TEDx is coming to UCA

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The inaugural TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas conference will be held on the 12th of March 2016 at the University of Central Arkansas.  The University of Central Arkansas is excited about the opportunity to provide a global platform for Central Arkansas’ ideas worth spreading. If you are interested in helping coordinate this event, please e-mail TEDx@uca.edu. Twitter - @T … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees meeting Friday, Aug. 21

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 21 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The Board of Trustees will have lunch after the meeting at the President’s Home. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda - 30 - … [Read more...]

UCA welcomes Greek alumnae back to campus

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https://youtu.be/D36IEoAYu_c Greek alumnae returned to the campus of the University of Central Arkansas to have an old-fashioned sleepover in the newly constructed Greek Village. The event is one of several commemorating the opening of the Greek residences for sororities—Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Zeta, Sigma Kappa, Alpha Sigma Tau and Sigma Sigma Sigma. The sleepover was a two-night event on F … [Read more...]

New director of special events

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The University of Central Arkansas has named Ashley Love as director of special events. Love will succeed Don Bingham, who became administrator of the Governor’s Mansion for Governor Asa Hutchinson. She will oversee activities associated with the President’s Home and other campus venues. “We welcome Ashley as UCA’s new director of special events. She will do an excellent job of managing the Pres … [Read more...]

Topping-out Ceremony for Donaghey Hall Friday, Aug. 21

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The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Tom Courtway will host a Topping-out Ceremony for Donaghey Hall at 9 a.m. Friday, August 21 on the lawn of Thompson Hall. The mixed-use building will be a 67,500-square-foot, four-story building at the intersection of Bruce Street and Donaghey Avenue. The first floor will consist of approximately 15,000 square feet of commercial … [Read more...]

Laney-Manion Hall Plaque Dedication Ceremony

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Tom Courtway will host a Plaque Dedication for Laney-Manion Hall at 2 p.m. Friday, August 21 in Room 102 of Laney-Manion Hall. The Board of Trustees approved the renaming of Laney Hall to Laney-Manion Hall in December 2014 to honor the late Dr. Jerald “Jerry” M. Manion. At the time of his death in July 2014, Manion was the lon … [Read more...]

First class of inductees for Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame named

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame has announced its inaugural class of inductees. The eight inductees will be honored at the inaugural ceremony at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in the Farris Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. The inaugural Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame (AIHF) inductees are listed below: Lenita Blasingame Arkansas Department of Insurance … [Read more...]

Alumnae host sleepover at Greek Village

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University of Central Arkansas Greek alumnae will relive their collegiate years in a special “sleepover” event in the new Greek Village on Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15. The event is one of several commemorating the opening of the Greek residences for Panhellenic sororities—Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Zeta, Sigma Kappa, Alpha Sigma Tau and Sigma Sigma Sigma. Greek alumnae from each of the f … [Read more...]

New College of Education dean

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Dr. Victoria-Groves Scott is the new dean of the College of Education at the University of Central Arkansas. Prior to coming to UCA, Groves-Scott, a native of northwest Arkansas, had served as assistant dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. "We are excited to have Dr. Victoria Groves-Scott join us as our new dean of the … [Read more...]

29th annual CDI concludes with graduation and awards ceremony

(l tor) Kelley Erstine, UCA chief of staff, Shelley Mehl, associate vice president of outreach and community engagement, Mike Preston, executive drector of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Amy Whitehead, director, Center for Community and Economic Development

A diverse group of over 130 community leaders from the mid-south region participated in the 29th annual Community Development Institute (CDI) at the University of Central Arkansas. The four day training session, held August 3-6, concluded with a special graduation and awards ceremony. The Arkansas Community Development Society (ACDS) was honored with the Friend of Community Development Award, … [Read more...]