15 UCA Students Headed to Washington D.C. for Inauguration

CONWAY—Fifteen students from the University of Central Arkansas will travel to Washington D.C. for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration. The 15 UCA students will be among about 330 people traveling from Arkansas to Washington D.C. with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. UCA is sponsoring the students’ trip. Two graduate assistants will travel with the students. “A trip to Washington, D.C., … [Read more...]

January JumpStart Welcomes Students

Posters, welcome tables, friendly faces, hot chocolate, and cookies welcome students back to campus as part of January JumpStart. January JumpStart is part of the spring semester Welcome Students Initiative sponsored by the Division of Enrollment Management. Faculty and staff will volunteer between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, January 10 and 11, at the Student Center, Torreyson … [Read more...]

CAAH! Cosponsors 2013 Seed Swaps throughout Arkansas

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas’s Conserving Arkansas’s Agricultural Heritage (CAAH!) project will co-sponsor 14 Seed Swaps across Arkansas this spring.   Also cosponsored by churches, farmer groups, libraries, a state park, and the Southern Seed Legacy, the communities of Yellville, Mountain View, Little Rock, Ashdown, Russellville, Harrison, Fayetteville, Hot Springs, Walnut Ridge, S … [Read more...]

Prayer Breakfast Celebrates King Legacy

The Office of Multicultural Student Services will host their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in the Student Center Ballroom 205. The keynote speaker will be Mrs. Thelma Moton, founder and executive director of Choosing to Excel. This year’s theme is “Evolution of the Dream” m … [Read more...]

ROTC Instructor Honored as Solider Hero

Fort Knox, Ky. – One of the University of Central Arkansas’ Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) instructors will be honored as a Soldier Hero while attending the 13th annual Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Master Sgt. Joel D. Fehl, who is the Military Science (MS) III instructor at UCA, is one of 25 “soldier heroes” who will take part in a mul … [Read more...]

Spring Semester Begins with Extended Hours

Several campus offices will temporarily remain open until 6 p.m. to accommodate student needs. Offices with extended hours are the Academic Advising Center, Student Accounts, Office of Student Financial Aid, Admissions, Office of International Engagement, and the Office of the Registrar. These offices will remain open until 6 p.m. on the following dates: Monday, January 7, 2013 Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Holiday Campus Closure

The University of Central Arkansas campus will close for  holiday break at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012.  The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Classes begin on Thursday, January 10, and residence halls reopen on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. … [Read more...]

Matthew Huff Concert Information

Country music recording artist Matthew Huff, a 2003 University of Central Arkansas graduate, will return to his alma mater prior to the Bear' basketball game against Tennessee-Martin on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The show will be free with admission to the game. Order tickets online. Huff, who was the 2011 Nashville’s New Country Star winner and George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame & Foundation Hoe … [Read more...]

Dr. Scott Named President of NCHC

Dr. Rick Scott, Dean of the Honors College, became President the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) at its national conference in Boston.  An elected position, executive service to the national honors organization entails a four-year commitment from vice-president through immediate past president.  Dean Scott chaired the NCHC annual conference that was held in Boston as part of his duties a … [Read more...]

Students Rank UCA Positive According to NSSE

Students at the University of Central Arkansas have an overall positive outlook of the university, according to the recently release survey through the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). According to NSSE, 570 UCA students were asked about academic challenges, active learning experiences, student-faculty interactions and supportive campus environment. Questions covering these topics … [Read more...]