Nursing department awards scholarships

The Department of Nursing at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the award of four scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. Johnelle Hunt Scholarship Laura Gillis from Conway, Ark., has been selected as the recipient of the Johnelle Hunt Nursing Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is for a graduate nursing student, enrolled in the nurse … [Read more...]

College of Business professor offers insights

John Bratton, UCA professor of insurance and risk management, provided insights about auto insurance to Bankrate.com in an article that went live today, April 17. The article entitled, “Peek beneath your car insurance rates,” was also picked up by Yahoo! Finance. In the article, Bratton answers a series of questions about auto insurance rates. Bankrate.com enlists university professors acr … [Read more...]

New Rec Field to Break Ground

WHAT: Groundbreaking of student recreational field WHEN:  1:40 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2013 WHERE: Far south end of the parking lot east of the HPER Center DETAILS: The groundbreaking ceremony for a new student recreational football field will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 1:40 p.m. This project will allow intramural teams to play two simultaneous flag football games … [Read more...]

UCA alumnus to lead downtown mural project

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 12, 2013 CONTACT:  Dr. Gayle Seymour, (501) 450-3295; gayles@uca.edu COMMUNITY MURAL SCHEDULED FOR DOWNTOWN CONWAY CONWAY — Work is about to begin on a second community mural for downtown Conway after the Conway City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to match a grant from the Mid-America Arts Al … [Read more...]

UCA Presents ‘Western Gazes Upon China’

CONWAY – The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Arkansas continues the "Exploring Our World" series with a free public lecture on the reception of Chinese philosophies and religions by European scholars. The lecture, Western Gazes upon China, will be held Tuesday, April 16 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. A panel of faculty … [Read more...]

Inaugural Communication Week set for April 15-18

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 9, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Nelle Bedner, (501) 450-5601; nelleb@uca.edu  INAUGURAL COMMUNICATION WEEK SET FOR UCA By Spencer Mercy College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Communication will host the first Communication Week on … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble sets April 17 concert

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 8, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Blake Tyson (501) 450-5263; btyson@uca.edu PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE SET FOR APRIL 17 CONCERT By Spencer Mercy College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert on Wednesday, April 17, in t … [Read more...]

Board discusses retention and graduation rates

Student retention and graduation rates became the focus of much of the discussion during the UCA Board of Trustees budget workshop on Friday, April 5. The board met to discuss the budget for the next academic year, 2013-2014. They reviewed a variety of potential budget scenarios that included tuition increases and other budget modifications. During their discussion, the board also discussed … [Read more...]

UCA Film Festival set for April 26

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION April 3, 2013 CONTACT: Joe Dull, (501) 852-2377; jdull@uca.edu UCA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR APRIL 26  By Callie France College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The annual UCA Film Festival, featuring films by undergraduate students in digital filmmaking at the University of Ce … [Read more...]

UCA Board to meet for workshop

The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall for a budget workshop. A copy of the budget booklet can be found at the following link: http://uca.edu/budget/files/2012/01/FY14.pdf The board also will have a short action agenda at the beginning of the workshop. … [Read more...]