UCA HOSTS ‘AN EVENING OF ARTISTRY’

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host “Soundscapes: An Evening of Artistry” Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The evening will feature many of the Department of Music’s unique and smaller ensembles and amazing faculty soloists. Performances will include Steinway Artist Dr. Neil Rutman; Dr. Jackie Lamar and … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES RETREAT

CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 at the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs. The retreat is expected to conclude at noon on Wednesday, March 29.   … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY DEMO DAY AT UCA

WHAT:          Arkansas Coding Academy Demo Day WHEN:          11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 31 WHERE:       University of Central Arkansas - Conway, McCastlain Hall – Ballroom WHO:             University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach & Community Engagement DETAILS:      Graduates of the Arkansas Coding Academy will debut their final projects during Demo Day on Fri … [Read more...]

UCA EUPHONIUM CONCERT APRIL 5

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its Tuba/Euphonium Spring Fling concert Wednesday, April 5, featuring Dr. Gretchen Renshaw of the Hendrix College music faculty. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Renshaw, who conducts th … [Read more...]

UCA DAY OF GIVING CAMPAIGN BREAKS RECORDS

The University of Central Arkansas raised $41,504.80 from 1,154 donors during its third annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 16 marking a third consecutive year increase in money raised. “We are moved by the generosity of our faculty, staff, students and alumni during our Day of Giving,” said UCA President Houston Davis. “All the way to the final hour, the level of participation … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL

By Ty Hollowell Division of University Relations and Creative Services The University of Central Arkansas announces the hiring of Mindy Pipkin as the new associate general counsel/compliance officer for the university. One of Pipkin’s primary responsibilities will be coordinating the university’s compliance with Title IX and investigating and responding to all Title IX complaints. Pipkin … [Read more...]

SCHEDLER SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will host Dr. Chelsea Harry as the 2017 Norbert and Carol Schedler Scholar-in-Residence. Harry will present a lecture titled “Function, Flourishing and Fair Treatment: An Aristotelian Argument for Non-Human Animal Well-Being” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 27 in the College of Business Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a … [Read more...]

UCA ACCREDITATION STATUS REAFFIRMED

The Higher Learning Commission has continued the accreditation of the University of Central Arkansas. “Our students, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees all worked collaboratively to ensure we met and exceeded criteria to continue our accreditation status,” said UCA President Houston Davis. “A special thank you to our former president, Tom Courtway, for his leadership and guidance through this … [Read more...]

UCA DAY OF GIVING CAMPAIGN SET FOR MARCH 16

CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas will kick off its third annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 16 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Social media, videos, and email will be used to update donors throughout the day and to encourage participation in the event. As pressures rise on universities to increase amounts of private funding to make up for relatively flat state funding, … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM MARCH 16

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble is set to perform Thursday, March 16, in Reynolds Performance Hall. Conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Ricky Brooks, the concert will be the first performance this semester of the Department of Music’s concert series at Reynolds. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and … [Read more...]