MEDIA LAW EXPERT FRANK LOMONTE TO BE IN RESIDENCE SEPT. 11-14

Frank LoMonte, who for nearly 10 years was director of the Student Press Law Center in Washington, D.C., will visit the University of Central Arkansas as part of the Artist in Residence series Sept. 11 -14. Besides various class presentations, LoMonte will present a public lecture on “Freedom of Information in the Age of Evolving Technology” in Stanley Russ Hall room 103 at 7:30 p.m. Thu … [Read more...]

UCA SERVICE-LEARNING HOSTS VOLUNTEER FAIR FOR STUDENTS

University of Central Arkansas Service-Learning Program will host a student volunteer fair on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, from 1-3 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom room 205. The fair connects students with over 40 nonprofits from Conway and surrounding areas and registered student organizations from UCA. Attendees will learn about local volunteer opportunities ranging from food insecurity, … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP NETWORK KICKOFF EVENT

WHO:             Women’s Leadership Network WHAT:           2018 kickoff featuring Patricia Poulter  WHEN:          Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, 3–5 p.m.  WHERE:         UCA Downtown, 1105 W. Oak St. Conway, AR 72032 DETAILS:      The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) kickoff event and welcome reception … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF MEDIA RELATIONS

The University of Central Arkansas has named Amanda Hoelzeman as director of media relations. She will begin in that role on Sept. 17. Hoelzeman currently serves as communications director for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, a non-profit advocacy organization in Little Rock. Prior to being with AACF, Amanda was editor of Little Rock Soirée magazine, editor and marketing … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS INSURANCE HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2018 CLASS OF INDUCTEES

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame has announced the 2018 class of inductees. Six new inductees will be honored at the 2018 Induction Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. with the ceremony immediately following. Table sponsorships and various levels … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR SELECTED AS KEYNOTE PRESENTER AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

A University of Central Arkansas professor was selected to present the keynote address at an international conference in Vietnam. Dr. John Murphy, professor of psychology and counseling in UCA’s College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, presented at the sixth annual International Conference on School Psychology held Aug. 1-3 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The conference was presented by the Consortium to A … [Read more...]

UCA CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY CAMPUS

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Outreach and Community Engagement celebrated the grand opening of the new Arkansas Coding Academy campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin was a special guest speaker at the ceremony. “The Arkansas Coding Academy is the perfect example of local entities – UCA, the Chamber of Commerce and businesses – partn … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST CERAMIC AND DRAWING EXHIBITIONS

Baum Gallery presents new shows for the fall The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host two exhibitions this fall, Peter Pincus: Color and Form plus Artistic Processes: Drawings and More, running Aug. 30-Oct. 11. The Pincus show features the ceramics of this New York state artist. Born in Rochester, Peter Pincus is a ceramic artist and instructor. He joined the School for A … [Read more...]

BUDDY GUY TO OPEN REYNOLDS SEASON ON SEPT. 20

Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy will perform live at Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Guy has received seven Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 37 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor and the Presidential … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY GRAND REOPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING

WHAT:           Grand reopening and ribbon cutting for new Arkansas Coding Academy location  WHEN:          Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at 3 p.m. WHERE:         1835 South Donaghey DETAILS:      The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a grand reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Arkansas Coding Academy location. This event will … [Read more...]