FAULKNER COUNTY JUVENILE DRUG COURT EXPANDING PARTNERSHIPS

WHO:             Circuit Judge Troy Braswell  University of Central Arkansas WHEN:           10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 WHERE:         Board of Trustees Meeting Room DETAILS: University of Central Arkansas professors, staff and students have partnered with the Faulkner County Juvenile Court and Judge Troy Braswell as they work to rehabilitate at-risk youth in Faulkner County. … [Read more...]

CDI ENDS 31ST YEAR WITH GRADUATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY

The University of Central Arkansas Community Development Institute concluded the 31st year with an awards ceremony and graduation to conclude the five-day training session. Brad Lacy, president and chief executive officer of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, received the Bill Miller Award as recognition for his longstanding leadership and support of CDI, which includes many years of service … [Read more...]

ADVANCEMENT ANNOUNCES END OF FISCAL YEAR RESULTS

The funds raised totaled more than $6 million The University of Central Arkansas Division of Advancement raised a total of $6,118,323.17 during the 2016-2017 fiscal year exceeding the goal of $6 million, making this the third-best fundraising year to date. “I am very proud of our development team,” stated Joycelin Randle, executive director of Development. “We were not fully staffed until Novem … [Read more...]

FOUNDATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY RECOGNIZES UCA STUDENTS

Students in the University of Central Arkansas Department of Physical Therapy received the Award of Excellence and the Biggest Stretch Award for the 2016-2017 VCU-Marquette Challenge from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The Award of Excellence is given to schools that raise $10,000 or more for the Challenge. UCA also received the Biggest Stretch Special Award for stretching their … [Read more...]

GENE HATFIELD ART EXHIBIT, ‘A LIFETIME OF DISTINCTION, ACHIEVEMENT AND EMERITUS’

The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication and Division of Outreach and Community Engagement are hosting the Gene Hatfield: A Lifetime of Distinction, Achievement and Emeritus art exhibit at UCA Downtown from July 28 through August 25. UCA Downtown, 1105 Oak Street, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the … [Read more...]

FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBER EARNS STATE HONOR

Jeff Standridge has been chosen as AFP Arkansas Chapter’s Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser The Arkansas chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals recently announced Jeff Standridge ’90 as its Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser award recipient. The University of Central Arkansas Division of Advancement nominated Standridge, a member of the UCA Foundation Board of Dir … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY GRADUATES ITS FOURTH CLASS

WHAT:           Arkansas Coding Academy Graduation & Demo Day WHEN:           1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, July 31 WHERE:         UCA Downtown DETAILS: The Arkansas Coding Academy at the University of Central Arkansas will graduate its fourth class of software application developers, and students will showcase their projects during Demo Day on Monday, July 31 from 1-3p.m. at UCA Downtown l … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS 2017-18 TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 7

Single tickets to the 2017-18 Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall season at the University of Central Arkansas will be on sale to the general public Monday, Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available online at uca.edu/reynolds, at the box office, or over the phone at 501-450-3265. Individual tickets for all shows except lectures are $30-$40 with UCA students and children’s tickets at $10; l … [Read more...]

COMMENCEMENT SET FOR AUGUST 11

The University of Central Arkansas will hold commencement on Friday, Aug. 11 in the Farris Center at 7 p.m. University officials will confer 218 undergraduate degrees and 242 graduate degrees to candidates from the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of Business, College of Fine Arts and Communication, and College of Health and … [Read more...]

MODEL UN SUMMER CAMP SET FOR JULY 23-28

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Political Science will host the Model United Nations Summer Camp on July 23-28. Some 40 Arkansas high school students entering 10th through 12th grade have been selected to represent 20 countries for the camp. Students will participate in several workshops on the fundamentals of Model United Nations and other topics. Students will also … [Read more...]