UCA BEARS FOR CARE PROGRAM AVAILABLE TO FAMILIES

By Taylor Treviso Division of Outreach and Community Engagement The University of Central Arkansas Bears for CARE program will host free respite care events and provide services for families of children with special health needs.  The first event is Saturday, Sept. 29 from 1-5 p.m. at Compass Academy in Conway. Families with children who have special health needs between ages 4-18 and … [Read more...]

GRAND OPENING OF TWISTED TACO IN DONAGHEY HALL

A new restaurant officially opened on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Sept. 13. Twisted Taco, located on the first floor of Donaghey Hall, is a Tex-Mex restaurant serving made-to-order California style burritos, nachos, homemade salsas and the restaurant’s famous “Twisted Tacos.” Approximately 100 campus and community members were on h … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES NONPROFIT WORKSHOP SERIES

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will launch a series of professional development workshops for nonprofits starting this fall and continuing in the spring. All workshops are free and open to nonprofit professionals. The first installment of the series is a two-part workshop titled “Board Development Workshop: Donor Communication & St … [Read more...]

WRITERS@WORK SPEAKER SERIES TO FEATURE STORMOE

By Sydney Lackland College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office Shelle Stormoe will be the inaugural speaker for the University of Central Arkansas’s Writers@Work speaker series on Sept. 18 at 1:40 p.m. in Thompson Hall room 105. The Writers@Work speaker series focuses on the ways in which people on various career paths use writing in different genres and media in their jobs. The e … [Read more...]

CAYLI TO HOST FUNDRAISER

WHO:             Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute WHAT:            Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser WHEN:           Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, 8 a.m to 1 p.m. WHERE:          Stoby’s Restaurant, 805 Donaghey Ave. DETAILS:        The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a fundraiser for the Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI). T … [Read more...]

UCA MAINTAINS HIGH RANKING AMONG ‘TOP PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ IN THE SOUTH

The University of Central Arkansas maintained a ranking in the top 30 best regional public institutions in the South, according to the 2019 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Monday, Sept. 10. UCA ranks 26 in the Top Public Schools category of regional universities in the South, which is the highest ranking among other Arkansas regional public universities. A … [Read more...]

9/11 COLLECTION ON DISPLAY AT UCA ARCHIVES

The University of Central Arkansas Archives began displaying part of its massive collection of 9/11 documents and materials Monday, Sept. 10. The display of 9/11 materials is free and open to the public. The exhibit will remain on display until Sept. 22. The UCA Archives is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Due to the size of the collection, considered to be the largest in the … [Read more...]

UCA FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT OVER 2,000

Incoming class largest since 2015 First-time undergraduate enrollment at the University of Central Arkansas for the fall 2018 semester has surpassed 2,000 students for the first time since 2015. The 2,033 entering freshmen distinguish UCA as having the second-largest first-time undergraduate enrollment in Arkansas. This represents a 5 percent increase over last year’s incoming class of 1 … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES RETHINK YOUR DRINK CAMPAIGN

The University of Central Arkansas is launching the Rethink Your Drink campaign on campus during September to educate students, faculty and staff on the harmful effects of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages and to encourage healthier beverage options. The campaign, developed by the Healthy Active Arkansas initiative, is being implemented through a unique collaboration. Jenna Davidson, director … [Read more...]

AST TO ANNOUNCE 2019 SEASON

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theater will announce the 2019 season at the annual Season Reveal Party on Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. at the President’s Home on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. “Our 2019 lineup will thrill veteran AST audience members and is sure to attract newcomers to our festival. Join us Oct. 4th as we reveal titles that will delight and move you next summer,” said Mary Rut … [Read more...]