UCA’s TEDx premiers on new date

The inaugural TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas originally set to debut on the campus of University of Central Arkansas on Saturday, March 12, 2016 will now take place on Friday, March 4, 2016. The all-day event will be held in the Ida Waldran Auditorium located inside UCA’s oldest building, Old Main. TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas speakers will be announced in January of 2016. If you have … [Read more...]

UCA receives Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Grant

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF) announced its support of $137,000 over three years for the Graduation and Retention Interventions for Marginalized Men of Color and the College Transition Collaborative at the University of Central Arkansas. “The intent of the funding is two-fold,” said Angela Webster-Smith, associate vice president for Institutional Diversity. “By allowing UCA to combi … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to perform Nov. 5

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu John Erwin, (501) 450-5757; johne@uca.edu October 16, 2015 UCA CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR NOV. 5 By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will pe … [Read more...]

TEDx “Addiction” Salon on Oct. 19

TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas will hold the second TEDx Salon themed “Addiction” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 19 in the Doyne College of Health Sciences Auditorium. Lisa Ray, Director of UCA’s Addiction Studies Program, will host the event. The salon will entail two prerecorded TED talks followed by discussion about addiction and related topics, such as connection and vulner … [Read more...]

Homecoming Week 2015 includes Greek Village grand opening

UCA Homecoming

The University of Central Arkansas celebrates the grand opening of Greek Village during Homecoming Week 2015. Homecoming Week 2015 is Monday, Oct. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. The grand opening of Greek Village is Saturday, Oct. 31 at noon, followed by tours at 12:30 p.m. Greek Village opened in August 2015 and is home to the Panhellenic Council sororities—Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Zeta, S … [Read more...]

Core Performance Company presents ‘Gaman’ at Reynolds


CORE Performance Company presents four public performances of their new dance/theater work, Gaman/我慢、がまん in Arkansas this November. This richly layered evening-length performance of contemporary dance, art and music honors and remembers the U.S. citizens of Japanese descent who were interned on American soil during World War II. Of the 10 camps operated by the War Relocation Authority in the wester … [Read more...]

Insurance Hall of Fame sold out for inaugural ceremony

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The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame will induct its inaugural class before a sold-out crowd. The inaugural ceremony is 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 in the Farris Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Arkansas insurance industry leaders, led by Steve Russell, president of Risk Services of Arkansas, established AIHF, which is housed in UCA’s College of Business. The p … [Read more...]

UCA holds Family Day on Saturday


The University of Central Arkansas Office of Student Life, in partnership with the Office of the President, are excited to announce this year’s Family Day festivities. The event will be from 2 p.m. to 6  p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 on the football practice field located at the corner of Farris Road and Bruce Street. The entire UCA Community and their families are invited to enjoy this free e … [Read more...]

2015 Amigo Cup Soccer Tournament

amigo cup

The University of Central Arkansas will host Amigo Cup, the only statewide Latino youth soccer tournament aimed at encouraging Latinos to attend college. The tournament will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. The competition kicks off at 9 a.m. at the UCA soccer field located on the corner of Donaghey Avenue and Dave Ward Drive. The tournament was established to promote cultural exchange and … [Read more...]

Beach volleyball coming to UCA


Women’s beach volleyball is coming to the University of Central Arkansas after the Board of Trustees voted to add it as the 18th varsity sport at the university. The beach volleyball season is played during March and April and will begin at UCA in 2017, according to Dr. Brad Teague, director of athletics. “It's exciting to add a women's sport to our already very successful lineup of nine wom … [Read more...]