NURSING SCHOOL AWARDS 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

The School of Nursing at the University of Central Arkansas recently announced the award of undergraduate and graduate scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarship recipients are as follows: Betty Martin Nursing Scholarship Award Lindsay Massey, of Conway, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Betty Martin Nursing Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory … [Read more...]

UCA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR MAY 4

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—The 13th annual UCA Film Festival will be held Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The festival is free and open to the public and will highlight the best work of UCA film students. “This is a great opportunity for students to share their wor … [Read more...]

ANGELA WEBSTER NAMED ACE FELLOW

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Angela Webster, associate vice president for Institutional Diversity and associate professor of Leadership Studies, University of Central Arkansas has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year. Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows Program is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by … [Read more...]

STUDENT WINS NATIONAL STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

University of Central Arkansas student Colleen Weidman has been named a recipient of a 2017-2018 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship in the amount of $2,000.  The James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarships are awarded to Alpha Lambda Delta members who are pursuing credit-bearing study abroad programs to enhance their academic studies. Weidman is one of 10 individuals nationally to receive … [Read more...]

SERVICE-LEARNING AWARDS HELD AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas honored faculty, students and partners during the fourth annual Service-Learning Awards ceremony for their achievement in service-learning Monday, April 24. This academic year, 42 faculty members instructed 1,572 students in 104 academic service-learning courses, serving 97 community partners in Conway and surrounding communities. Special recognitions were … [Read more...]

UCAPD, DEA PARTNER TO TAKEBACK PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration have partnered to hold a prescription drug takeback day Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by getting rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from homes and residence halls. Bring medications for dispos … [Read more...]

WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT SET FOR APRIL 27

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will be in concert Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. This event is free and open to the public. The concert will feature graduate conducting intern Nathan Rakow, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin., conducting Debussy's "The Engulfed C … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS 7TH ANNUAL NIGHT OF DISTINCTION

Returns to newly-renovated McCastlain Ballroom The University of Central Arkansas will host its seventh annual Night of Distinction Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the McCastlain Ballroom on the campus. Night of Distinction is the only black-tie event of its kind in Conway. The highlight of the evening is honoring the annual recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and Alumni … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS FIFTH GIRL POWER IN STEM

The University of Central Arkansas will host the fifth annual Girl Power in STEM Friday, April 28 on the campus. The featured speaker for the event is NASA astrophysicist and Arkansas native, Dr. Amber Straughn, who will speak during lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Center. Girl Power in STEM is a unique opportunity for 8th-grade girls in Arkansas to gain hands-on experience and learn … [Read more...]

COMMENCEMENT SET FOR MAY 6

The University of Central Arkansas will hold Commencement on Saturday, May 6 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center. University officials will confer 888 undergraduate degrees and 242 graduate degrees during three ceremonies. Commencement for the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is scheduled for 10 a.m. … [Read more...]