides. Participants will have to sign a waiver before participating in these events. Family … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend Meet and Greet events

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 9, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Carolyn Williams, special assistant to the dean for external funding and special projects, at carolynw@uca.edu or 501-450-3627. Michelle Wynn, administrative specialist I, at mwynn@uca.edu or 501-450-5443. PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS CAN ATTEND MEET AND GREET EVENTS CONWAY— Future and master level teachers in the Harrison and … [Read more...]

Two attorneys hired

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 8, 2013 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. TWO ATTORNEYS HIRED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas announced today that two new attorneys have been hired. … [Read more...]

Arkansas Supreme Court visits UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 7, 2013 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. Arkansas Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at UCA  CONWAY—The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on th … [Read more...]

Video contest launch

The University of Central Arkansas is launching a contest allowing current students to submit a video entry promoting the university in a positive way. The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is asking current students to submit a video, ranging from a minimum of 30 seconds to a maximum of one minute, which promotes UCA in a positive way. A panel of faculty, staff, and students will judge the … [Read more...]

Cause of student death identified

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 4, 2013 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. Arch Jones, director of organizational and community services, at ajones@uca.edu or (501) 450-3111. CAUSE OF STUDENT … [Read more...]

Name the Bear winner announced

University of Central Arkansas freshman Nakita Higgins was selected as the Name the Bear contest winner. A selection committee of faculty, staff and students chose Higgins’s submission as the name for the life-sized black bear outside Wingo Hall: Valor. Higgins was awarded a $200 gift card for his winning entry. In his submission, Higgins explains why he thought Valor would be a fitting name … [Read more...]

Campus memorializes student

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 2013 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. CAMPUS MEMORIALIZES STUDENT WITH UPCOMING EVENTS CONWAY—A candlelight vigil and pancake supper fundraiser will be h … [Read more...]

Diversity Conference

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 2013 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.  Diversity Conference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosts a two-day conference in partnership with the Ar … [Read more...]

Statement regarding Hughes Hall student

STATEMENT FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS PRESIDENT TOM COURTWAY, RONNIE WILLIAMS, VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT SERVICES AND THE UCA POLICE DEPARTMENT (updated 2:28 p.m.) The University of Central Arkansas has released the name of the deceased student found today. Jaykwantay Girley, 18, a full-time freshman student, was a resident at Hughes Residential Hall. Girley enrolled in Fall … [Read more...]