UCA HOSTS STUDENT ART EXHIBIT AT LRCHS VISITOR CENTER THROUGH SEPT. 30

Forty-two works by students from sixth through 12th grades at schools across Arkansas comprise the “Imagine the Inclusive School of the Future” art exhibit at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center. The exhibit, on display Sept. 1-30 at 2120 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Dr., is part of the University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication’s comme … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES MAKERSPACE AT THE SHOPPES AT DONAGHEY

The University of Central Arkansas community welcomed the UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor at a launch event Tuesday morning. The UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor is a place for students and community members to make, design and dream. It is a collaborative, interdisciplinary workspace with tools to prototype concepts, make new things, and take ideas to the next level. Gov. Asa … [Read more...]

UCA MAKERSPACE HIRES MASTER MAKER

The University of Central Arkansas Makerspace Powered by the Conductor has hired Jason Huselton as the master maker. Huselton is a 1997 UCA graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in art with an emphasis in sculpture and 3D design. He has spent the last 20 years working in the information technology field for companies such as Acxiom and Tailsys. While working in information technology, he … [Read more...]

UCA BEARS CELEBRATE HOMECOMING 2017 OCT. 23-28

The University of Central Arkansas will celebrate Homecoming 2017 Oct. 23 to Oct. 28. This year’s homecoming is a chance to celebrate 110 years of institutional history, which is reflected by the theme, “110 Years of UCA.” The university was founded in 1907 as Arkansas State Normal School, and the school’s name changed two additional times before the final name change to the University of Centra … [Read more...]

NEW WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP NETWORK AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas is kicking off its new Women’s Leadership Network with a reception hosted by First Lady Jenny Davis. The reception is Monday, September 11 from 3–4:30 p.m. at UCA Downtown located at 1105 West Oak in downtown Conway. The event is free and open to seasoned and aspirant female leaders in the Conway and Faulkner County area. Refreshments will be served. Please … [Read more...]

UCA APPOINTS NEW GRAD SCHOOL DEAN

The University of Central Arkansas has hired Dr. Angela T. Barlow as dean of the Graduate School. In this role, Barlow will oversee UCA’s 62 graduate degrees and certificates. “As graduate dean, I see my role as being a supporter of faculty who are providing transformative experiences for their students and an advocate for graduate students who want to influence the world in a positive way,” … [Read more...]

UCA EVENTS TO COMMEMORATE HISTORY OF LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

The University of Central Arkansas has set three days of events commemorating the 60-year anniversary of the Little Rock Central High School integration for September 23-25. “Imagine If Buildings Could Talk: Mapping the History of Little Rock Central High School” will mark the 90-year anniversary of the building of the school, hailed in 1927 as the most expensive, most beautiful, and largest hig … [Read more...]

UCA MAKERSPACE LAUNCH SET FOR SEPT. 5

The University of Central Arkansas will launch the UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5. The UCA Makerspace Powered by the Conductor is a place for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community to make, design and dream. The Conductor is a public-private initiative powered by the Central Arkansas Venture Team, sponsored by the University of Central … [Read more...]

RIBBON CUTTINGS FOR THE SHOPPES AT DONAGHEY

The University of Central Arkansas and the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for each of the businesses and community partners in The Shoppes at Donaghey Wednesday, Aug. 30. The ribbon cuttings will begin at 12 p.m. with Trek Bicycle Store Conway, followed by Uncle T’s Deli-Market, Blue Sail Coffee, Marble Slab Creamery/Great American Cookies, UCA’s Makerspace Powered by … [Read more...]

HATFIELD MEMORIAL ART EXHIBIT CLOSES WITH RECEPTION

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the College of Fine Arts and Communication are hosting a closing reception for the Gene Hatfield: A Lifetime of Distinction, Achievement and Emeritus exhibit at UCA Downtown on Friday, Aug. 25 from 5-8p.m. For the past month, Gene Hatfield’s art has been on display at UCA Downtown. The exhibit features an e … [Read more...]