UCA hosts Entrepreneurship Summit

The Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce Entrepreneurship in Arkansas: Tips and Tools, a half day convening to be held April 14th from 9:00 am – 12:00 p.m. in UCA’s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The event is being hosted in partnership with UCA’s College of Business. Speakers will cover topics related to entrepreneurship a … [Read more...]

UCA plans Safe Spring Break activities

Faculty and staff at the University of Central Arkansas have planned a week of safety-related informational sessions and fun sessions to prepare students for their time away from the university during Spring Break. The week of activities, Safe Spring Break 2014, will take place prior to students leaving campus from Monday, March 17 to Thursday, March 20. The events consist of several activities … [Read more...]

Women’s History Month

The University of Central Arkansas celebrates the month of March, Women’s History Month, with the following activities: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13 Ida Waldron Auditorium The Office of Diversity and Community, PRISM Alliance and SGA present Alison Grillo, New York City’s Woman Trapped Inside a Woman’s Body. Alison was named as one of the “Five Hottest Transgender Comics” in 2013 by The Advocate. … [Read more...]

Sweet Charity to visit Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 10, 2014 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682 AHorton@uca.edu  SWEET CHARITY COMES TO UCA By Kathy Kelly College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The five-time Tony Award-winning musical Sweet Charity will come to the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reyn … [Read more...]

“Piano Puzzler” Bruce Adolphe to be in residence

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 7, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Gayle Seymour, (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu COMPOSER BRUCE ADOLPHE TO APPEAR AT UCA By Holly Morrison College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Bruce Adolphe, the composer, educator, performer and author who is perhaps best known as public radio’s “ … [Read more...]

Student and program honored at regional theatre festival

UCA Theatre major, Sara Sharos of Bentonville, was awarded the Society for Properties, Artisans, and Managers award for her properties design of UCA Theatre’s production of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur at the Region VI Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)which was recently held in Shreveport, Louisiana at Centenary College. Ms. Sharos’ display and research was one of sev … [Read more...]

Day at the Capitol

The UCA Student Government Association has planned and is attending Day at the Capitol, which is an event that will bring college students from universities across the state to the State Capitol to voice their concerns about higher education funding and the Academic Challenge Scholarship. The event begins at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 6. Students will meet in the Capitol Rotunda. Student leaders … [Read more...]

STEM students at the Arkansas State Capitol

Over 80 students from 13 Arkansas universities and colleges will present posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock. As part of Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol, students will present 50 posters from all areas of natural … [Read more...]

Ken Stephens to be inducted into the Arkansas Hall of Fame

Ken Stephens, a former UCA athlete and football coach who led the Bears to the NAIA national championship game in 1976 and four Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference titles during his 10-year tenure, will be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Feb. 28. Stephens, currently assistant supervisor in the Office of Student Success, is among 11 inductees in the Class of 2014. The … [Read more...]

Lewis Science Center to undergo expansion and renovation

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS FEBRUARY 21, 2014 CONTACT: Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Lewis Science Center to undergo expansion and renovation CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approved a plan to expand and renovate the Lewis Science Center. The Board approved the addition of ap … [Read more...]