UCA HOSTS COOKIES WITH SANTA IN DOWNTOWN CONWAY

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and Julie’s Sweet Shoppe and Bakery have partnered to host Cookies with Santa in conjunction with the Downtown Merchants’ Christmas Open House on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 1-4 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street, in downtown Conway. Julie’s Sweet Shoppe will provide cookies and icing for cookie decorating and Sant … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY CHORUS SET FOR NOV. 16 CONCERT

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. "This concert features four selections by Andrea Ramsey, a native Arkansas composer,” said Dr. Sheri Cook-Cunningham, director of the University Chorus. “Andrea's … [Read more...]

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE! ON STAGE NEARLY SOLD OUT AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By Jennifer Buckley College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — A Charlie Brown Christmas will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. There are currently very few tickets available. This stage adaptation of the story by the beloved Peanuts artist Charles M. Schulz is a great opportunity for the whole family to get in the … [Read more...]

MODEL UNITED NATIONS RETURNS TO UCA

The Seventh Annual Arkansas Collegiate Model United Nations (ACMUN) Conference will be held at UCA on Friday, Nov. 3. Some 100 college and university students from Harding University, Hendrix College, Arkansas Tech University, Arkansas State University, UA Little Rock and UCA will participate in the conference from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 205B. U.S. Foreign Service Of … [Read more...]

FIEGEL HONORED WITH ACDS NEW PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Shelby Fiegel, assistant director of the University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development, received the New Professional Award during the Arkansas Community Development Society’s annual conference, held at UCA in October. The New Professional Award recognizes and encourages community developers who have worked for up to five years in the field of community d … [Read more...]

WHITEHEAD NAMED TO STATE GIS BOARD

Amy Whitehead, director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas, has been named to the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Board. Gov. Asa Hutchinson made the announcement last week. “I am honored to serve on the Arkansas Geographic Information Systems Board. The board is committed to improving the economic development and quality o … [Read more...]

NEW LEARNING SUITE OPENS IN COE

The University of Central Arkansas College of Education will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an upgraded Learning Suite at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. The Learning Suite, which includes the Technology Learning Center (TLC), is located in Mashburn Hall on the UCA campus. “Students will have the opportunity to become innovative teachers through the availability of various upgraded technology to … [Read more...]

MOSELEY CHOSEN AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Louisa Moseley, transfer advisor, received the 2017 Conway Business & Professional Woman "Woman of the Year" Award. The Conway Business and Professional Women's group works to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information. … [Read more...]

ACADEMIC ADVISOR AWARDED FOR SERVICE

Nadia Eslinger, College of Education academic advisor, was awarded the GradesFirst/Education Advisory Board 2017 Advising Excellence Award. She received the award at the National Academic Advising Association Conference in Saint Louis in October. The Advising Excellence Award honors an academic advisor from an EAB university who has shown exceptional dedication to improving his or her a … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS WOMEN IN POLITICS PANEL

The University of Central Arkansas Women’s Leadership Network will host a “Women in Politics” panel Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus of UCA in Conway. “This panel discussion is not a political debate. It’s an opportunity to engage women in the political process and encourage women to consider politics as a viable leadership option,” said Shell … [Read more...]