UCA ALUM RECEIVES 2017 TRIO ACHIEVER AWARD

The Arkansas Association of Student Assistance Programs (AASAP), the state association for federal TRIO programs, named Delayna Griffin as the 2017 Arkansas TRIO Achiever. Griffin was honored at the TRIO Achiever Banquet held October 1, 2017 at the Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown where she received a plaque in recognition of her successes and spoke on the key role Upward Bound … [Read more...]

UCA DEBATE AND FORENSICS TEAM FINISHES SECOND

The University of Central Arkansas Debate and Forensics began its 2017-18 season with a second-place overall finish at the Weevil Wars Debate Tournament, held October 6-8, 2017, at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The team competed against students from twenty different colleges and universities from seven states. With more than 180 participants, tournament organizers believe that the … [Read more...]

UCA HONORED BY MINORITY ACCESS, INC. FOR SECOND YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas was approved to be honored as an institution committed to diversity for 2017 by Minority Access, Inc, a nonprofit organization committed to increasing diversity, decreasing disparities and reducing incidences of environmental injustices. This is the second consecutive year that UCA has earned the distinction of being an Exemplary College/University Committed … [Read more...]

UCA DEPARTMENTS COLLABORATE FOR THE CARE OF KIDS

For the past year, the University of Central Arkansas Elementary, Special Education and Literacy (ELSE), Occupational Therapy (OT) and Service-Learning programs have collaborated for the benefit of caring for kids with special healthcare needs through the UCA Bears for Care Program. The Bears for CARE Program, which is part of the WE-CARE Network, is dedicated to providing central Arkansas … [Read more...]

UCA’S BEARBONES TROMBONE CHOIR SETS OCT. 17 CONCERT

By Des’ree Dallmann College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas trombone choir, BearBones, will be in concert Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 p.m. event is free and open to the public. “This is the first performance of the year, and this is the biggest we have ever been,” said Dr. Justin Cook, assist … [Read more...]

JACK HANNA’S ‘INTO THE WILD LIVE’ SET FOR REYNOLDS OCT. 27

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Jack Hanna will bring his “Into the Wild Live!” presented by Nationwide to the University of Central Arkansas's Reynolds Performance Hall on Friday, Oct. 27. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. "This will be a fun night for patrons of all ages to experience ‘Jungle Jack,’ a legendary zoologist who will bring … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES SET OCT. 15 CONCERT

By John Anderson and Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will be in concert Oct. 15 at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The Dixieland Band, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II will perform in the 7:30 p.m. concert, which is free and open to the public. “Our jazz ensembles serve the purpose … [Read more...]

GOV. HUTCHINSON ANNOUNCES $500,000 GRANT TO UCA, PARTNERSHIP WITH AETN

Students will learn to detect, defeat cyber-attacks on simulated network Governor Asa Hutchinson Wednesday announced that a $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will be provided to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to help pay for a fully functional dedicated cyber range for educational training—a first-of-its-kind operation. This “cutting edge tool” in high … [Read more...]

GOVERNOR HUTCHINSON TO MAKE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COMPUTER SCIENCE INITIATIVE, UCA, AETN

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the University of Central Arkansas will announce a significant computer science initiative to be housed at UCA, as well as a new cyber technology partnership with Arkansas Educational Television Network at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the Governor's Conference Room at the Arkansas Capitol. Hutchinson, UCA President Houston Davis, UCA College of Natural Sciences … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OCTOBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 in … [Read more...]