UCA receives $100,000 gift

The University of Central Arkansas Advancement Division announces a $100,000 gift commitment from Bell & Company to establish a scholarship for graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting. The Stephens Bell Endowed Scholarship will provide current support and create an endowment to benefit future students in years to come. The fund will be the first to specifically target … [Read more...]

BarCamp Conway

  MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS APRIL 8, 2014 BarCamp Conway  WHEN: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 WHERE: The College of Business on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas WHO: The College of Business and the Center for Community and Economic Development WHY: To continue building a technology community here in Central Arkansas DETAILS: The UCA … [Read more...]

33-time Grammy winners to be in concert April 22

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 3, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu  33-TIME GRAMMY WINNERS SET TO VISIT UCA By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas Public Appearances will host musicians Chick Corea and Béla Fleck at the Don … [Read more...]

International students perform volunteer work

UCA International Engagement recently had the opportunity to volunteer at City of Hope Outreach (CoHO), a local organization promoting community renewal in under resourced areas. Nearly 20 international students participated in CoHO’s bi-monthly King’s Club program. King’s Club is an initiative to help children meet positive role models. The international students spent the day playing soccer, voll … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees retreat

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View. The retreat is expected to conclude at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 3. … [Read more...]

“Brake for Bears” steps out another year

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department and the Student Government Association are promoting pedestrian safety through the “Brake for Bears” campaign scheduled for Wednesday, April 2. Pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists along traffic light crosswalks will receive educational flyers from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from UCAPD and volunteers. This marks the fourth year and eighth time the UC … [Read more...]

UCA men wear high heels to raise awareness

Male students, faculty and staff will sport women’s high heel shoes to raise awareness about sexual violence. UCA men, as well as female supporters, will be participating in a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:40 p.m. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. "The end of sexual assault and gender … [Read more...]

UCA and UofA to host Strong Towns Workshop

The University of Central Arkansas’ Center for Community and Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Arkansas’ Applied Sustainability Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business will host a workshop on ways to improve city budgets, strengthen local tax bases, and reduce the burden on taxpayers on April 3. Chuck Marohn, co-founder and president of Strong Towns, will con … [Read more...]

Permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department has partnered with the Arkansas Department of Health, the Arkansas National Guard Counterdrug Program, and the Arkansas law enforcement community to establish a permanent MedReturn drug collection program. Members of the UCA community looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre schedules April performances

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert Holden (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu March 21, 2014 UCA OPERA THEATRE TO PRESENT SCENES, PERFORMANCES By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theatre students will present two programs of opera … [Read more...]