UCA announces May Board of Trustees meeting

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold its May meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 25, in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. Those wishing to view the meeting virtually may do so using this link. A printable copy of the board agenda may be found here. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m., prior to the board meeting, in Wingo Hall, room 210. … [Read more...]

UCA announces Community Development Pipeline Cohort

The University of Central Arkansas Center for Community and Economic Development has selected 25 Northwest Arkansas leaders to participate in the Community Development Pipeline program. The program is designed to provide training and technical assistance to community leaders in Washington and Benton counties. The Community Development Pipeline program is grant-funded by the Walton Family … [Read more...]

UCA student earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship 

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations University of Central Arkansas student David Adams has been awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.  Awarded through the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, the Goldwater Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the fields of natural sciences, mathematics and … [Read more...]

2023 Laurels and Stripes Photo Gallery

Another amazing Laurels and Stripes is in the books. We honored Nan Snow ’57, this year's Distinguished Alumna, and celebrated the alumni and friends whose generosity has helped to make UCA great. Plus, we danced the night away. Special thanks to all of our sponsors, especially presenting sponsor First Security Bank. Check out the photos and video below to relive all the great m … [Read more...]

UCA alumna earns Fulbright Award 

By: Thomas Staab Office of Media Relations A recent graduate from the University of Central Arkansas has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2023-24 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Shelby Morris of McAlester, Oklahoma, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). Morris earned … [Read more...]

UCA School of Communication Class Takes On Depp v. Heard

When Dylan McLemore watched news coverage of the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial, he saw a legal case with issues that the University of Central Arkansas School of Communication champions: media coverage, reputation management and social media behaviors. So perfectly aligned, in fact, that the UCA associate professor of public relations created a course about the defamation trial this past … [Read more...]

UCA’s Reynolds Performance Hall Announces 2023-24 Schedule

Reynolds Performance Hall has announced a new season of performances including The Barricade Boys straight from London on Sept. 29, the incredible singer and songwriter Ben Folds on Oct. 10, game show favorite Wheel of Fortune LIVE! on Oct. 30, and the smash hit musical The Cher Show on Jan. 21, 2024, along with many other events throughout the year.   Reynolds Performance Hall will feature t … [Read more...]

In photos: UCA celebrates graduates at commencement

The Farris Center at the University of Central Arkansas was a site of celebration and recognition May 5-6 as the University awarded more than 1,160 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies. Revisit the excitement of commencement with this gallery of photos. … [Read more...]

UCA Volunteers Help Clean Up Little Rock Tornado Damage

Members of the University of Central Arkansas community gave their time to help cleanup neighborhoods in Little Rock devastated by the March 31 tornado outbreak. The 27 volunteers were part of Bear Boots on the Ground, a UCA volunteer organization, that worked alongside the nonprofit City Center to remove debris and clean up yards for local residents. The group, made up of students and … [Read more...]

UCA celebrates Doyne Legacy Society donors

The University of Central Arkansas recently hosted its annual Doyne Legacy Society brunch at Buffalo Alumni Hall on the UCA campus.  The April 21 event welcomed new members and celebrated the 118 total members who are part of the Doyne Legacy Society, made up of individuals who have committed to including UCA as part of their estate plans. “Members of the Doyne Legacy Society play a sp … [Read more...]