UCA DEPARTMENTS COLLABORATE FOR THE CARE OF KIDS

For the past year, the University of Central Arkansas Elementary, Special Education and Literacy (ELSE), Occupational Therapy (OT) and Service-Learning programs have collaborated for the benefit of caring for kids with special healthcare needs through the UCA Bears for Care Program. The Bears for CARE Program, which is part of the WE-CARE Network, is dedicated to providing central Arkansas … [Read more...]

UCA’S BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR SETS OCT. 17 CONCERT

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas trombone choir, BearBones, will be in concert Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. “This is the first performance of the year, and this is the biggest we have ever been,” said Dr. Justin Cook, assist … [Read more...]

JACK HANNA’S ‘INTO THE WILD LIVE’ SET FOR REYNOLDS OCT. 27

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jack Hanna will bring his “Into the Wild Live!” presented by Nationwide to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 27. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. "This will be a fun night for patrons of all ages to experience ‘Jungle Jack,’ a legendary zoologist who will bring … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES SET OCT. 15 CONCERT

By John Anderson and Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Oct. 15 at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The Dixieland Band, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II will perform in the 7:30 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public. “Our jazz ensembles serve the purpose … [Read more...]

GOV. HUTCHINSON ANNOUNCES $500,000 GRANT TO UCA, PARTNERSHIP WITH AETN

Students will learn to detect, defeat cyber-attacks on simulated network Governor Asa Hutchinson Wednesday announced that a $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will be provided to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to help pay for a fully functional dedicated cyber range for educational training—a first-of-its-kind operation. This “cutting edge tool” in high … [Read more...]

GOVERNOR HUTCHINSON TO MAKE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COMPUTER SCIENCE INITIATIVE, UCA, AETN

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the University of Central Arkansas will announce a significant computer science initiative to be housed at UCA, as well as a new cyber technology partnership with Arkansas Educational Television Network at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the Governor's Conference Room at the Arkansas Capitol. Hutchinson, UCA President Houston Davis, UCA College of Natural Sciences … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OCTOBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 in … [Read more...]

UCA HONORS COLLEGE HOSTS CHALLENGE WEEK

The Norbert O. Schedler Honors College hosts its annual Challenge Week event Oct. 2-Oct. 6. This year's theme is “Brave New Algorithms: How 'Big Data" Shapes Our World.” Challenge Week is a week-long event each fall that brings to campus nationally known thinkers to engage the community in a reflective interchange of ideas. Speakers present compelling arguments to UCA students, faculty and st … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS FIRST AMIGO FEST

The University of Central Arkansas will host the first Amigo Fest for the campus. The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 in the Student Center Courtyard on the campus. This celebration of Latino culture is a free, family-friendly event and open to the public. The rain location is Old Main. The Amigo Fest includes free health screenings, Zumba workouts, a children’s area and a … [Read more...]

CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE AT UCA CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The Confucius Institute at the University of Central Arkansas (UCACI) celebrates its 10th anniversary with a grand banquet Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. Dignitaries from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston, Texas will join representatives from the Arkansas Department of Education, East China Normal University (ECNU), Arkansas school districts and senior staff from U … [Read more...]