CAYLI TO HOST FUNDRAISER

WHO:             Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute WHAT:            Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser WHEN:           Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, 8 a.m to 1 p.m. WHERE:          Stoby’s Restaurant, 805 Donaghey Ave. DETAILS:        The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a fundraiser for the Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI). T … [Read more...]

UCA MAINTAINS HIGH RANKING AMONG ‘TOP PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ IN THE SOUTH

The University of Central Arkansas maintained a ranking in the top 30 best regional public institutions in the South, according to the 2019 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Monday, Sept. 10. UCA ranks 26 in the Top Public Schools category of regional universities in the South, which is the highest ranking among other Arkansas regional public universities. A … [Read more...]

9/11 COLLECTION ON DISPLAY AT UCA ARCHIVES

The University of Central Arkansas Archives began displaying part of its massive collection of 9/11 documents and materials Monday, Sept. 10. The display of 9/11 materials is free and open to the public. The exhibit will remain on display until Sept. 22. The UCA Archives is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Due to the size of the collection, considered to be the largest in the … [Read more...]

UCA FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT OVER 2,000

Incoming class largest since 2015 First-time undergraduate enrollment at the University of Central Arkansas for the fall 2018 semester has surpassed 2,000 students for the first time since 2015. The 2,033 entering freshmen distinguish UCA as having the second-largest first-time undergraduate enrollment in Arkansas. This represents a 5 percent increase over last year’s incoming class of 1 … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES RETHINK YOUR DRINK CAMPAIGN

The University of Central Arkansas is launching the Rethink Your Drink campaign on campus during September to educate students, faculty and staff on the harmful effects of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages and to encourage healthier beverage options. The campaign, developed by the Healthy Active Arkansas initiative, is being implemented through a unique collaboration. Jenna Davidson, director … [Read more...]

AST TO ANNOUNCE 2019 SEASON

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theater will announce the 2019 season at the annual Season Reveal Party on Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. at the President’s Home on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. “Our 2019 lineup will thrill veteran AST audience members and is sure to attract newcomers to our festival. Join us Oct. 4th as we reveal titles that will delight and move you next summer,” said Mary Rut … [Read more...]

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...]