International students perform volunteer work

international volunteers

UCA International Engagement recently had the opportunity to volunteer at City of Hope Outreach (CoHO), a local organization promoting community renewal in under resourced areas. Nearly 20 international students participated in CoHO’s bi-monthly King’s Club program. King’s Club is an initiative to help children meet positive role models. The international students spent the day playing soccer, voll … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present A Doll’s House

UCA Theatre will present A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen on April 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway. This classic theatrical drama follows Nora, who has been blackmailed for a forgery she had almost forgotten. Her perfect marriage begins to spin out of control when she finds her controlling h … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees retreat

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View. The retreat is expected to conclude at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 3. … [Read more...]

“Brake for Bears” steps out another year

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department and the Student Government Association are promoting pedestrian safety through the “Brake for Bears” campaign scheduled for Wednesday, April 2. Pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists along traffic light crosswalks will receive educational flyers from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from UCAPD and volunteers. This marks the fourth year and eighth time the UC … [Read more...]

UCA men wear high heels to raise awareness

Male students, faculty and staff will sport women’s high heel shoes to raise awareness about sexual violence. UCA men, as well as female supporters, will be participating in a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:40 p.m. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. "The end of sexual assault and gender … [Read more...]

UCA and UofA to host Strong Towns Workshop

The University of Central Arkansas’ Center for Community and Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Arkansas’ Applied Sustainability Center at the Sam M. Walton College of Business will host a workshop on ways to improve city budgets, strengthen local tax bases, and reduce the burden on taxpayers on April 3. Chuck Marohn, co-founder and president of Strong Towns, will con … [Read more...]

Permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit at UCA

medreturn box

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department has partnered with the Arkansas Department of Health, the Arkansas National Guard Counterdrug Program, and the Arkansas law enforcement community to establish a permanent MedReturn drug collection program. Members of the UCA community looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre schedules April performances

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert Holden (501) 450-5762; March 21, 2014 UCA OPERA THEATRE TO PRESENT SCENES, PERFORMANCES By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Opera Theatre students will present two programs of opera … [Read more...]

UCA Announces Porter Prize MFA Scholarship

The University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship to support its MFA students by the Porter Prize literary organization. For the next four years, the College of Fine Arts and Communication will select a graduate assistant to receive the $4,000 Porter Prize scholarship. Terry Wright, interim dean, noted that “UCA is grateful that a prestigious literary o … [Read more...]

BA/BFA exhibition to feature 11 seniors

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION March 17, 2013 CONTACT:  Dr. Jeff Young, (501) 450-5791; BA/BFA EXHIBITION FEATURING 11 SENIORS SET FOR APRIL 3  By Taylor Woods College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The annual BA/BFA Senior Exhibit, featuring works by 11 graduating art students, will be on … [Read more...]