UCA to Host 47th Annual AMUN Conference

The 47th Annual Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference will be held on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas on Friday, November 16, 2012 and Saturday, November 17, 2012. The AMUN conference, created by the late Professor Sims McClintock as an educational simulation of the UN General Assembly and other UN bodies, was first held at the then Arkansas State Teachers College (ASTC) … [Read more...]

Baker Named to UCA Executive Staff

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway announced today that Gilbert Baker will be joining the UCA executive staff effective January 15, 2013. Baker’s title will be Executive Assistant to the President and his salary will be $132,000 per year. Baker’s duties will include work on special projects; university development and communications; community outreach throughout Arkansas; gov … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Veterans

The University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway are hosting the 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 9, 2012. The free event will be held at the UCA Practice Field next to Estes Stadium at 11 am. Major General William D. Wofford, Adjutant General of Arkansas National Guard, the guest speaker for the event, understands firsthand what it takes to be a veteran. “It is … [Read more...]

UCA Hosts Volunteer Fair

The University of Central Arkansas will be hosting the UCA Volunteer Fair on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Faculty, staff, students and the general public are invited to attend the free event. The fair is being planned and managed by Dr. Amy Amy’s Event Planning class in the Department of Communication. It is an opportunity fo … [Read more...]

Maverick CEO to Lecture at UCA

Mr. Steve Williams, Chairman and CEO of Maverick USA, Inc., will speak at UCA on Thursday, November 1st at 1:40 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium. The lecture is sponsored by the Milton & Claudia and Granger & Jan Davis Lecture Series, which is designed to bring prominent business leaders to the UCA campus to interact with students and the local community. Mr. William’s lecture t … [Read more...]

2012 Humanities Fair at UCA

The 2012 Humanities Fair will be held on Thursday, November 8 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center at UCA from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The fair is open to high school students and their teachers to enable students to experience attending humanities courses in a university setting. Students will have their choice of attending sessions conducted by UCA professors in Philosophy, Religious Studies, … [Read more...]

UCA to Host 2012 Family Day

The UCA campus will see a carnival-like atmosphere on Saturday as the university hosts the 2012 Family Day, a day in which students, parents and children can take advantage of free food, games and UCA Bears football. The tailgating for the Bears game that starts at 6 p.m. will begin at noon and the concessions and games for Family Day will begin at 2 p.m. on the practice field west of Estes … [Read more...]

UCA Alum Voted HGTV Fan Favorite

Kellie Clements has come a long way since the days of redecorating her Barbie’s doll house. Clements, who received her degree in interior design from UCA in December 2001, was one of the four finalists in last season’s HGTV Design Star. She was voted the Fan Favorite by viewers and had the opportunity to film her own HGTV online show. Clements returned to the show for its Design All Stars edi … [Read more...]

Board Approves OA Partnership, Names Distinguished Alumnus

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday on a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Oxford American that will continue the partnership between the University and the nationally recognized publication. The new Memorandum of Understanding the board approved will obligate UCA to provide office space on campus and operational funds in the amount of $50,000 … [Read more...]

Scholarship to Help Bridge Gender Gap in Computer Science

Six University of Central Arkansas students have been awarded the 2012 Computer Science Female Freshman Scholarship to assist them in pursuing a career in the computer science and technology field. The scholarship is funded through the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Academic Alliance Seed Fund, a program designed to help bridge the gender gap in computer science … [Read more...]