Child Study Center Earns National Accreditation

The UCA Child Study Center recently earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. The center went through an extensive self-study process measuring the program and its services against the ten early childhood program standards and more than 400 related accreditation criteria. The p … [Read more...]

Republican U.S. Senate Candidates Debate April 7

CONWAY -- The Conservative Forum of Faulkner County and the University of Central Arkansas will host a debate for the Republican candidates running in the U.S. Senate Primary. The event will be held April 7 at 6 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall. The debate gives residents an opportunity to hear all eight Republican Senate candidates at one venue. Being able to see and meet all candidates is a … [Read more...]

Advance Class Registration Open for Summer Session

Advance class registration is open for the four summer sessions available at the University of Central Arkansas. May intersession is an intensive three week session where students can take undergraduate and graduate courses in a condensed timeframe. The dates for May Intersession are May 17-June 4. The Summer I session and 10-week summer session both begin on June 7. Both sessions offer an array … [Read more...]

Author of Vampire Mysteries Visits UCA

New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris will hold a free lecture and book signing at the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. Harris, a Mississippi native who now lives in southern Arkansas, writes the popular Sookie Stackhouse Southern Vampire Mysteries novels on which the HBO hit series "True Blood" is based. The book signing will … [Read more...]

Graduate Thesis Film Screenings April 3

The Digital Filmmaking Program of the Department of Mass Communication and Theatre will screen four graduate thesis films on April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall. Graduate students in film must complete two years of coursework and then present their script to a faculty committee in the spring of their second year for approval before beginning their thesis project. This project is … [Read more...]

UCA Receives National Award for Community Engagement

UCA's Community Development Institute (CDI) Central has been selected as the recipient of the Recognition of Excellence for Innovations in Outreach and Engagement Award given by the University Continuing Education Association. The award recognizes creativity and innovation in the field, and will be presented at the UCEA Annual Conference on April 18 in San Francisco. UCEA is the national … [Read more...]

Arkansas Education Leaders to Gather March 31

Education leaders from across the state will gather this month to discuss ways to improve graduation and retention rates. The annual Arkansas Student Success Symposium will be held March 31 and April 1 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. The Student Success Symposium is a collaborative event between the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Pulaski Technical College, and … [Read more...]

Educators Discuss Challenges in Mathematics Learning

Math educators from across the country converged on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas recently to discuss challenges in mathematics learning. The 37th annual meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning was held March 11-13. More than 80 educators from 15 states participated in the national conference that featured two lectures and 63 sessions on mathematics learning. … [Read more...]

Actor Morgan Freeman Recipient of The Oxford American Award

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman will be the recipient of The Oxford American’s inaugural award for Outstanding Contributions to Southern Culture at the magazine’s Best of the South Gala in Little Rock on April 3. Freeman is an Academy Award-winning actor whose voice and presence has become ubiquitous in American culture. He spent his childhood in the Mississippi Delta, around Cha … [Read more...]

UCA Green Week Kicks Off March 15

University of Central Arkansas students and non-profit organizations are teaming up to educate the community about the environment. UCA Environmental Alliance, SGA, and Biology Club are hosting 2010 Green Week the week of March 15. All events will be held in the Student Center courtyard. In case of rain, the events will be held in the Student Center. The event is significant because it marks a … [Read more...]