English professor honored in Broadway play

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 2, 2013 CONTACT: Raymond-Jean Frontain, professor of English, at 501-450-5130 or rjfrontain@uca.edu. UCA ENGLISH PROFESSOR HONORED IN BROADWAY PLAY UCA English professor Raymond-Jean Frontain was taken aback to attend the premiere of Terrence McNally’s And Away We Go in New York last Sunday and discover that the four-time Tony Award w … [Read more...]

Study to Focus on College Graduate Draw and Retention

UCA LEAD program to collect data for City of Conway CONWAY, November 25, 2013 – Students and faculty of the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership program at the University of Central Arkansas are partnering with the City of Conway, Conway Chamber of Commerce, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College to investigate ways to improve Conway’s draw and retention of college graduates. The res … [Read more...]

Video Contest winners announced

University of Central Arkansas senior Samuel Pettit was selected as the first place winner in the fall 2013 Video Contest. Senior Michael Ferrara was selected as the second place winner and senior Michael Tatum was selected as the third place winner. Pettit was awarded a $500 gift card, Ferrara was awarded a $300 gift card, and Tatum was awarded at $200 gift card. Current students were asked … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Conway Parks

UCA LEAD Program to collect data for the City of Conway Parks CONWAY, November 21, 2013—Faculty and students from the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) and the UCA Geography and Environmental Science programs in collaboration with the City of Conway staff are taking part in a research and planning project for the City of Conway parks. The project is funded in part through a Metroplan M … [Read more...]

Comprehensive strategy revealed

For More Information: CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185 Fredricka Sharkey at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UCA Unveils Comprehensive Strategy to Become Leader Among Nation’s Public Universities CONWAY, Ark. (Nov. 20, 2013) -- The University of Central Arkansas today unveiled a comprehensive strategy aimed at positioning itself as a na … [Read more...]

International Education Week

International Education Week, coordinated by UCA’s International Engagement, is a national event established to increase awareness about international cultures and encourage students to study and travel abroad. These events were organized with the help of EDGE Residential College, the Intensive English Program, and several international RSOs. Monday, November 18 "Going Global: A Study Abroad I … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Economics of Educating Women in Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas faculty and students in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) program are working together with the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas to examine the economics of educating women in Arkansas. This study will build upon previous findings by taking a new look at why women in Arkansas choose to pursue or not pursue higher levels of education. The study will e … [Read more...]

Former lawmaker donates papers to UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS NOVEMBER 11, 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. Jimmy Bryant, director of archives and special collections, at jbryant@uca.edu or (501)- 450-3418. FORMER LAWMAKER … [Read more...]

Marcus Roberts Trio to perform in LR, hold UCA residency

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION November 7, 2013 MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO TO PERFORM AT SOUTH ON MAIN, HOLD RESIDENCY AT UCA  By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office LITTLE ROCK — The Marcus Roberts Trio will perform at South on Main in Little Rock at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and will be a guest ar … [Read more...]

UCA Board approves Greek Village project contracts, bonds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS NOVEMBER 6, 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. UCA Board approves Greek Village Project Contracts, Bonds CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of T … [Read more...]