UCA Conducts “Operation Safe Walk”

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Representatives with the UCA Police Department, SGA, UCA Executive Staff, Physical Plant and Housing Department will conduct a safe walk Thursday, Nov. 18 to identify potential safety issues on campus. The goal of "Operation Safe Walk" is to identify hazards in an effort to make UCA a safer campus. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Center court yard. A brief presentation will … [Read more...]

Play Gives Disabled Adults An Opportunity to Shine

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Adults with disabilities will show off their acting talents Nov. 17 in the comedic play, "These are the ACTS of Our Lives." "These are the ACTS of Our Lives" is based on day-time soap operas such as General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, As the World Turns, and Days of Our Lives. The show begins at 7 p.m. in the Reynolds Performance Hall. The play is a part of the "Acting Creates … [Read more...]

Table at Luigi’s win “Best in Show” at Indie Fest

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Table at Luigi's, a feature film by the University of Central Arkansas's Digital Filmmaking program was recently honored as the "Best in Show" at the Indie Fest in La Jolla, Calif. The "Indie" award goes to those filmmakers who produce fresh, standout entertainment, animation and compelling documentaries. Table at Luigi's is a modern-day fairy tale about David, "Chef" to his friends, who … [Read more...]

Community Honors Veterans’ Sacrifices

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Hundreds of veterans, soldiers, military families, and Faulkner County residents gathered at Estes Stadium on Nov. 11 to honor veterans. The University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway hosted the annual Veterans Day Celebration, which featured live music, aircraft and military displays, games and a special ceremony. Maj. Gen. Ron Chastain, deputy commanding general for the Army … [Read more...]

UCA Celebrates Native American Heritage

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The University of Central Arkansas will host a Native American Heritage Month Celebration Nov. 16 with members of the Indian Inter-Tribal Association of Arkansas (INARK). The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. INARK will perform a pow wow dance and drum segment, share the history of Native Americans, and tell Native American folk stories.  The event is free and open to the … [Read more...]

UCA, SGA Promote Pedestrian Safety

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The University of Central Arkansas Police Department and the Student Government Association promoted pedestrian safety through the "Brake for Bears"campaign held Nov. 10. Volunteers encouraged safety awareness throughout the day at various crosswalks. UCA police and volunteers distributed t-shirts and fliers to pedestrians along crosswalks at Bruce Streets, Farris Road, and Donaghey … [Read more...]

Political Corruption Focus of 2010 Challenge Week

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The University of Central Arkansas Honors College will dedicate a week to the awareness of political corruption. Political corruption is this year's Challenge Week theme. Challenge Week 2010 is scheduled Nov. 9 - Nov. 12 on the UCA campus. UCA Honors College students created a list of the major challenges facing humankind in the 21st century. After a series of formal and informal discussions … [Read more...]

Eleven Compete for Miss UCA Nov. 12

Eleven young women will compete for the title of Miss University of Central Arkansas 2011 on Friday, Nov. 12, in Reynolds Performance Hall on the UCA campus.  The winner will receive a $6,000 scholarship to UCA and over $4,000 in prizes. Scholarships totaling $2,550 will be given to other winners during the pageant. Each contestant competes in the areas Presentation and Community Achievement in … [Read more...]

UCA, City of Conway To Honor Veterans

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The University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway will host the annual Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11 at Estes Stadium. This year's Veterans Day Celebration will kick off at 9 a.m. with a formal flag-raising ceremony in downtown Conway at Simon Park. UCA's ROTC will provide a Color Guard. Crain Buick GMC Automotive Team of Conway will lead a convoy of soldiers and participants to UCA … [Read more...]

Humanities Fair Explore Orgins, Use of Avatar

The 2010 Humanities and World Cultures Institute Humanities Fair public lecture will be given Nov.  11. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center 5A & 5B. The evening lecture on the subject of “Blue Avatars, White Avatars: In Love and War” by Dr. Jim Deitrick of UCA’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, will explore the origins and use of the concept of Avatar … [Read more...]