By Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY – The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) at the University of Central Arkansas is proud to announce installation of a clinical doctoral degree program beginning fall of 2017. The UCA Board of Trustees and Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board have approved the program. The university is currently awaiting a … [Read more...]


By Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY – Starting on Tuesday, August 9, a visual history of the University of Central Arkansas will be accessible on Flickr from the UCA Archives. The UCA Archives, located on the first floor of Torreyson Library, strives to obtain and preserve historical documents that pertain to the state of Arkansas. Suggested by President … [Read more...]


The University of Central Arkansas will hold Summer Commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, August 5 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University administration will confer 290 undergraduate and 254 graduate degrees. UCA President Tom Courtway will deliver a challenge to the graduates. Dr. Steven Runge, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, … [Read more...]

UCA names new director of Special Events

The University of Central Arkansas recently welcomed Pam Teague as the new director of Special Events for the President’s Office. In this role, Teague will provide UCA with the leadership and knowledge to execute the planning and implementation for UCA events and other campus functions. She started her new position June 28. Teague has begun executing several events and is preparing for the n … [Read more...]

Gov. Hutchinson opens 30th annual CDI

Elected officials, development professionals, and non-profit leaders convened at the University of Central Arkansas Monday to participate in the Community Development Institute (CDI) on the campus. This is the 30th annual CDI, which runs from August 1-5. To commemorate three decades of educating community leaders, Gov.Asa Hutchinson opened the session with special remarks. “I look out here an … [Read more...]

UCA announces ‘Allen & Baber: Back at Home’ concert

The University of Central Arkansas announces an acoustic night of star-studded musical entertainment, featuring five highly successful performing artists. Kris Allen, Barrett Baber, Matthew Huff, Adam Hambrick and Hannah Blaylock are all alumni of UCA and will be coming together for one night to perform at their alma mater. The concert will be October 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and tickets will be … [Read more...]

Executive Director of Development named

Arkansas native Joycelin Randle has joined the University of Central Arkansas Division of Advancement as the new executive director of Development. In this role, Randle will coordinate all development programs such as major gift, annual giving and planned giving programs. She will serve as a principal gifts officer for the university’s top prospects while working collaboratively with college d … [Read more...]

Reynolds 2016-17 tickets on sale Aug. 1

On Monday, August 1 at 10:00 a.m., single tickets to the 2016-17 season in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas will be on sale to the general public. They will be available online at uca.edu/reynolds, at the box office or over the phone at (501) 450-3265. “We’ve had a great deal of interest and support from our subscribers this summer,” said Amanda Ho … [Read more...]

Governor to Open 30th Annual CDI

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will open the 30th Annual Community Development Institute (CDI) with a special proclamation beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 1 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Elected officials, development professionals and nonprofit leaders will convene at UCA on August 1-5 to commemorate three decades of educating … [Read more...]

Professor Jesse Butler chosen as Fulbright Scholar

University of Central Arkansas Associate Professor Jesse Butler has been selected as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. The Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, and it is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. “I am very excited,” Butler said. “This is a trem … [Read more...]