UCA commemorates UN and AMUN anniversaries

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Political Science is hosting upcoming events to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN) and the 50th Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference. On Friday, Oct. 30, the department is hosting a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UN in October 1945. The “United Nations Day” commemoration will begin … [Read more...]

Creative writing faculty to hold reading at Oxford American Annex

By Rachel Hoge UCA Department of Writing LITTLE ROCK—The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will host a faculty reading at the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public. The department has hosted several events at the OA Annex, located next door to South on Main, a celebrated Little Rock restaurant a … [Read more...]

Rick Springfield homecoming performance sold out


By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning musician, author and actor, will perform to a sold-out audience in UCA Public Appearances’ homecoming show at Reynolds Performance Hall on October 29. Springfield has sold more than 25 million records and had 17 Top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the H … [Read more...]

UCA participates in Food Day 2015

The University of Central Arkansas will participate in the second annual Food Day on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in Hot Springs at the Farmers and Artisans Market at 121 Orange Street. Students in the Dietetic Internship (DI) program will host a smart shopping workshop at 9 a.m., and a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. The UCA DI is one of only two in Arkansas. For a full list of events, visit … [Read more...]

Tournées French Film Festival at UCA

Visit the French-speaking world without leaving Central Arkansas through the Tournées French Film Festival at the University of Central Arkansas. The Tournées French Film Festival is from Oct. 30 to Nov. 13 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus of UCA. An audience discussion with a panel of UCA faculty will follow each film, and refreshments will be served. All films are free … [Read more...]

CHBS 6th Annual Interprofessional Education Forum

What:              Interprofessional Forum for the students in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) When:              9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Where:             UCA Student Center Ballroom Details:            Teamwork and collaboration amongst health professionals is essential to care for patients in today’s complex health care environment. To better pr … [Read more...]

UCA’s TEDx premiers on new date

The inaugural TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas originally set to debut on the campus of University of Central Arkansas on Saturday, March 12, 2016 will now take place on Friday, March 4, 2016. The all-day event will be held in the Ida Waldran Auditorium located inside UCA’s oldest building, Old Main. TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas speakers will be announced in January of 2016. If you have … [Read more...]

UCA receives Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Grant

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF) announced its support of $137,000 over three years for the Graduation and Retention Interventions for Marginalized Men of Color and the College Transition Collaborative at the University of Central Arkansas. “The intent of the funding is two-fold,” said Angela Webster-Smith, associate vice president for Institutional Diversity. “By allowing UCA to combi … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to perform Nov. 5

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659; christinam@uca.edu John Erwin, (501) 450-5757; johne@uca.edu October 16, 2015 UCA CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE SET FOR NOV. 5 By Flora Violleau College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office  CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir will pe … [Read more...]

TEDx “Addiction” Salon on Oct. 19

TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas will hold the second TEDx Salon themed “Addiction” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 19 in the Doyne College of Health Sciences Auditorium. Lisa Ray, Director of UCA’s Addiction Studies Program, will host the event. The salon will entail two prerecorded TED talks followed by discussion about addiction and related topics, such as connection and vulner … [Read more...]