Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS JANUARY 17, 2014 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Professors awarded NIH grant to study bullying Three University of Central Arkansas professors have been awarded a … [Read more...]

Prayer Breakfast Friday

Prayer Breakfast Celebrates King Legacy  The Office of Diversity and Community will host their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in the Student Center Ballroom. The speaker is Victor Green, 2013 chair of the UCA Board of Trustees and claims manager of Pilot Catastrophe Services. This … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend meet and greet events

Future master level teachers can learn more about the Partnership for Transition to Teaching grant opportunity during several upcoming informational meetings. The Partnership for Transition to Teaching is a $2.3 million federal grant awarded to the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 which provides up to $5,000 in tuition payments for qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to open spring season Thursday

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2014 Contact: Barclay McConnell Director, Baum Gallery of Fine Art at UCA 501.450.5793 | barclaym@uca.edu www.uca.edu/art/baum     Diverse New Exhibitions to open Jan. 16 at UCA’s Baum Gallery Conway, AR - The Baum Gallery of Fine Art at the University of Central Arkansas opens its spring season Thursday, Jan. 16, with four new exh … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees teleconference

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 19, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114.   Board Teleconference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a teleconference meet … [Read more...]

Holiday campus closure

The University of Central Arkansas campus will close for holiday break at 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013.  The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2014. Classes begin on Thursday, January 9, 2014. … [Read more...]

Pi Beta Chapter announces Mentor Teacher of the Semester

  PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 18, 2013 CONTACT:  Mara Cawein, clinical instructor, at 501-852-5152 or marac@uca.edu. Pi Beta Chapter announces Mentor Teacher of the Semester CONWAY—The Pi Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Society in Education at the University of Central Arkansas presented Jason Campbell with the Mentor Teacher of the Semester a … [Read more...]

UCA partners with local arts nonprofit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Josh Markham Telephone: 501-450-3460 Fax: 501-450-5277 Email: joshm@uca.edu UCA PARTNERS WITH LOCAL ARTS NONPROFIT CONWAY (December 17, 2013)—The Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas partners with Blackbird Academy of Arts, Inc., a local nonprofit agency, to highlight their community arts programs. From now until s … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees chooses 2014 Chair

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 16, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. UCA Board of Trustees chooses 2014 Chair CONWAY—Kay Hinkle will serve as the 2014 Chair of the University of C … [Read more...]

Broadway on Ice set for Jan. 21

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION December 13, 2013 CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu. BROADWAY ON ICE SET FOR JAN. 21 By Callie Sterling College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will feature Broadway on Ice at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the D … [Read more...]