UCA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION APPOINTS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

                The University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes Katie Henry ’02 and Bobby Reynolds ’73 as the newest additions to the board. Henry most recently served as adjunct faculty for the UCA College Student Personnel Services and Administration program in fall 2017. She previously served as … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ANNOUNCES 2018-19 SEASON

Kicking off with a Sept. 20 performance by blues legend Buddy Guy, and two performances of the musical CHICAGO, Reynolds Performance Hall will feature 22 events for the 2018-19 season at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two Distinguished Lectures and one Add-On Special, as well as six Main Stage EdUCAtion shows and a benefit … [Read more...]

COOK AND HOLLAND WIN MADISON CUP

UCA debaters Dalton Cook and Jacob Holland won first place at the James Madison Commemorative Debates held in April. Cook and Holland were the top-ranked team after three preliminary rounds of competition. For finishing in first place, UCA was awarded the Madison Cup and a $5,000 donation from the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation. Cook and Holland will also receive $2,000 each. The duo competed … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION

Holly Laws, associate professor of Art, was recently selected as the Arkansas representative to the international exhibit Heavy Metals: Women to Watch 2018 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The museum’s associate curator and curator for the competitive exhibition, Virginia Treanor, selected two of Laws’ mixed-media artworks: Placeholder and Three Eastern Bluebirds. … [Read more...]

UCA ASSISTS SEARCY COUNTY CHAMBER WITH NEW BRAND

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development partnered with the Greater Searcy County Chamber of Commerce to unveil a new brand and logo for the county. The branding project between UCA and the Greater Searcy County Chamber of Commerce was initiated following feedback from a UCA marketing course in which students advised Searcy County chamber officials on … [Read more...]

KNOX FEATURED ON NEW BOOKS NETWORK PODCAST

Katelyn Knox, assistant professor of French, was recently interviewed about her latest book, Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France for the New Books Network Podcast. Her book looks at children's comics, literature, fashion, music and dance to turn the tables on discussions of "internal otherness" in contemporary France. She challenges her reader not to spot those deemed France's … [Read more...]

HISTORY PROFESSOR PENS COVER ARTICLE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION

An article written by Vaughn Scribner, assistant professor of history, was the cover story for the May 2018 issue of History Today, a monthly magazine published in London. The title of the article is “Diving Into Mysterious Waters.” To read the online story, visit https://www.historytoday.com/vaughn-scribner/mermaids-and-mermen … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR ARNOLD NEWMAN PRIZE

Donna Pinckley, professor of Art, was selected as a finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation and Maine Media Workshops + College. Pinckley’s series, “Sticks and Stones,” was selected as one of the portraiture finalists. Her work and the work of the winner and additional finalists will be on display at the Grif … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES MAY MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Friday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch at the President’s House afterward. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 11 in Wingo Hall, ro … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES NEW COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FELLOW

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development has selected UCA undergraduate student Alexandra Taylor of Conway for the summer 2018 Community and Economic Development Fellowship. The fellowship will run May through July, with a site visit to a community and economic development organization occurring each month. “I really hope to gain more knowledge about e … [Read more...]