Fall 2013 Schedler Honors Scholars selected

The Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas has selected 75 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Schedler Honors Scholars. The students were selected from a pool of over 200 applicants, of which 120 were selected for intensive full-day interviews on the UCA campus. Schedler Honors Scholars receive UCA’s most prestigious scholarship package, reside in a l … [Read more...]

Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List Announced

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Dean's List and the Presidential Scholars List for the spring 2013 semester. Recognition on the Dean's List requires at least a 3.5 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to receive the recognition of Presidential … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to open Oliver! June 12

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 30, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S OLIVER! TO OPEN JUNE 12 AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre presents one show each year that deviates from Shakespeare, and this year it will offer Oli … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 7th season to open with Much Ado About Nothing

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 29, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S 7TH SEASON TO OPEN JUNE 6 WITH MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will open its seventh summer season June 6 with Much Ado About Nothing, outdoors at The Vil … [Read more...]

Small City Summit at UCA

The fourth annual Small City Economic Leadership Empowerment Summit will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the University of Central Arkansas. The event is hosted by Houseaboutit, a nonprofit community development organization that specializes in implementing educational services and restoring, building, and revitalizing small communities in the Delta and other rural parts of … [Read more...]

UCA student publications awarded

UCA’s five student publications took home a total of 57 awards at the Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA)’s 2013 Media Contest held at Ouachita Baptist University on Friday, April 26. Each year, the ACMA hosts a conference that includes media workshops for students and advisors followed by an awards banquet. The categories for entry are newspaper, yearbook, magazine, television and onl … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s seventh season to run June 6-30

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 10, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE’S 7TH SEASON TO RUN JUNE 6-30 AT MULTIPLE VENUES CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s seventh season of entertaining and thought-provoking summer theatre in repertory will run June 6-30 … [Read more...]

Black bear carving complete

After four days, the buzz of the chainsaw is over, but the buzz around campus continues. A sculpture of a black bear outside Wingo Hall is now complete. Gary Keenan, a sculptor from Iowa, began shaping a tree into a life-sized black bear on Monday, May 6. He finished on Thursday, May 9. UCA students, faculty, staff, and alums, along with local media and community members visited the work … [Read more...]

Nursing Department awards scholarships

The Department of Nursing at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the award of five scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. Clara M. Forsberg Nursing ScholarshipLinda Fuller, from Conway, Ark., has been selected as the recipient of the Clara M. Forsberg Nursing Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship is for a junior or senior nursing student, … [Read more...]

Commencement ceremonies

Family and friends celebrated alongside graduates at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 4. The ceremony for the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was at 10 a.m. The ceremony for the College of Business, College of Fine Arts and Communication, and University College was at 1 p.m. The ceremony for the College of Health and Behavioral … [Read more...]