UCA HONORS COLLEGE HOSTS CHALLENGE WEEK EVENTS

Events focus on criminal justice reform The University of Central Arkansas Schedler Honors College will host Challenge Week 2016. The events will be held the week of October 3-7. The theme for the week is “Unlocking Mass Incarceration: American Criminal Justice Reform.” All events are focused around the theme. All events are free and open to the public. Receptions will follow each eve … [Read more...]

MAIN STAGE EDUCATION SERIES GROWS FOR 2016-2017 SEASON

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall will feature a series of five educational shows as part of its Main Stage EdUCAtion series from November through March. Now in its second year, the Main Stage EdUCAtion series is a field trip program created for school children, with professional, nat … [Read more...]

RONNIE MILSAP TO VISIT UCA FOR OCTOBER CONCERT

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — As part of his farewell tour, country music legend Ronnie Milsap will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Oct. 20. The 7:30 p.m. concert is set for the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Known for such hits as “Smoky Mountain Rain,” “She Keeps the Home Fires Burning” and “Stranger in My House … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS ANNUAL ‘UNCONFERENCE’

The University of Central Arkansas College of Education is hosting EdCamp Arkansas Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m.-3p.m. Various sessions will be held in the Student Center in rooms 213, 214, 215, 223, 224 and 225. EdCamp is an "unconference," which means technology-enhanced professional development that has no vendors, no keynotes, and no pre-set sessions. The entire day is structured around the … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR TO ANNOUNCE CAVE ART DISCOVERY

As part of Conway’s 10th ArtsFest celebration, Dr. Reinaldo (Dito) Morales, associate professor of art history at the University of Central Arkansas, will announce his recent discovery of cave art in Yucatán at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. The presentation, "Mayan Cave Art Discoveries in Yucatán," is free and open to the public and sponsored by AHA!, the UCA Art History Association. It will be i … [Read more...]

LECTURE FROM FORMER EXCHANGE STUDENT CANCELED

A lecture by Dr. Wolfram Hoppenstedt, director of the Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation in Germany, that was scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Art Lecture Room in McCastlain Hall has been canceled. The reception that was to follow the lecture has also been canceled.   … [Read more...]

SUMMER 2016 GRADUATES ANNOUNCED

The University of Central Arkansas held Summer Commencement at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University administration conferred 290 undergraduate and 254 graduate degrees. A list of graduates can be viewed below.   … [Read more...]

UCA TO RECEIVE HONOR FOR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

The University of Central Arkansas will be honored as an Exemplary College/University Committed to Diversity for 2016. The formal presentation in recognition of the institution’s commitment to diversity will be made during the 17th National Role Models Conference, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2016 at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The National Role Models Conference was in … [Read more...]

STUDENT SUCCESS CHALLENGES UCA FRESHMEN, PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS

By Mya Hyman University Relations and Creative Services Office CONWAY – Rewards usually come after success, however, the Office of Student Success at the University of Central Arkansas recently launched a program that provides scholarships to first-time freshmen who accept the challenge to prosper. Designed to provide freshmen with strategies to enhance their academic success, the Student S … [Read more...]

UCA RECEIVES $500,000 PLEDGE FOR HONORS COLLEGE

University of Central Arkansas alumni and philanthropists Rush & Linda Harding have pledged $500,000 to benefit the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College. Rush ’76 and Linda Harding ’82 have a long history of support and service to the institution. In 2002, the Hardings established the Holloway-Hicks Scholarship to benefit African-American students. In 2004, they gave more than $1.4 million … [Read more...]