Community Education Adds Variety to Course Offerings

COMMUNITY EDUCATION ADDS VARIETY TO COURSE OFFERINGS CONWAY, AR—New fall community education courses are being offered to the public through University of Central Arkansas’ Division of Outreach and Community Engagement. Nine classes have been added to the fall course offerings, which are scheduled to begin early-September. “Community Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It’ … [Read more...]

Whitehead named to state GIS Board

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS AUGUST 22, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. Whitehead named to state GIS Board CONWAY—Amy Whitehead, director of the Center for Community and Economic D … [Read more...]

Students place in Beta Alpha Psi competition

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS AUGUST 21, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. UCA Students Place Third in Beta Alpha Psi Annual Competition CONWAY—The Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi c … [Read more...]

Board discusses Greek Village

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS AUGUST 16, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES DISCUSS GREEK VILLAGE CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees discussed a p … [Read more...]

Courtway takes stand on texting and driving

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS AUGUST 16, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114. UCA President Tom Courtway takes stand on texting and driving CONWAY—President Tom Courtway plans to address freshman … [Read more...]

Angel Band Project visits UCA

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS AUGUST 16, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka Sharkey, associate director for media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450 -5114 or 501-681-6278. Jenna Davidson, program coordinator, jdavidson@uca.edu or (501) 450-3133 Angel Band Project visits … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees August meeting

The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2013 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The Audit Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2013 in Room 210 in Wingo Hall. An agenda is included below. A copy of the Board of Trustees agenda is also available at this link: http://uca.edu/board/files/2013/08/081613agenda.pdf. August 15, 2013 … [Read more...]

Welcome Week takes off Aug 18

The 2013 Welcome Week kicks off on Sunday, August 18 with freshmen moving into their residence halls and a new way of getting them there. This year’s Move-In Day is split into two groups, one from 8 a.m. to noon and the second from noon to 4 p.m. The first group includes freshmen moving into Baridon, Bear, Carmichael, Conway, and Hughes halls and the second group includes freshmen moving into A … [Read more...]

Delegation from Argentina visits UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Office of International Engagement hosted the Argentina Education and Culture Delegation recently. Members of the delegation arrived on Monday, July 29 and departed on Friday, August 2. Delegation members included: • Dr. Maria Cristina Camacho - Advisor to the Secretary of Labor and Education. Government of the City of Buenos Aires. • Dr. Jorge L Pas … [Read more...]

27th Annual CDI concludes with awards ceremony

Over 100 community leaders from Arkansas and surrounding states participated in the 27th annual Community Development Institute (CDI) at the University of Central Arkansas. The event, held July 29-August 2, concluded with a special graduation and awards ceremony. The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation was honored with the Friend of Community Development Award, offered each year to an individual or … [Read more...]