Prospective teachers can attend meet and greet events

Future master level teachers can learn more about the Partnership for Transition to Teaching grant opportunity during several upcoming informational meetings. The Partnership for Transition to Teaching is a $2.3 million federal grant awarded to the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 which provides up to $5,000 in tuition payments for qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees teleconference

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 19, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of 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.   Board Teleconference  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have a teleconference meet … [Read more...]

Holiday campus closure

The University of Central Arkansas campus will close for holiday break at 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013.  The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2014. Classes begin on Thursday, January 9, 2014. … [Read more...]

Pi Beta Chapter announces Mentor Teacher of the Semester

  PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 18, 2013 CONTACT:  Mara Cawein, clinical instructor, at 501-852-5152 or marac@uca.edu. Pi Beta Chapter announces Mentor Teacher of the Semester CONWAY—The Pi Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Society in Education at the University of Central Arkansas presented Jason Campbell with the Mentor Teacher of the Semester a … [Read more...]

UCA partners with local arts nonprofit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Josh Markham Telephone: 501-450-3460 Fax: 501-450-5277 Email: joshm@uca.edu UCA PARTNERS WITH LOCAL ARTS NONPROFIT CONWAY (December 17, 2013)—The Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas partners with Blackbird Academy of Arts, Inc., a local nonprofit agency, to highlight their community arts programs. From now until s … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees chooses 2014 Chair

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 16, 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. UCA Board of Trustees chooses 2014 Chair CONWAY—Kay Hinkle will serve as the 2014 Chair of the University of C … [Read more...]

UCA Announces $250,000 Gift from Distinguished Alumnus

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Shelley Mehl, Vice President for UCA Advancement, shelleym@uca.edu, 501-450-3127 UCA Announces $250,000 Gift from Distinguished Alumnus CONWAY (December 13, 2013)—The University of Central Arkansas Advancement Division announces a $250,000 gift from Terry Pillow, CEO of Tommy Bahama, Inc., to support UCA’s College of Business dean’s position. The gift will provide … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS December 10, 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. UCA Board of Trustees December meeting CONWAY—The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2 … [Read more...]

UCA December commencement

NEWS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 12, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka B. Sharkey, associate director of media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450-5114.   UCA December commencement  CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas will hold its Winter Commencement on Satu … [Read more...]

UCA to host “Topping Out” ceremony for HPER expansion

 NEWS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DECEMBER 11, 2013 CONTACT: Jeff Pitchford, vice president of university and government relations, at jeffp@uca.edu or (501) 450-3185. Fredricka B. Sharkey, associate director of media relations, at fsharkey@uca.edu or (501) 450-5114.  "Topping Out" Ceremony for HPER expansion CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas is hosting a "Topping Out" c … [Read more...]