PSYCHOLOGY SOCIETY WINS REGIONAL AWARD

University of Central Arkansas students were recognized with the 2017 Alberta Johnson/Ruth Hubbard Cousins Building Bonds Collaboration Award during the Southwestern Psychological Association annual conference. Members of the UCA chapter of Psi Chi, an international honor society in psychology, worked with the Psi Chi chapters at Texas Women’s University and Collin College to create a c … [Read more...]

INAUGURAL CLASS OF CONWAY AREA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE INCLUDES TWO EMPLOYEES

                Two University of Central Arkansas employees are members of the inaugural class of the Conway Area Leadership Institute. Shelby Fiegel, assistant director of the Center for Community and Economic Development, and LaTonya Matheney, program coordinator in the Division of Student Services, were two of approximately 35 … [Read more...]

UCA WOMEN’S GIVING CIRCLE AWARDS 2017-18 GRANTS

The Women’s Giving Circle at the University of Central Arkansas awarded five grants that focus on development opportunities for women and girls during the annual Grant Awards Luncheon on Nov. 9. The Women’s Giving Circle received ten applications. Grant awards ranged from $700 to $1,500. Established in 2014, the Women’s Giving Circle encourages unique learning and leadership development oppor … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS AND SCENES

By Malachi Thornton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre Program will present the annual Festival of One-Act Plays and Scenes Dec. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. “The Festival of One-Acts and Scenes is entirely student-chosen and student-directed,” said Dr. Kevin Browne, academic … [Read more...]

BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO HOLD NOV. 16 WORKSHOP

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a workshop/planning session from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. The meeting will be held at Copper Grill at 300 East Third Street in Little Rock. There are no action items for consideration. … [Read more...]

METLIFE FOUNDATION FUNDS UCA PARTNERSHIP FOR STUDY ABROAD

Summer Language and Culture Immersion through Ecological Sustainability CONWAY--The University of Central Arkansas has received one of the “100,00 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund grant by the MetLife Foundation. With MetLife Foundation’s support, the “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund grant will facilitate a new higher education partnership between the UCA and Instituto Te … [Read more...]

AMUN COMES TO UCA NOV. 17-18

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Political Science will host the 52nd Arkansas Model United (AMUN) Conference Nov. 17-18. The conference's opening plenary session takes place in Ida Waldran Auditorium in Old Main Friday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Approximately 650 high school students and teachers from Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee are expected to participate in the two-day AMUN c … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS CONWAY CONVERSATIONS

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host Conway Conversations Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler Street in Conway. Conway Conversations gives citizens of the community an opportunity to come together to discuss important issues occurring in our community and society. Dr. Candice Barnes, civility … [Read more...]

UCA CLASS TO HOST ‘MEDIA AND DEATH PENALTY’ DISCUSSION

Arkansas journalists who covered this year's executions in Arkansas will visit the University of Central Arkansas Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 3-4 p.m. to discuss their experiences. The session will be held in the McCastlain Ballroom on the campus. The UCA School of Communication’s PR, the Press and Public Affairs class is hosting the event. A panel of journalists including KATV’s Marine Gli … [Read more...]

BARNES AWARDED FOR BEST LITERARY WORK IN ARKANSAS

Dr. Ken Barnes, history professor, won the Booker Worthen Literary Prize from the Central Arkansas Library System. His book, “Anti-Catholicism in Arkansas: How Politicians, the Press, the Klan, and Religious Leaders Imagined an Enemy, 1910-1960,” was published last November by the University of Arkansas Press. In April, it received the J.G. Ragsdale Award, given by the Arkansas Historical Ass … [Read more...]