Josh Markham receives New Professional Award

Josh Markham receives the New Professional Award from Terre McClendon, ACDS president

Josh Markham, assistant director of UCA’s Center for Community and Economic Development, received the New Professional Award during the Arkansas Community Development Society’s annual conference, held at UCA on October 22. The New Professional Award recognizes and encourages community developers who have worked for up to five years in the field of community development, and whose work has ha … [Read more...]

Successful start for UCA Debate Team

The University of Central Arkansas Debate and Forensics Team had a positive start to their season when they competed in two tournaments this semester. The team attended the Weevil Wars Tournament at the University of Arkansas at Monticello on Oct. 2-4 and took third place in the Team IPDA. In addition, the team of Braxton Johnson and Jacob Thomas had a 3-1 preliminary round record and … [Read more...]

UCA Veterans Day Celebration set for Nov. 5

Veterans Day

NOV. 5, 2015 UPDATE: Due to weather conditions predicted by the National Weather Service, the UCA Veterans Day Celebration will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus.   The University of Central Arkansas and city of Conway will host the 18th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 1:00 p.m. on the lawn outside Old Main on the campus of … [Read more...]

UCA Percussion Ensemble to perform Nov. 3

By Elisabeth Sandoval College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The ensemble will perform music by composers from the 20th and 21st centuries: “Second Construction” by John Cage, “Quic … [Read more...]

UCA commemorates UN and AMUN anniversaries

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Political Science is hosting upcoming events to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN) and the 50th Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference. On Friday, Oct. 30, the department is hosting a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UN in October 1945. The “United Nations Day” commemoration will begin … [Read more...]

Creative writing faculty to hold reading at Oxford American Annex

By Rachel Hoge UCA Department of Writing LITTLE ROCK—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host a faculty reading at the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public. The department has hosted several events at the OA Annex, located next door to South on Main, a celebrated Little Rock restaurant a … [Read more...]

Rick Springfield homecoming performance sold out


By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning musician, author and actor, will perform to a sold-out audience in UCA Public Appearances’ homecoming show at Reynolds Performance Hall on October 29. Springfield has sold more than 25 million records and had 17 Top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the H … [Read more...]

UCA participates in Food Day 2015

The University of Central Arkansas will participate in the second annual Food Day on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in Hot Springs at the Farmers and Artisans Market at 121 Orange Street. Students in the Dietetic Internship (DI) program will host a smart shopping workshop at 9 a.m., and a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. The UCA DI is one of only two in Arkansas. For a full list of events, visit … [Read more...]

Tournées French Film Festival at UCA

Visit the French-speaking world without leaving Central Arkansas through the Tournées French Film Festival at the University of Central Arkansas. The Tournées French Film Festival is from Oct. 30 to Nov. 13 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus of UCA. An audience discussion with a panel of UCA faculty will follow each film, and refreshments will be served. All films are free … [Read more...]

CHBS 6th Annual Interprofessional Education Forum

What:              Interprofessional Forum for the students in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) When:              9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Where:             UCA Student Center Ballroom Details:            Teamwork and collaboration amongst health professionals is essential to care for patients in today’s complex health care environment. To better pr … [Read more...]