Scholar-in-Residence for Civic Engagement

The University of Central Arkansas College of Liberal Arts, College of Fine Arts and Communication and Learning Communities welcome William (Bill) A. Schwab as the 2013 Scholar-in-Residence for Civic Engagement. Schwab will participate in a public lecture entitled, “What will we become? Immigration and America’s future,” at 7 p.m. Monday, September 30 in the College of Business Auditorium. A boo … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre set for Oct. 10-11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Rob Holden, (501) 450-5762; UCA OPERA THEATRE INTRODUCES COMMUNITY TO UNIQUE MUSIC STYLES By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Students in the University of Central Arkansas’ Opera Theatre will present ope … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Days announced

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at or (501) 450 -5114. BEAR FACTS DAYS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas recently announced the Bear Facts Days s … [Read more...]

UCA hosts breakfast for nonprofit agencies

The Division of Outreach and Community Engagement at UCA in partnership with United Way of Central Arkansas will host a breakfast and informational meeting for local nonprofit agencies at 8:30 on Wednesday, October 2 in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The purpose of the breakfast is to give nonprofit agencies an opportunity to exchange ideas and dialogue about their need for community … [Read more...]

UCA dedicates two sculptures

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will dedicate two sculptures that were carved from a diseased oak tree at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 2 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Gary Keenan, a tree sculptor from Des Moines, Iowa, carved a life-sized bear from the base of the tree. The sculpture sits outside Wingo Hall. Ring of Peace was carved from an eight-foot section cut from the top … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band set Oct. 15 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Sept. 23, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Ricky Brooks, (501) 450-5764;   WIND ENSEMBLE/SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT SET FOR OCT. 15 By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Department of Music will host a Wind Ensemble and S … [Read more...]

Gallavan receives Kappa Delta Pi Honor

Nancy Gallavan, professor, College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, has been selected as an inaugural member of the Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and will be inducted at their 49th Biennial Convocation October 24-26, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter is a new Honorary Chapter that honors men and women who have made significant and longtime … [Read more...]

UCA Information Nights

The University of Central Arkansas will host six Information Nights for prospective students and families across the state of Arkansas. Information Nights provide an opportunity for prospective students and their families to meet with admissions staff, current UCA students, UCA alumni, and representatives from academic units, financial aid, housing and residence life, and Schedler Honors … [Read more...]

UCA’s CDI receives Governor’s Quality Award

Conway—UCA’s Community Development Institute-Central (CDI) was awarded the Commitment Level, Governor’s Quality Award at the GQA Awards Celebration held September 16 at the Marriot Hotel in Little Rock. This award is CDI’s second consecutive award from the Governor’s Quality Award Program. CDI was recognized for implementing quality organizational principles in areas such as leadership, customer s … [Read more...]

Amigo Cup Winners

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosted the fourth annual Amigo Cup Soccer Challenge on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Bill Stephens Track/Soccer Complex. The event drew approximately 650 attendees. The winning teams are as follows: Men’s First Place: Imperial – Benton, AR Men’s Second Place: Independiente FC – Rogers, AR Men’s Third Place: Pumas – Muskogee, OK Women’s First Plac … [Read more...]