BETSY GREER TO VISIT UCA, LECTURE AS SCHEDLER SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE

Craftivism.com founder, author and artist Betsy Greer will lecture at the University of Central Arkansas McCastlain Ballroom on Monday, March 12. Greer is the 2018 Norb and Carol Schedler Scholar-in-Residence, and her visit is also part of UCA’s celebration of Women’s History Month. The free lecture, titled “Tiny Stitches, Maximum Impact,” is scheduled for 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Atten … [Read more...]

UCA PRESENTS BLACK ALUMNI WEEKEND

The University of Central Arkansas Black Alumni Chapter will host the third Black Alumni Weekend from April 13-15, 2018. The Black Alumni Chapter, an affiliate group of the UCA Alumni Association, was established in 2013 to foster a sense of community among UCA’s black graduates and the alumni community while working to advance the university’s mission. Black Alumni Weekend, which is held every … [Read more...]

UCA’S 24-HOUR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN SURPASSES ALL EXPECTATIONS

By giving donors more options from which to choose, the University of Central Arkansas not only met its goal for its fourth annual Day of Giving but also far exceeded it. During the 24-hour drive Thursday, March 8, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends easily surpassed the challenge, raising a total of $434,526.95. The 2018 goal was $50,000, but donors were encouraged to make a … [Read more...]

UCA TO ANNOUNCE NEW INITIATIVE WITH CONWAY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

The University of Central Arkansas will announce a new initiative for the School of Nursing and Conway Regional Medical Center Wednesday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Doyne Health Sciences Center on the UCA campus. Two or more members of the UCA Board of Trustees may be in attendance. … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR’S “THE LAST DAYS OF OSCAR WILDE” TO BE FEATURED ON KUAR’S ARTS & LETTERS

University of Central Arkansas Professor Dr. John Vanderslice, along with his latest novel, “The Lady Days of Oscar Wilde,” will be featured Friday on Arts & Letters on KUAR 89.1 FM. The show will air on the National Public Radio affiliate at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, and at 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 11. This 30-minute episode, “Oscar Wilde: Signs, Omens, Portents & Divinations", is a gli … [Read more...]

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY MASTER’S PROGRAM AT UCA EARNS RE-ACCREDITATION

The National Association of School Psychologists has re-accredited a program in the University of Central Arkansas College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. The school psychology master’s program has earned a seven-year re-accreditation, a designation that represents the highest accreditation status from the NASP. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, the NASP is the world’s largest organization of sch … [Read more...]

UCA MANAGING CONWAY YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The University of Central Arkansas will take over the administration of the Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI), formerly known as the Faulkner County Youth Leadership Institute. CAYLI will be led by the UCA Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, graduates of the Faulkner County Leadership Institute and dedicated volunteers. “Leadership development is a critical component o … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS DAY OF CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN STEM

The University of Central Arkansas STEM Institute will host “A Day of Celebration of Women in STEM” Friday, March 9, starting at 8:15 a.m. in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus. Girls from high schools in central Arkansas such as Conway, Vilonia, Bigelow, Greenbrier, Searcy and Mayflower are invited to attend the event that will feature a keynote address from Elizabeth McC … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS TO ATTEND DAY AT THE CAPITOL

University of Central Arkansas student groups will attend the Day at the Capitol event Monday, March 12 starting at 9:30 a.m. hosted by the Arkansas Association of Students. Members of the UCA’s Student Government Association, President’s Leadership Fellows and IDEAL will attend the half-day event. Student leaders from Arkansas two- and four-year institutions will tour the Arkansas Capitol bu … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES NEW ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP

First class of fellows also announced CONWAY – The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED) has launched a new Community and Economic Development Fellowship program to prepare students for careers in the field. The five students who were selected for this spring’s program are Danny Baxter of Clarksville; Jacob Holland of Cabot; Jordan Johnson of Jac … [Read more...]