Fall 2013 Schedler Honors Scholars selected

The Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas has selected 75 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Schedler Honors Scholars. The students were selected from a pool of over 200 applicants, of which 120 were selected for intensive full-day interviews on the UCA campus. Schedler Honors Scholars receive UCA’s most prestigious scholarship package, reside in a l … [Read more...]

Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List Announced

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean's List and the Presidential Scholars List for the spring 2013 semester. Recognition on the Dean's List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to receive the recognition of Presidential … [Read more...]

Small City Summit at UCA

The fourth annual Small City Economic Leadership Empowerment Summit will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the University of Central Arkansas. The event is hosted by Houseaboutit, a nonprofit community development organization that specializes in implementing educational services and restoring, building, and revitalizing small communities in the Delta and other rural parts of … [Read more...]

UCA hosts National Conference of Academic Deans

UCA will host the 67th annual National Conference of Academic Deans (NCAD) on July 11 and 12, 2013. The conference theme is “Leading with Integrity and Accountability.” The conference will be held in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. Dr. Neil Hattlestand, dean of the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, is the host of the conference. Program chair for the 2013 conference is Dr. James M … [Read more...]

UCA music students to attend Drum Corps International

Heather E. Hinesley from Conway and Jared M. Cronk from Cabot, both Sophomore Music Education majors from UCA, have been chosen to participate in Drum Corps International (DCI) for the summer of 2013. Musicians chosen for the annual tour spend several weeks in May living and rehearsing in Indianapolis, Indiana before beginning a summer tour schedule with their individual corps assignments. The … [Read more...]

UCA student publications awarded

UCA’s five student publications took home a total of 57 awards at the Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA)’s 2013 Media Contest held at Ouachita Baptist University on Friday, April 26. Each year, the ACMA hosts a conference that includes media workshops for students and advisors followed by an awards banquet. The categories for entry are newspaper, yearbook, magazine, television and onl … [Read more...]

Black bear carving complete

After four days, the buzz of the chainsaw is over, but the buzz around campus continues. A sculpture of a black bear outside Wingo Hall is now complete. Gary Keenan, a sculptor from Iowa, began shaping a tree into a life-sized black bear on Monday, May 6. He finished on Thursday, May 9. UCA students, faculty, staff, and alums, along with local media and community members visited the work … [Read more...]

UCA Night with the Arkansas Travelers

Join UCA alumni, students, friends, and supporters on Friday, June 14 for UCA Night with the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey Stephens Park. UCA Students Bring your UCA ID card and get $3 off the general admission cost or reserved seating. Be one of the first 1,000 guests in the gates and receive a FREE purple camo hat. UCA Alumni Reserve a seat and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet at the … [Read more...]

Amy Whitehead named director of CCED

The University of Central Arkansas has named Amy Whitehead Director for the Center of Community and Economic Development (CCED). Whitehead will oversee the Community Development Institute, development of training and technical assistance activities for Arkansas communities, and the development of external partnerships that will further the university’s outreach and engagement goals. Josh M … [Read more...]

Nursing Department awards scholarships

The Department of Nursing at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the award of five scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. Clara M. Forsberg Nursing ScholarshipLinda Fuller, from Conway, Ark., has been selected as the recipient of the Clara M. Forsberg Nursing Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship is for a junior or senior nursing student, … [Read more...]