Day of Giving campaign a huge success

The University of Central Arkansas raised $36,059.80 from 1,276 donors during its second annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 17. The goal was to raise $11,754 to honor each of the 11,754 students enrolled at UCA. The funds will support emergency student scholarships. “We all appreciate the generous contributions from our alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends,” said UCA … [Read more...]

Students place first in Beta Alpha Psi regional competition

Twelve UCA accounting students traveled to Houston, Texas on March 4th and 5th to represent the Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at the 2016 regional meeting. Beta Alpha Psi is an organization for financial information students and professionals with 300 chapters on college and university campuses. The Theta Lambda chapter is identified as a superior chapter by the organization for its … [Read more...]

Josh Radnor to lecture at UCA on April 4

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —Actor, director and writer Josh Radnor will speak at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. The visit is part of UCA Public Appearance’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Radnor is perhaps best known for his role as Ted Mosby, the central character on CBS’s Em … [Read more...]

Graduate film screening set for April 5

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Digital Filmmaking program will present a graduate student film screening at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5. The even in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall is free and open to the public. "UCA's graduate thesis films typically keep the film community in Central Arkansas in b … [Read more...]

Second annual Black Alumni Weekend

The Black Alumni Chapter at the University of Central Arkansas continues will host the second annual "Black Alumni Weekend" from April 15-17, 2016. The Black Alumni Chapter was established September 21, 2013 to foster a sense of community among UCA black graduates and the alumni community while helping to advance the University’s mission. “We want to perpetuate a cycle of continued com … [Read more...]

Big band gala dance to benefit Jazz Program

College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “April in Paris”, a UCA Jazz Ensembles big band gala dance, is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, to benefit the University of Central Arkansas Jazz Program. “The UCA Jazz Ensembles have had a tradition of hosting ballroom dances for decades,” said Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of UCA’s Dixieland Band. “It is a … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘The Winter’s Tale’

By Chelsey Herrold CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas will present The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare in the Bridges Larson Theatre of Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus. The production will be April 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and April 9 at 2 p.m. Under the direction of UCA Theatre Professor Dr. Kevin Thomas Browne, this play brings tragedy and comedy together in a ta … [Read more...]

UCA Opera Theater to present ‘Hansel and Gretel’

The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theater will perform Engelbert Humperdinck’s "Hansel and Gretel" March 31-April 3 in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. The opera will be sung in English. "Hansel and Gretel" is a charming children's story of two children lost in the woods who come upon a gingerbread house owned by a witch,” said Dr. Rob Holden, professor of voice and opera and d … [Read more...]

UCA receives half million dollar gift

  The University of Central Arkansas announced a $500,000 gift from Nabholz Charitable Foundation during a special presentation. “The Nabholz Charitable Foundation is honored today to make a commitment to this institution. This is a way for Nabholz to give back to UCA for the outstanding impact the university has made in our community for educating young men and women in the healthcare f … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees meeting today

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a called teleconference meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, March 14, prior to the 1:30 p.m. major gift announcement in the Doyne Health Sciences Center. The call will be placed in Wingo 210. The call-in number is 1-855-332-4181. The access code is 4503173. … [Read more...]