UCA, UACCM CREATE ‘BEAR PARTNERS’ INITIATIVE

WHAT:           Ceremony to sign Memorandum of Understanding WHO:             UCA President Houston Davis and                         UACCM Chancellor Larry Davis WHEN:           2 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018 WHERE:         Student Union, UACCM campus DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas and University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton have collaborated to create the … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES ARKANSAS SPEAKER GILLAM

University of Central Arkansas President Houston Davis announced Wednesday the appointment of Arkansas House of Representatives Speaker Jeremy Gillam as UCA’s director of governmental affairs and external relations. The position is effective June 16. Gillam, who is completing his second term as speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, will officially resign his speaker’s role and House … [Read more...]

FACULTY AND STUDENTS PRODUCE COUNTRY MUSIC VIDEO FOR DON DERBY

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Film, Theatre and Creative Writing faculty and students have produced a music video for Don Derby.  Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Filmmaking Stephen Stanley led the production team. Stanley, an award-winning filmmaker in his own right along with Director of Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Jen Gerber and UCA Lecturer and Director of Ph … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO PRESENT MY FAIR LADY JUNE 15-JULY 7

            In its 12th summer season, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady, opening in the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on June 15 and running through July 7. AST’s Producing Artistic Director Rebekah Scallet will direct the multiple Tony Award-winning musical that premiered in 195 … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS SUMMER STRINGS CAMP

The University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music’s 10th annual Summer Strings Camp is set for July 15-21 on the campus. The camp is primarily for students in grades 6-12 who have completed at least one year of private lessons or one year of orchestra prior to attending camp. Daytime activities include rehearsals and special activities including masterclasses, a webinar with young … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT

The University of Central Arkansas has named Dr. Phillip Bailey as the new associate vice president for International Engagement. In his role, Bailey will lead, manage and develop international programs, along with recruiting international students and developing partnerships with universities across the globe. Bailey most recently completed a year as UCA’s interim associate vice president for I … [Read more...]

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...]