UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2017 GRADUATES

The University of Central Arkansas held commencement Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 in the Farris Center. University officials conferred more than 750  undergraduate and graduate degrees from the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of Business, College of Fine Arts and Communication and College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. A list … [Read more...]

UCA RECEIVES GIFT IN SUPPORT OF STEINWAY INITIATIVE

The University of Central Arkansas has been gifted $100,000 by Jimmy Batcheller and Sara Hendricks Batcheller ’02 to benefit the Steinway Initiative at UCA. The Steinway Initiative is the university's commitment to becoming an All-Steinway School. The university currently has 19 All-Steinway School eligible pianos, including a Steinway A that was purchased with the Batcheller’s gift. The coup … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS AAUW INTEREST MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas will host an interest meeting for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Conway Branch on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street. The Conway Branch of AAUW, founded in the 1920's, is “looking to revitalize its membership to continue its legacy of empowering women in the Conway and Faulkner County areas,” said Mari … [Read more...]

SPRING JOB FAIR TO BRING 80 COMPANIES TO UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will host the 2018 Spring Job Fair in the Student Center Ballroom Wednesday, March 7. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., students and alumni can meet with more than 80 organizations seeking interns and part-time and full-time employees. Students are encouraged to wear business clothing and bring their UCA ID. All attendees are encouraged to bring several resumes to … [Read more...]

JAPANESE PERCUSSION ARTISTS TO PERFORM DRUM HEART AT UCA’S REYNOLDS ON MARCH 4

TAO, the internationally acclaimed percussion artists, will bring the ancient art of Japanese taiko drumming to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Sunday, March 4. The event is set for 7:30 p.m. The Chicago Tribune said TAO: Drum Heart features “Extraordinarily talented percussion artists, and they’re seductive, alluring performers…The crowd was unmistakably wow … [Read more...]

ARTIST SHARON LOUDEN TO JUROR STUDENT SHOW AT BAUM GALLERY

Artist Sharon Louden, an author and educator with vast experience in the contemporary art world, will be the juror for the University of Central Arkansas’s Annual Student Art Competitive next month. The exhibit will be on view March 5-16 at the Baum Gallery. A reception is set for 4 p.m. March 8. Any UCA student may submit up to three works for possible inclusion. This show allows students t … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT THREE DAYS OF RAIN

UCA Theatre students will perform “Three Days of Rain,” the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Richard Greenberg, in the Bridges/Larson Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Building on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23 and March 1-2 as well as 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and March 3. The play is directed by UCA Associate Professor of Theatre Chris Fri … [Read more...]

BIG EVENT 2018

The University of Central Arkansas will host the Big Event Saturday, March 10 throughout Conway. UCA students organize The Big Event, which allows students, faculty and staff to come together and give back to the Conway community through volunteer service. The Big Event, which began at Texas A&M University in 1982, has spread to colleges and universities throughout the nation.  This … [Read more...]

PT FACULTY TO BE HONORED FOR CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

Dr. Lisa VanHoose, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, will be honored by the University of Kansas Medical Center in October. VanHoose will be named the Early Career Achievement in Health Professions Alumna during Alumni Weekend Oct. 5-6, 2018 in Kansas. During this weekend of events, the University of Kansas Medical Center celebrates alumni and honorary alumni from the … [Read more...]

PUBLIC RELATIONS MOCK NEWS CONFERENCES SET

The University of Central Arkansas School of Communication will host mock news conferences for public relation students Tuesday, Feb. 27 and Thursday, March 1, in the Board of Trustees conference room in Wingo Hall. The conferences are set for 9:25-10:40 a.m. The events are free and open to the public. Students will put on two hats in media relations as PR spokespersons and journalists to … [Read more...]