Study to Focus on College Graduate Draw and Retention

UCA LEAD program to collect data for City of Conway CONWAY, November 25, 2013 – Students and faculty of the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership program at the University of Central Arkansas are partnering with the City of Conway, Conway Chamber of Commerce, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College to investigate ways to improve Conway’s draw and retention of college graduates. The res … [Read more...]

New Study to Focus on Conway Parks

UCA LEAD Program to collect data for the City of Conway Parks CONWAY, November 21, 2013—Faculty and students from the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) and the UCA Geography and Environmental Science programs in collaboration with the City of Conway staff are taking part in a research and planning project for the City of Conway parks. The project is funded in part through a Metroplan M … [Read more...]

Community Education Adds Variety to Course Offerings

COMMUNITY EDUCATION ADDS VARIETY TO COURSE OFFERINGS CONWAY, AR—New fall community education courses are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Nine classes have been added to the fall course offerings, which are scheduled to begin early-September. “Community Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’ … [Read more...]

UCA Presents ‘Western Gazes Upon China’

CONWAY – The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with a free public lecture on the reception of Chinese philosophies and religions by European scholars. The lecture, Western Gazes upon China, will be held Tuesday, April 16 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. A panel of faculty … [Read more...]

More Variety Added to Community Education

CONWAY, AR—New spring community education courses are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Thirteen classes have been added to the spring course offerings, which are scheduled to begin mid-February. “Community Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s a cluster of courses designed to enrich the lives … [Read more...]

Acxiom/UCA Summer Camp Seeks Arkansas’ Brightest Students

Applications are currently being accepted from Arkansas’ brightest students for the 2013 Acxiom/UCA Information Technology Summer Camp. This highly competitive, grant-funded camp targets students entering grades 9-12 from across the state interested in learning more about the field of Information Technology. The camp will be held on the UCA campus from July 24 – 27, 2013. Students can expect to … [Read more...]

UCA Honors Veterans

Contact: Shaneil Ealy Office of Outreach and Community Engagement Brewer-Hegeman, Suite 102 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR 72035 Phone (501) 450-5275 sealy@uca.edu UCA HONORS VETERANS   CONWAY –  The University of Central Arkansas and City of Conway are hosting the 15th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 9, 2012 to honor and recognize local veterans. The free event wi … [Read more...]

Patterns in Presidential Elections Examined at History Symposium

The University of Central Arkansas’ History Department is hosting the 2012 History Symposium “Presidential Elections inHistory” on Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. The 2012 History Symposium: Presidential Elections in History is a conference for educators who teach social studies. Keynote speaker Dr. Allan Lichtman will lead the conference by examining the 1 … [Read more...]

UCA Receives Two Quality Awards by Governor

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Two departments within the University of Central Arkansas have been awarded the Governor Quality Challenge Award by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence. The award honors groups in the state striving for performance excellence. The Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Community Development Institute-Central were presented the award by Governor Beebe at the 2012 … [Read more...]

UCA to Offer Free Lecture on Gender Roles

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with a free public lecture on gender stereotypes in religion and popular culture. The lecture, Ain’t I A Man: If I Act Like A Woman and Think Like A Man? will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. A panel of faculty m … [Read more...]