Education Leaders to Discuss Student Success

More than 300 education leaders from 40 public and private institutions will gather March 30-31 to discuss ways to improve student success. The annual Arkansas Student Success Symposium is a collaborative event between the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Pulaski Technical College, and the University of Central Arkansas coordinated in conjunction with the Arkansas Student Success … [Read more...]

Graduate Film Screening Set For April 3

The University of Central Arkansas will host the Graduate Film Screening on Sunday, April 3 at 6 p.m. in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The event, free and open to the public, features thesis films by candidates for the Master of Fine Arts in Digital Filmmaking scheduled to graduate in May. There is some adult content and language, so parents should consider this in deciding … [Read more...]

Forum on Financial Services Regulatory Reform Set for March 31

The UCA Investment Club and the UCA College of Business will sponsor a panel discussion titled "Financial Services Regulatory Reform:  What is it, and does it impact me?" The event will be held on March 31 at 1:30 p.m. in the UCA College of Business auditorium. It is free and open to the public.    Members of the panel will include Julie Stackhouse, Senior Vice President Federal Reserve Bank … [Read more...]

UCA Students First in Nation to Complete UACIC Program

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Seven University of Central Arkansas students were honored recently for being first in the nation to complete the University Associate Certified Insurance Counselor (UACIC) designation program. The University Associate Certified Insurance Counselor designation was created to give college students pursuing an insurance and risk management undergraduate degree the opportunity to attain a new … [Read more...]

The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made Wins Indie Fest Award

The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Indie Fest. The 30-minute film, released in 2010, was honored in the Short Documentary category. "Our film shows an important part of American history that has not been fully explained before, and it is gratifying for it to be recognized with an Indie for its … [Read more...]

Professor Bryan Massey Selected for Monument

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UCA Professor Bryan Massey Sr. has been commissioned by the University of Arkansas Public Art Oversight Committee to create a monument to honor Silas Hunt, the first black student to attend a major Southern public university when he was admitted to the University Of Arkansas School Of Law in 1948. The Public Art Oversight Committee began seeking established professional artists to send … [Read more...]

Bus Stop to Continue Broadway Series

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The Montana Repertory Theatre's production of William Inge's Tony-nominated play Bus Stop will continue the University of Central Arkansas's Broadway Series with a 7:30 p.m. performance on Monday, March 14 in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Bus Stop tells the comedic story of eight characters who find themselves in a weather-enforced layover in a Kansas street corner diner. During the … [Read more...]

UCA Offers New Program In Leadership

The University of Central Arkansas is developing the state's and region's first interdisciplinary doctor of philosophy program in the field of leadership. The new program is slated to begin this fall. "The program will focus on the complex organizations that are found within education and government/non-profit settings. It is specifically geared toward training persons who are already … [Read more...]

UCA Partners with Conway Regional to Build Healthcare Education Center

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The University of Central Arkansas and Conway Regional Health System are working together to advance healthcare in the region by establishing a healthcare education center. The UCA Board of Trustees passed a resolution Friday to use property at Western Avenue and College for the construction of The Center for Collaborative Healthcare Education. The building will be shared by the university and … [Read more...]

Darwin Day Celebration Set for March 3

The UCA Biology Department and Pearson Higher Education will host "Darwin Day" on March 3. Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held near the birthday of Charles Darwin, who was born Feb. 12. However, inclement weather forced this year's celebration  to be postponed. The goals for this event are to inform the public about the importance of evolution as the unifying theme o … [Read more...]