UCA DAY OF GIVING CAMPAIGN BREAKS RECORDS

The University of Central Arkansas raised $41,504.80 from 1,154 donors during its third annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 16 marking a third consecutive year increase in money raised. “We are moved by the generosity of our faculty, staff, students and alumni during our Day of Giving,” said UCA President Houston Davis. “All the way to the final hour, the level of participation … [Read more...]

UCA HIRES ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL

By Ty Hollowell Division of University Relations and Creative Services The University of Central Arkansas announces the hiring of Mindy Pipkin as the new associate general counsel/compliance officer for the university. One of Pipkin’s primary responsibilities will be coordinating the university’s compliance with Title IX and investigating and responding to all Title IX complaints. Pipkin … [Read more...]

SCHEDLER SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will host Dr. Chelsea Harry as the 2017 Norbert and Carol Schedler Scholar-in-Residence. Harry will present a lecture titled “Function, Flourishing and Fair Treatment: An Aristotelian Argument for Non-Human Animal Well-Being” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 27 in the College of Business Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a … [Read more...]

UCA ACCREDITATION STATUS REAFFIRMED

The Higher Learning Commission has continued the accreditation of the University of Central Arkansas. “Our students, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees all worked collaboratively to ensure we met and exceeded criteria to continue our accreditation status,” said UCA President Houston Davis. “A special thank you to our former president, Tom Courtway, for his leadership and guidance through this … [Read more...]

UCA DAY OF GIVING CAMPAIGN SET FOR MARCH 16

CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas will kick off its third annual UCA Day of Giving campaign on Thursday, March 16 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Social media, videos, and email will be used to update donors throughout the day and to encourage participation in the event. As pressures rise on universities to increase amounts of private funding to make up for relatively flat state funding, … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM MARCH 16

By Taelor Pickett College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble is set to perform Thursday, March 16, in Reynolds Performance Hall. Conducted by Director of Bands Dr. Ricky Brooks, the concert will be the first performance this semester of the Department of Music’s concert series at Reynolds. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and … [Read more...]

TONY AWARD-WINNING ‘ANNIE’ TO MAKE STOP AT UCA

By Jamal Rashaun Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Tony Award-winning production of Annie will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. “We are pleased to present this beloved, classic tale of little orphan Annie and her search for family,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “T … [Read more...]

CONDUCTOR CREATES PARTNERSHIP FOCUSED ON YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS

Partnership announces new programs, scholarships for students The University of Central Arkansas’s Conductor and Junior Achievement of Arkansas announced a partnership to create programming that will equip K-12 students with expertise in entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, financial literacy and intrapersonal skills and have planned two major events in the coming weeks and more throughout t … [Read more...]

UCA PLANS 2017 SAFE SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES

The University of Central Arkansas has planned a week of safety-related activities to prepare students for their time away from the university during Spring Break. The Office of Student Wellness and Development and the University of Central Arkansas Police Department planned Safe Spring Break 2017 activities to take place from Monday, March 6 through Thursday, March 9. The events consist of … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR ELECTED TO DISTINGUISHED FELLOWSHIP FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY

A University of Central Arkansas professor has been elected to Distinguished Fellowship of the National Academy of Practice in Physical Therapy. Dr. Chad Lairamore, assistant physical therapy professor and chair of the Interprofessional Education Committee in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences will receive the National Academy of Practice in Physical Therapy medallion at the Annual … [Read more...]