Challenge Week 2014

The Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas announces Challenge Week 2014, taking place from October 20 through October 24. This year's theme is entitled, “Is Work Working? Meaning, Making, and Mobility in 21st Century America.” Americans have for generations located their identities, hopes, and dreams in work. How is work working for us in the first two decades … [Read more...]

Jimmy Fitzgerald McClain Scholarship Fund established


The University of Central Arkansas Foundation announces the creation of the Jimmy Fitzgerald McClain Endowed Scholarship Fund. This fund was created in memoriam and honor of Jimmy Fitzgerald McClain, a former University of Central Arkansas basketball standout, who played alongside Scottie Pippen on some of the Bears' best teams in 1986 and 1987. This scholarship, started by his sister Easter … [Read more...]

UCA staff make presentations at international conference

Dr. Jim Downey

Two representatives from the University of Central Arkansas presented at the 12th Annual International Congress of Information Technology Innovation (CIITI) in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 2. Interim Director of Management Information Systems Dr. Jim Downey presented on “Entrepreneurial Technology Start-ups” and International Communication Manager J.S. Stansel gave a presentation titled “Tr … [Read more...]

Physics Club hosts second Google Hangouts seminar

CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas Physics Club will host a Google Hangout Seminar Tuesday, October 14 at 5:30 p.m. central time in Lewis Science Center 168. The speaker is Dr. Abby Kavner, associate professor in the Earth and Space Science Department, University of California Los Angeles. She will speak on the topic of mineral physics, the intersection of physics, chemistry, and g … [Read more...]

Second Annual Communication Week

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 10, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Pe-Aguirre, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SETS 2ND ANNUAL COMMUNICATION WEEK CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Communication will hold its second annual Communication Week on Oct. 25–31. The celebration kicks off Sat … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to open 9th season on June 4

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 7, 2014 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165;   ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO OPEN 9TH SEASON ON JUNE 4   CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s ninth season of professional theatre in repertory will run June 4-28, 2015. The lineup inc … [Read more...]

Professor receives Arkansas Hospital Association Chairman’s Award


CONWAY—Barbara G. Williams, department chairperson of the University of Central Arkansas Department of Nursing will receive the 2014 Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) Chairman’s Award during the AHA’s annual Awards Dinner on October 9 at the Little Rock Marriott. “I am honored by this award. Hospitals are vital for the health and economic vitality of our communities. Being able to serve on the … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees meeting

The UCA Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, October 10, 2014 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The Board of Trustees will have lunch after the meeting in Christian Cafeteria, then tour the Health Physical Education Recreation Center expansion and Greek Village construction. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 9 in Wingo Hall … [Read more...]

Halloween fundraiser set to benefit Toad Suck Review

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION October 7, 2014 CONTACT: Mark Spitzer, (501) 450-3339; UCA’S TOAD SUCK REVIEW HALLOWEEN FUNDRAISER BANDFEST SET TO ROCK CONWAY By Devon Norris UCA Department of Writing Conway — The editorial staff of the University of Central Arkansas’s highly-acclaimed Toad Suck Revie … [Read more...]

UCA to host Interprofessional Forum for Health Sciences Students

CONWAY – Approximately 360 UCA undergraduate and graduate students from eight disciplines within the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) will attend a professional session to increase their readiness for interprofessional practice from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in the UCA Student Center Ballroom. Students from dietetics, health education, nursing, k … [Read more...]