UCA RECEIVES $300,000 TO SUPPORT SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

The University of Central Arkansas received a gift of $300,000 from Southwestern Energy Company to support undergraduate and graduate student research. The announcement was made Monday at the newly constructed Conway Corporation for Sciences on the UCA campus. “I am deeply honored to be here to announce the creation of the Southwestern Energy Endowed Fund for Student Research as a fund w … [Read more...]

UCA TO RECEIVE GIFT FROM CHARLES D. MORGAN

The University of Central Arkansas will hold a press conference to announce a significant gift from Charles D. Morgan, former CEO of Acxiom. The event is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Blue Sail Coffee in Donaghey Hall, at the intersection of Bruce Street and Donaghey Avenue. … [Read more...]

ISHEE RECEIVES AWARD FROM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

By: Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services CONWAY-- Dr. Jimmy Ishee, dean of the University of Central Arkansas College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, was selected as the 2017 Distinguished Administrator of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE). Ishee’s award ceremony will take place Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 in Orlando during the 2017 NAKHE C … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS TRAINING SERIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development is partnering with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) to provide a training series that will focus primarily on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) training and certification. The first training will be held December 8 and 9 in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus. Amy … [Read more...]

UCA TO ANNOUNCE MAJOR GIFT

The University of Central Arkansas will host a press conference announcing a major gift on Monday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences on the campus. … [Read more...]

PROFESSOR JOINS NCA BOARD

A University of Central Arkansas professor has been elected to serve on the National Communication Association's (NCA) Educational Policies Board. Nelle Bedner, professor of communication in the School of Communication, will begin her appointment Jan. 1, 2017. The board, which is part of the association’s executive leadership team, supports and promotes disciplinary pedagogy through f … [Read more...]

UCA FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS & SCENES SET FOR NOV. 28- DEC.1

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas theatre program will present The Festival of One-Act Plays & Scenes Nov. 28-Dec. 1. Performances, free and open to the public, are set for the Bridges/Larson Theatre of Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus. Performances will start at 7:30 p.m. each night. UCA theatre s … [Read more...]

JAZZ ENSEMBLES SET NOV. 21 PERFORMANCE

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office. CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of the UCA Dixieland Band, said that ensemble’s program would include “When … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS TO ADDRESS FIRST AMENDMENT IN NOV. 21 PUBLIC DEBATE

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas Argumentation and Advocacy students will debate freedom of speech and freedom of religion at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, in the College of Business 107. The event is free and open to the public. The debate will feature students from the classes of Dr. Monika Alston-Miller and Dr. John … [Read more...]

UCA BAND EXTRAVAGANZA SET FOR DEC. 1

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The UCA Band Program will perform its 12th annual Band Extravaganza! on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The performance will feature the Bear Marching Band, Jazz Band and the UCA Wind Ensemble. Associate Director of Bands Brantley Douglas w … [Read more...]