UCA Community Rallies to Support Tornado Victims

UCA students, faculty and staff have been assisting with clean-up efforts for victims of tornados that struck Arkansas on February 5. An initial group of 20 individuals went to Clinton, Arkansas on February 9 to assist with clean-up. The following Saturday, February 16, over 50 individuals went to Clinton to work in a relief center. On Saturday, February 23, 45 students and staff went to … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Job Fairs on Campus

Career Services is hosting the annual Teachers' Fair for education majors Friday, February 26, 2008. The following Wednesday, March 5 is the annual Spring Job Fair open to all majors. These events are held in the Student Center Ballroom from 9 am until 2 pm. Both events are open to students, alumni and the community.Each year these events continue grow in attendance. Just this past semester … [Read more...]

UCA student intern receives company award

UCA student J. Luke McCoy was named a "Power of 10 Award Winner" for his work at the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network during the 2007 company awards year. McCoy will be recognized for his achievement at the 2008 College Award Show, held during the 128th Annual Meeting of Northwestern Mutual in Milwaukee, as well as at UCA's Second Annual Internship Banquet in March. The Power of 10 Award … [Read more...]

NBC animation artist holds workshops at UCA

UCA this week welcomed Jason Bube, a 3-D computer animation artist at NBC Artworks in New York City, who presented two workshops and an evening lecture as Artist in Residence for the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Bube creates broadcast graphics and illustrations of current events for MSNBC and is a member of the team that designs and implements the look and feel of the cable news … [Read more...]

UCA biology students well-received at fisheries meeting

Ginny and Reid Adams of UCA's Department of Biology recently accompanied nine UCA students to the Arkansas-Mississippi American Fisheries Society meeting in Tunica, Miss. Seven of the students presented five oral talks and two student poster presentations, and four of the seven presenters were undergraduates. All of the presentations were highly complimented by other universities as well as … [Read more...]

UCA faculty news

Mark Spitzer, assistant professor of Writing at UCA, recently had his award-winning essay "Gittin' Myself a Garfish" published in Tight Lines, an anthology published by The Yale Anglers' Journal (New York). Pam Bennett of UCA's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences has received the National Council on Family Relations' Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation. CFLEs have a proven … [Read more...]

UCA Gets New Homes for Three Sports

UCA Athletics facilities improve with the construction of the Track/Soccer Stadium and the Baseball Stadium renovation. Both projects will truly enhance the sport offerings at UCA. The total $5 million project will continue to make our facilities great and further solidify our move to DI. … [Read more...]

Student Support "Live" at UCA

UCA Athletics, in association with Sonic Drive-In, sponsors the UCAlive Sonic Student Loyalty program for all sports. UCA students are vital to our growth in NCAA Division I athletics and UCAlive will bring the students right to the action. UCA Athletics give away big prizes each year (skydiving, flat screen tv, Nintendo Wii, Apple notebooks and tons of cash) that are only available to UCAlive … [Read more...]

Proud Member of D-1 Southland Conference

UCA Athletics is a proud NCAA Division I Athletics Program. UCA is a full member of the Southland Conference which is represented by institutions in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The Southland Conference participates in the Football Championship Subdivision and in all other sports has the conference champion represent the conference in NCAA post season play. … [Read more...]

UCA Develops the Economy and Workforce of Conway

The future of the University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway are inextricably tied together. UCA, founded in 1907, has evolved from a teachers college with 100 students to the state's second largest university, with 12,650 students. And UCA has evolved in athletics, from three football national championships in the NAIA to its current Division I athletic program. Conway's population … [Read more...]