Arkansas House to Recognize UCA’s Football Success

The University of Central Arkansas football Bears will be recognized for their 2012 successes, on and off the field, by the Arkansas House of Representatives on Thursday in Little Rock. State Representative David Meeks of Conway will run House Resolution 1015 during the Thursday meeting of the Arkansas House of Representatives. Rep. Meeks will introduce the resolution and welcome members of the … [Read more...]

UCA Adopts New General Education Core

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) announced its adoption of the new UCA general education core at the February meeting of the UCA Board of Trustees. The new requirements will be implemented in fall 2013 for entering freshmen. The new UCA core comprises a 38-hour lower-division core and upper-division core and capstone experience. At both the lower- and upper-division levels, the program … [Read more...]

Arkansas Supreme Court to Visit UCA

The Arkansas Supreme Court will visit the University of Central Arkansas campus on Thursday, October 10, 2013. President Tom Courtway announced to the UCA Board of Trustees at their February meeting that all seven justices would visit the campus this fall. Planning is still underway, but justices will hear oral arguments starting at 9 a.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall. Additional details … [Read more...]

Positive Cash Flow Reported to the Board of Trustees

Unrestricted cash in the Education and General (E&G) and Auxiliary fund is about $7.2 million more than at this time a year ago, as reported to the UCA Board of Trustees at their Friday, February 22, 2013 meeting. In its first meeting of 2013, the Board of Trustees learned that the January 2013 E&G and Auxiliary fund recorded a balance of $41.8 million compared to January 2012 with … [Read more...]

Spring Job Fair Set for March 6

Nearly 80 entities are expected at the 2013 Spring Job Fair at the University of Central Arkansas. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 6, 2013. The Office of Career Services expects 78 businesses, schools, and corporations at the annual spring event. “Some of these companies will be signing up interview sessions with students for the very next day,” said Tiffany Johnson, Associate Dir … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees Meet February 22

CONWAY—The UCA Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2013 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The meeting agenda can be found at this link: http://uca.edu/board/files/2013/02/022213agenda.pdf. Members of the Board of Trustees will have lunch at the President’s Home after the meeting. The Audit Committee will meet at 3 … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation, Inc. Awards Eight Faculty Grants

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation, Inc. awarded eight grants totaling more than $22,000 for fall 2012. The board increased the funding for faculty grants this fiscal year to $35,000 from unrestricted gifts to invest in creative projects that fit within the framework of the strategic goals and mission of the University in meeting educational needs. These grants are intended to … [Read more...]

Honors College Celebrates 30 Years with Lecture from Alum

The University of Central Arkansas Honors College presents author Brian Dirck on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Farris Honors Hall Presentation Room in celebration of the 30-year anniversary of the Honors College. Dirck is a 1998 Honors College graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. He will be presenting a lecture entitled, “Abraham Lincoln: The White Man’s President” based … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Days Announced for Spring

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will host Bear Facts Days for prospective students on Saturday, February 16, 2013 and Saturday, March 9, 2013 beginning with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Bear Facts Days provides an opportunity for prospective students and their families to tour the UCA campus; meet UCA professors and current students; attend information sessions on financial aid … [Read more...]

Jayme Millsap Stone to Receive National Honor

Dr. Jayme Stone, Director of Learning Communities and instructor of History, was recently selected as one of the top 10 First Year Student Advocates in the country by the National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition. Stone will be honored at the 32nd Annual Conference on the First Year Experience in Orlando, Florida on February 23, 2013. Stone’s l … [Read more...]