New Study to Focus on Economics of Educating Women in Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas faculty and students in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Leadership (LEAD) program are working together with the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas to examine the economics of educating women in Arkansas. This study will build upon previous findings by taking a new look at why women in Arkansas choose to pursue or not pursue higher levels of education. The study will e … [Read more...]

Former lawmaker donates papers to UCA

PICKETT-0022

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS NOVEMBER 11, 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. Jimmy Bryant, director of archives and special collections, at jbryant@uca.edu or (501)- 450-3418. FORMER LAWMAKER … [Read more...]

2013 Humanities Fair

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS NOVEMBER 4, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Nicholas S. Brasovan at nbrasovan@uca.edu, (501) 852-2642, or (219) 644-5714. 2013 HUMANITIES FAIR WHEN: November 14, 2013, 9:45 am to 2 pm WHY: Showcase the importance and vitality of the humanities to high school students DETAILS: The 2013 Humanities Fair will be held at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center at … [Read more...]

Veterans Day Celebration

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 31, 2013 CONTACT: Denicha Kemp, office manager, at (501) 852-2514 or denichak@uca.edu. UCA VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION ‘Honor our heroes, protect our future’ CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas and City of Conway will host the 16th annual Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, November 7 at 1:00 p.m. on lawn outside Old Main on the camp … [Read more...]

Professor’s research helps in creating award-winning mobile app

julie meaux

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 28, 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. PROFESSOR’S RESEARCH HELPS IN CREATING AWARD-WINNING MOBILE APP CONWAY—Dr. Julie Meaux, nursing professor, col … [Read more...]

Challenge Week 2013

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 22, 2013 CONTACT: Donna Bowman, associate dean of the Schedler Honors College, at 501-450-3631. Challenge Week 2013: "The State of the Dream in Arkansas" CONWAY—Challenge Week 2013 convenes October 25-30 as a community-wide conversation on the state of civil rights in Arkansas for female, African-American, and gay citizens. Minnijean B … [Read more...]

Hank Henderson at UCA Oct. 22

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 21, 2013 CONTACT: Tammy Rogers, interim chair of the Economics, Finance, Insurance & Risk Management Department, at trogers@uca.edu or 501-852-7467. DAVIS LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES The Davis Family Lecture Series Featuring William H. “Hank” Henderson Tuesday, October 21 College of Business Auditorium (107) 1:40 – 2:30 p.m. Free and … [Read more...]

UCA Board of Trustees Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 10, 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. UCA Board of Trustees Meeting CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will have meeting at 10 a … [Read more...]

Prospective teachers can attend Meet and Greet events

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 9, 2013 CONTACT: Dr. Carolyn Williams, special assistant to the dean for external funding and special projects, at carolynw@uca.edu or 501-450-3627. Michelle Wynn, administrative specialist I, at mwynn@uca.edu or 501-450-5443. PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS CAN ATTEND MEET AND GREET EVENTS CONWAY— Future and master level teachers in the Harrison and … [Read more...]

Two attorneys hired

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS OCTOBER 8, 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. TWO ATTORNEYS HIRED CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas announced today that two new attorneys have been hired. … [Read more...]