BOARD OF TRUSTEES DECEMBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 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 also attend Bear Facts Day at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the Farris Center. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, Room 210 at 11 a.m. The Audit and Finance … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS POVERTY SIMULATION

WHAT:           Living on the Edge – Poverty Simulation  WHEN:           Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, 1:40-4:30 p.m. WHERE:         McCastlain Hall - Ballroom DETAILS: Civic leaders and other members of the community are invited to participate in the UCA Living on the Edge: A Poverty Simulation. This simulation is an experiential setting that allows participants to view poverty from different an … [Read more...]

VOSS INCLUDED IN ARKANSAS TRUCKING REPORT

The latest issue of Arkansas Trucking Report, a magazine published by the Arkansas Trucking Association, features Dr. Doug Voss, associate professor of logistics and supply chain management. The article, titled “Practice What You Preach: UCA Professor Earns His CDL to Take Trucking Skills to the Classroom,” tells Voss’ story of taking summer classes is included in the issue. The magazine is d … [Read more...]

UCA ETHICS BOWL TEAM SET TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL RANKING

Nine students to compete on practical and professional ethics The University of Central Arkansas Ethics Bowl Team placed fourth at the Regional Competition in Indianapolis. The fourth place position qualifies the team for the national competition in Chicago March 3-4, 2018. The sponsoring organization is the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). In the Ethics Bowl, … [Read more...]

UCA CONCERT CHOIR TO CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS WITH PERFORMANCES OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH DEC. 7

By John Anderson College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — After a break of several years, the University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will perform the first act of Handel’s “Messiah” at the Snow Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Dec. 7. The 7:30 p.m. performance, which will feature soloists, chorus and orchestra, is free and open to the public. George Frideric Handel … [Read more...]

NURSING FACULTY CHOSEN AS ‘40 UNDER 40’

Annette Gartman, clinical instructor, and Scott Byrd, adjunct faculty, were both named to the Arkansas Center for Nursing’s 2017 “40 Under 40” list. Gartman and Byrd are both in the School of Nursing at the University of Central Arkansas. Forty Arkansas nurses were named to the list, which honors emerging nurse leaders in the state who are under the age of 40. The Arkansas Center for Nursin … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE, SYMPHONIC BAND TO BE IN CONCERT NOV. 28

By Brody Arnold College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will be in concert at Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Ricky Brooks, director of bands, will perform four pieces: “Ecstatic Fanfare” by Bryant, “Cent … [Read more...]

STUDENTS COMPETE IN ACTAA STUDENT CONGRESS

Eight students represented the University of Central Arkansas at the 49th ACTAA Student Congress on Human Relations, sponsored by the Arkansas Communication and Theater Arts Association. The delegation competed against teams from Hendrix College, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The UCA delegation consisted of seniors Alexander Denker, … [Read more...]

UCA BETA ALPHA PSI RECEIVES TOP HONORS AT ANNUAL MEETING

The Theta Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Central Arkansas was recognized as a Gold Chapter at the 2017 annual meeting in Anaheim, California. Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals with over 300 chapters on college and university campuses. Gold Chapter status is awarded to the top five percent of all Beta Alpha Psi … [Read more...]

TWO PROFESSORS ELECTED DELEGATES TO AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

Two professors from the Department of Physical Therapy were elected to represent the Arkansas Physical Therapy Association at the annual House of Delegates of the American Physical Therapy Association that meets each June. Dr. Steve Forbush, associate Professor was elected to a three-year term as chief delegate and Dr. Nancy Reese, professor and chair, was elected to a two-year term as … [Read more...]