Prospective teachers can attend Meet and Greet events

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 9, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Carolyn Williams, special assistant to the dean for external funding and special projects, at carolynw@uca.edu or 501-450-3627. Michelle Wynn, administrative specialist I, at mwynn@uca.edu or 501-450-5443. PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS CAN ATTEND MEET AND GREET EVENTS CONWAY— Future and master level teachers in the Harrison and … [Read more...]

Two attorneys hired

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 8, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. TWO ATTORNEYS HIRED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas announced today that two new attorneys have been hired. … [Read more...]

Arkansas Supreme Court visits UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 7, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Arkansas Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at UCA  CONWAY—The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on th … [Read more...]

Video contest launch

The University of Central Arkansas is launching a contest allowing current students to submit a video entry promoting the university in a positive way. The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) is asking current students to submit a video, ranging from a minimum of 30 seconds to a maximum of one minute, which promotes UCA in a positive way. A panel of faculty, staff, and students will judge the … [Read more...]

Cause of student death identified

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 4, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Arch Jones, director of organizational and community services, at ajones@uca.edu or (501) 450-3111. CAUSE OF STUDENT … [Read more...]

Name the Bear winner announced

University of Central Arkansas freshman Nakita Higgins was selected as the Name the Bear contest winner. A selection committee of faculty, staff and students chose Higgins’s submission as the name for the life-sized black bear outside Wingo Hall: Valor. Higgins was awarded a $200 gift card for his winning entry. In his submission, Higgins explains why he thought Valor would be a fitting name … [Read more...]

Campus memorializes student

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. CAMPUS MEMORIALIZES STUDENT WITH UPCOMING EVENTS CONWAY—A candlelight vigil and pancake supper fundraiser will be h … [Read more...]

Diversity Conference

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.  Diversity Conference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosts a two-day conference in partnership with the Ar … [Read more...]

Statement regarding Hughes Hall student

STATEMENT FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS PRESIDENT TOM COURTWAY, RONNIE WILLIAMS, VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT SERVICES AND THE UCA POLICE DEPARTMENT (updated 2:28 p.m.) The University of Central Arkansas has released the name of the deceased student found today. Jaykwantay Girley, 18, a full-time freshman student, was a resident at Hughes Residential Hall. Girley enrolled in Fall … [Read more...]

Events Announced

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.  EVENTS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas celebrates its condensed mission statement the week of … [Read more...]