UCA LAUNCHES NEW SAFETY APP, SAFE@UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department, in collaboration with AppArmor, recently launched a new safety app to make UCA an even safer place to live and learn. The app is called “Safe@UCA,” and it is available for free from Apple’s app store and Google’s Play store. It provides instant access to campus safety resources and adds yet another layer of security to the UCAPD’s robust effo … [Read more...]

HOMECOMING 2018 AT UCA SET FOR OCT. 29 TO NOV. 4

The University of Central Arkansas will celebrate Homecoming 2018 Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. This year’s homecoming theme is Mardi Gras. Conway Regional Health System is a corporate partner of Homecoming 2018 for the third consecutive year. Nationwide Insurance is also a corporate sponsor. A special event this year is the Alumni Service Award ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at the Conway C … [Read more...]

GOLDEN KNIGHTS TO SKYDIVE INTO ESTES STADIUM

The Golden Knights, the U.S. Army’s official aerial parachute demonstration team, will skydive into the University of Central Arkansas’ Estes Stadium at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The event is presented by the UCA ROTC in celebration of the group’s 50th year on the UCA campus. “We are honored and humbled to have the Golden Knights bring their skills to the UCA campus,” said Lt. Col. Joshua P … [Read more...]

FALL BFA/BA ART SHOWCASE FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

By Dylan T. Kinkade College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The Baum Gallery will host its Fall BA/BFA Senior Exhibit from Nov. 1 to Dec. 6 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. An opening reception for the event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 4-7 p.m. and a closing reception will be held Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Baum Gallery in McCastlain Hall. The … [Read more...]

UCA CONCERT CHOIR TO PERFORM A HOMECOMING CONCERT

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The award-winning University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will present a Homecoming Concert on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The choir will sing a variety of music spanning several centuries including a rousing opening, “Cantate Domino” by Josu … [Read more...]

C.D. WRIGHT WOMEN WRITERS CONFERENCE AT UCA SET FOR NOV. 9-10

Conference will take place Nov. 9-10 with headliners Allison Joseph and Megan Mayhew Bergman The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its second annual event Friday and Saturday, Nov.  9–10 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. The conference includes a Friday evening reading from Allison Joseph, author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Confessions of a Barefaced Wo … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST AIR FORCE BRASS QUINTET

By Megan Bailey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Mobility Brass Quintet will perform a public concert Nov. 9 at the University of Central Arkansas in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Mobility Brass is made up of five brass musicians and one … [Read more...]

BEAR BOOTS ON THE GROUND PREPS FOR MULTIPLE DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS

Update: Bear Boots on the Ground will now be traveling to Panama City, Florida during winter break. Bear Boots on the Ground, a disaster relief initiative at the University of Central Arkansas, will travel to hurricane-stricken areas during winter and spring breaks to perform cleanup. A delegation of students, staff and faculty will travel to Panama City, Florida  for winter break from Dec. 15 … [Read more...]

MAURICIO SILERIO ART EXHIBITION AT UCA DOWNTOWN

By Taylor Trevizo In collaboration with the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock, the University of Central Arkansas’ Department of Art and the International Engagement Office will host an art reception Friday, Oct. 19 from 5-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown in Conway. Mauricio Silerio’s art exhibit, “Los Demonios de mi Tierra (Demons of this Land),” will be on display. The exhibition will feature a series … [Read more...]

DAVIS FAMILY LECTURE SERIES BRINGS JOHNNY ALLISON TO CAMPUS

Home BancShares Chairman Johnny Allison is the keynote speaker for the Davis Family Lecture Series on Oct. 30 at the UCA College of Business. His talk will begin at 1:40 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Allison has more than three decades experience in the banking industry. He co-founded Home BancShares, Inc., the parent company of … [Read more...]