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...]

UCA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION APPOINTS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

                The University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes Katie Henry ’02 and Bobby Reynolds ’73 as the newest additions to the board. Henry most recently served as adjunct faculty for the UCA College Student Personnel Services and Administration program in fall 2017. She previously served as … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ANNOUNCES 2018-19 SEASON

Kicking off with a Sept. 20 performance by blues legend Buddy Guy, and two performances of the musical CHICAGO, Reynolds Performance Hall will feature 22 events for the 2018-19 season at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two Distinguished Lectures and one Add-On Special, as well as six Main Stage EdUCAtion shows and a benefit … [Read more...]

COOK AND HOLLAND WIN MADISON CUP

UCA debaters Dalton Cook and Jacob Holland won first place at the James Madison Commemorative Debates held in April. Cook and Holland were the top-ranked team after three preliminary rounds of competition. For finishing in first place, UCA was awarded the Madison Cup and a $5,000 donation from the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation. Cook and Holland will also receive $2,000 each. The duo competed … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION

Holly Laws, associate professor of Art, was recently selected as the Arkansas representative to the international exhibit Heavy Metals: Women to Watch 2018 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The museum’s associate curator and curator for the competitive exhibition, Virginia Treanor, selected two of Laws’ mixed-media artworks: Placeholder and Three Eastern Bluebirds. … [Read more...]

UCA ASSISTS SEARCY COUNTY CHAMBER WITH NEW BRAND

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development partnered with the Greater Searcy County Chamber of Commerce to unveil a new brand and logo for the county. The branding project between UCA and the Greater Searcy County Chamber of Commerce was initiated following feedback from a UCA marketing course in which students advised Searcy County chamber officials on … [Read more...]