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Vice-President: Dr. Parrent, 450-5070
Associate Vice-President: Dr. Winden Fey, 450-5384
Director of Academic Advising: Ms. Eubank, 450-5149
Director of Learning Communities: Dr. Stone, 450-5148
Assistant Director of Learning Communities: Ms. Awbrey
Coordinator of UCAN Program: Mr. Williams
Faculty Resident Masters: Ms. Horton, Ms. Jeffcoat, Dr. Phwandaphwanda, Dr. Snyder, Dr. Swift, Dr. Yarberry
Residential College Advisor: Ms. Ruud
The Division of Enrollment Management works to recruit, support, and retain students and to help educate them by providing services and resources that contribute to their success and graduation.
- Academic Success Center
- Academic Success Workshops
- UCAN and UCAN II
- Learning Community Programs
- Residential Colleges
- Traditional Learning Communities
- Academic Advising Center
Academic support services are offered through the learning community programs and the Academic Advising Center, as well as through intervention programs such as the Academic Success Workshops and UCAN, where students can receive academic assistance both in content area and in the improvement of study skills. The Residential Colleges give students an opportunity to enrich their college experience in living/learning communities, while the Traditional Learning Communities Program provides both residential and commuter students with the benefits of a clustered learning curriculum.
 Academic Advising Center
Academic advisors offer students advisement related to registration, academic programs, and academic planning, as well as assisting students in locating resources to meet individual educational needs. They advise all incoming first-year students, undeclared students, visiting students, and undeclared transfer students. For more information visit the AAC on the web or phone 450-5149.
 Learning Community programs
UCA's Residential Colleges cultivate an environment that encourages intellectual risk, leading to academic growth. Students join faculty and staff to create a community of scholars who work together to engage in academic, professional, and civic endeavors. By participating in learning communities, a commitment to a culture of inclusiveness, innovation, integrity and collaboration is affirmed. In order to help meet the needs of first-year and continuing students, the Residential Colleges give students the opportunity:
- To take classes in the Residential Colleges with those of similar majors and interests.
- To live and learn in a community of students faculty, and staff.
- To participate in a variety of co-curricular academic experiences.
- To contribute to a variety of service-learning experiences.
- To participate in the Hughes Leadership Institute.
- To become an advocate for peers.
- To minor in Public Scholarship and Community Engagement (available Fall 2013).
[3.2] General Information
UCA's Residential College curricula consist of UCA Core courses taught by a team of professors from different disciplines organized around an academic theme. The five Residential Colleges are as follows:
Hughes Residential College in Hughes Hall
Theme: Living Leadership
STEM Residential College in Arkansas Hall
Theme: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
EDGE Residential College in State Hall
Theme: Educating for Global Engagement
The Stars Residential College in Short/Denney Hall
Theme: Living the Arts
EPIC Residential College in Bear Hall
Theme: Entrepreneurship, Public Scholarship, Innovation & Community Engagement
The Residential College program is much more than taking courses in your residence hall. For the educational process to be at the center of the student's life, the Residential Colleges offer common areas where faculty, staff and students gather engage in lively conversations, work on group projects, study, and hold performances. Each Residential College has a classroom, study area, as well as faculty and staff offices. These environments are designed for living and learning.
UCA's Residential Colleges sponsor a number of co-curricular and service-learning opportunities including travel to museums, regional performances, field experiences, competitions, and study abroad in Rwanda.
[3.3] Admission Requirements
UCA's Residential Colleges limit enrollment. For admission requirements and more information contact
Director, UCA’s Residential Colleges
201 Donaghey Ave
Harrin Hall 208
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas 72035-5000