YEARBOOK RECEIVES RECOGNITION

The 2018 Scroll has been inducted into the Walsworth’s Gallery of Excellence. The annual Gallery of Excellence showcases the best yearbooks printed by Walsworth, and only a small percentage of yearbooks published are included in this distinguished collection. Books are chosen based on their superior examples of theme, coverage, design, photography and copy. … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS CLASS

The University of Central Arkansas has announced that 30 students have been selected as the inaugural class for the University Scholars program. The University Scholars program is a pilot initiative aimed at expanding honors programming to a greater number of students. Currently, UCA’s Norbert O. Schedler Honors College has the capacity to serve only three percent of UCA’s undergraduate pop … [Read more...]

SR EDUCATION GROUP AWARDS $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP TO UCA STUDENT

University of Central Arkansas student Mary Denis was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from SR Education Group. SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher founded in 2004, is giving away $260,000 this year in needs-based scholarships. SR Education Group’s scholarships are ongoing and are awarded on a quarterly basis. Applications include short essay questions about the a … [Read more...]

TWO STUDENTS AWARDED ArMHCA SCHOLARSHIP

Two students were awarded the Dr. Ann Thomas Graduate Student Scholarship by the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association (ArMHCA). Christina Griffin and Jared Whitmire, both graduate mental health counseling students, were awarded $1,000 each. This scholarship award is given annually to a graduate student who demonstrates excellent academic performance and significant involvement in A … [Read more...]

UCA NURSING SCHOOL AWARDS 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing recently announced the award of undergraduate and graduate scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year, as well as 2018 excellence awards. Scholarship recipients are as follows: Crystal V. Crawford Nursing Scholarship Award Michelle Detweiler, of Higden, is the 2018-19 recipient of the Crystal V. Crawford Nursing Scholarship Award. This … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES SCHEDLER HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARS FOR FALL 2018

The University of Central Arkansas Norbert O. Schedler Honors College has selected 75 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Honors Scholars. The entering class of 2018 has an average high school GPA above 4.0 and an average ACT score of 30. The class also includes four out-of-state students. This year’s applicant pool was one of the largest in the 36-year history of the S … [Read more...]

UCA SELECTS SHERIDAN FOR KICK START INITIATIVE

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, has selected Sheridan as this year’s Community Development Kick Start community. As the 2018 Kick Start community, Sheridan will undergo a thorough assessment of the community’s challenges and opportunities, with recommendations on how to … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS DEAN

The University of Central Arkansas has named Dr. Tom Williams as the dean of the College of Liberal Arts. In this role, Williams will publicly represent the college, which houses six departments, and implement strategies that support and enhance UCA’s mission. The College of Liberal Arts includes the departments of English; history; languages, linguistics, literatures and cultures; philosophy a … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE SEASON TO OPEN JUNE 8 WITH ‘THE WINTER’S TALE’

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season will open Friday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m. with William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale outdoors on the lawn of McAlister Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. One of Shakespeare’s late romantic plays, The Winter’s Tale, follows the story of King Leontes, who grows jealous of his wife, leading him to make a series of terrible mistakes. The W … [Read more...]

KIDS TO GRADUATE FROM ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY

WHAT:     Kids Coding Academy Graduation WHEN:    6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 WHERE:  Stanley Russ Hall, Room 112 DETAILS: High school and college students aren’t the only ones graduating in May. Thirty-five fifth- through eighth-grade students from Faulkner, Perry and Pulaski counties will graduate from the Kids Coding Class at Arkansas Coding Academy at the University of Central Ark … [Read more...]