Arkansas Supreme Court visits UCA

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 7, 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. Arkansas Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at UCA  CONWAY—The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on th … [Read more...]

Cause of student death identified

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 4, 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. Arch Jones, director of organizational and community services, at ajones@uca.edu or (501) 450-3111. CAUSE OF STUDENT … [Read more...]

Name the Bear winner announced

University of Central Arkansas freshman Nakita Higgins was selected as the Name the Bear contest winner. A selection committee of faculty, staff and students chose Higgins’s submission as the name for the life-sized black bear outside Wingo Hall: Valor. Higgins was awarded a $200 gift card for his winning entry. In his submission, Higgins explains why he thought Valor would be a fitting name … [Read more...]

Campus memorializes student

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 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. CAMPUS MEMORIALIZES STUDENT WITH UPCOMING EVENTS CONWAY—A candlelight vigil and pancake supper fundraiser will be h … [Read more...]

Diversity Conference

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 3, 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.  Diversity Conference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas hosts a two-day conference in partnership with the Ar … [Read more...]

Tillis, Morgan to bring Grits and Glamour to Reynolds

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Amanda Horton, (501) 450-3682; ahorton@uca.edu October 3, 2013 Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan to bring Grits and Glamour to UCA By Stephen Simpson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Daughters of a pair of country music legends will bring Grits and Glamour to the U … [Read more...]

Statement regarding Hughes Hall student

STATEMENT FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS PRESIDENT TOM COURTWAY, RONNIE WILLIAMS, VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT SERVICES AND THE UCA POLICE DEPARTMENT (updated 2:28 p.m.) The University of Central Arkansas has released the name of the deceased student found today. Jaykwantay Girley, 18, a full-time freshman student, was a resident at Hughes Residential Hall. Girley enrolled in Fall … [Read more...]

Events Announced

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 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.  EVENTS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas celebrates its condensed mission statement the week of … [Read more...]

Opera Theatre set for Oct. 10-11

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION September 30, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Rob Holden, (501) 450-5762; roberth@uca.edu UCA OPERA THEATRE INTRODUCES COMMUNITY TO UNIQUE MUSIC STYLES By Brandon Riddle College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Students in the University of Central Arkansas’ Opera Theatre will present ope … [Read more...]

Bear Facts Days announced

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS SEPTEMBER 30, 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. BEAR FACTS DAYS ANNOUNCED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas recently announced the Bear Facts Days s … [Read more...]