COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS FREE GUITAR CLASSES

The University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music will host three evenings of free beginning guitar classes on Mondays - January 9, 23 and 30 from 6-7 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. In each class session, students will learn basic beginning guitar technique. Classes are open to the public. All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary. … [Read more...]

CDI APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

The Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas has announced the appointment of three new members to the organization’s advisory board. Duane Bullard, retired community and economic developer from Mississippi; Pam Hipp, president of the Arkansas Community Development Society; and Arkansas Rep. Fredrick J. Love, District 29 have joined the advisory board. Their terms be … [Read more...]

UCA CELEBRATES KING WITH PRAYER BREAKFAST

The University of Central Arkansas Office of Diversity and Community will host the annual MLK Prayer Breakfast Friday Jan. 13 in the Student Center Ballroom. The official program begins at 9 a.m., and breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m. The breakfast is held each year to celebrate the spiritual legacy and moral courage that Dr. Martin Luther King brought to the social justice movement. This year’s t … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2017 MEETING SCHEDULE

The University of Central Arkansas will meet at 10 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 10 Friday, May 12 Friday, Aug. 18 Friday, Oct. 6 Friday, Dec. 8 The Board of Trustees will meet March 28-29 for a retreat and budget workshop. The University of Central Arkansas Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. in Wingo … [Read more...]

UCA AND TWO OTHERS PARTNER FOR RESEARCH LEARNING CENTER

The University of Central Arkansas, North Arkansas College (Northark) and the Buffalo National River have joined together to form a Research Learning Center at Steel Creek Campground near the Buffalo National River. The agreement states Northark students earning the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences will be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in environmental science (biology or … [Read more...]

LEGISLATIVE PANEL AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a panel with several members of the Arkansas State Legislature as part of the two-part Community and Economic Development Training Series. The first session was help Friday, Dec. 9. Panelists provided information on building effective relationships with legislative officials to the approximate 60 officials who attended the training session. Amy … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS GRAND OPENING FOR NABHOLZ CENTER

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a grand opening for the Nabholz Center for Healthcare Simulation and unveiled a donor wall in the Doyne Health Sciences Building during a Friday ceremony. The donor wall on the first floor of the Doyne Health Sciences Building features the names of individuals and organizations that have contributed to the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences with … [Read more...]

UCA FACULTY TO RECEIVE SUPPORT WITH $300,000 GIFT

The University of Central Arkansas received a $300,000 gift from Acxiom founder and former CEO, Charles D. Morgan. “UCA has made major contributions to the business community through their graduates, and I wanted to show my appreciation and help ensure that this contribution continues,” said Morgan. The Charles D. Morgan Endowed Chair of Computer Science Fund will be used to support and rec … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES DECEMBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 9 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at the following link: www.uca.edu/botagenda. The board will have lunch at the President’s Home after the meeting. The Board of Trustees will attend a Community Reception for … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS COOKIES WITH SANTA

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host Cookies with Santa before the Conway Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street. This is an event the entire family will enjoy. This event is free and open to the public. Julie’s Sweet Shoppe and Bakery will provide cookies and icing for cookie decorating f … [Read more...]