UCA ARCHIVES DISPLAYS 9/11 COLLECTION SEPT. 8-21

The University of Central Arkansas is displaying part of its massive collection of documents and materials related to 9/11/2001. The display began Friday, Sept. 8 and will continue through Thursday, Sept. 21. The UCA Archives is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The display of 9/11 materials is free and open to the public. Due to the generosity of the late Dale Nicholson of … [Read more...]

KEY ENROLLMENT CATEGORIES UP AT UCA

Incoming class most academically qualified in school history First-time undergraduate enrollment is up at the University of Central Arkansas with a freshman class that is also the most academically qualified in the history of the institution. Transfer students and full-time equivalent with regard to total enrollment are also up. First-time undergraduate enrollment grew to 1,937 for fall … [Read more...]

3D MAPPED VIDEO TO MARK HISTORY OF LRCHS

“Imagine If Buildings Could Talk”, a 3D mapped video projection by University of Central Arkansas film professor Dr. Scott Meador, with the soundtrack by UCA music professor Dr. Blake Tyson, will be the centerpiece of the Sept. 23-24 weekend commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. The video is part of the UCA College of Fine Arts and Com … [Read more...]

‘CIVIL TWILIGHT’ TO COMMEMORATE DESEGREGATION OF LR CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

CORE Performance Company will perform “Civil Twilight: Reflections on Fear, Courage and Resilience,” a site-specific dance/spoken word event, as part of the University of Central Arkansas’s commemoration of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. The 6 p.m., Sept. 24 event, at the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Commemorative Garden at 2120 W. Daisy L. Gatso … [Read more...]

THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND TO KICK OFF REYNOLDS SEASON SEPT. 28

 By John Anderson and Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Charlie Daniels Band will kick off the 2017-2018 Pops series at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, Sept. 28. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. “We are thrilled to be kicking off our Pops season with the Charlie Daniels Band, whose influences h … [Read more...]

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...]