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...]

UCA ANNOUNCES CENTRAL HIGH 60-YEAR COMMEMORATION EVENTS

WHEN:           11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2017  WHERE:         Board of Trustees Conference Room DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas will announce the events coordinated by the College of Fine Arts and Communication for the 60-year commemoration of the Little Rock Central High School Integration. The announcement is 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room o … [Read more...]

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FALL LESSONS IN UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Registration is open for fall music lessons at the University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music. According to Smokey Emerson, Community School of Music director, for more than 26 years, the Community School of Music has offered exceptional musical training and instruction to children and adults in the Central Arkansas area. The faculty of the Community School consists primarily of … [Read more...]

UCA SHOWCASES RENOVATIONS TO HISTORIC MIRROR ROOM

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a grand re-opening for the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall Friday. The university received a $250,000 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council to renovate the space. As part of the renovation, the Mirror Room now has a landing area at the east entrance to the room. From the landing, stairs featuring new railings with arched … [Read more...]

UCA BEAR BLAST AUG. 25

WHAT:           Bear Blast-Donaghey Block Party 2017  WHEN:           5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2017  WHERE:         Donaghey Avenue-In front of The Shoppes at Donaghey  DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas will host its inaugural Bear Blast-Donaghey Block Party 2017 for students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families, as well as the Conway and surrounding communities. The e … [Read more...]

UCA BAUM GALLERY TO HOST NEW FALL EXHIBITIONS

The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas will host two exhibitions from Sept.1 to Oct. 19, 2017. An opening and reception for both shows is 4–7 p.m Thursday, Aug. 31. All events are free and open to the public. The shows are Vertebrates: An Installation by Ben Butler and Equivocal Exposures: Alternative Photographic Processes.  Vertebrates is a large-scale, site-specific ins … [Read more...]