UCA LAUNCHES $100 MILLION FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

The University of Central Arkansas launched the public phase of the largest fundraising effort in university history. The campaign, UCA Now: Impact Arkansas and Beyond, is a comprehensive capital campaign with a goal of raising $100 million. “This $100 million campaign again raises the bar for our university and places UCA in special company relative to peers,” said UCA President Houston Dav … [Read more...]

UCA TO HOST TWO-DAY VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ‘THE UYGHUR CRISIS AND ISLAM IN EAST ASIA’

The University of Central Arkansas, in collaboration with the Arkansas branch of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, will host a two-day, virtual workshop titled “The Uyghur Human Rights Crisis in East Asia.” The public event will take place over Zoom on Friday, April 23, from 6-7 p.m. A teacher workshop will be held Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. These events are at no co … [Read more...]

UCA LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN PUBLIC PHASE

Largest fundraising effort in university history  WHO:     President Houston Davis                  Members of the UCA Board of Trustees                  Vice President of University Advancement Mary Lackie WHEN:    noon, Friday, April 9, 2021 WHERE:  Harding Centennial Plaza and Fountain DETAILS: The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees and President Houston Davis will hos … [Read more...]

QUEEN’S CARTOONISTS TO PERFORM AT UCA’S REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

The University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes the Queen’s Cartoonists on Monday, April 19 at 7:30 pm. The Queen’s Cartoonists are a jazz band specializing in music from cartoons from the 1920s to present day. These world-class professional musicians, born on three continents, come together to create a concert of classical music and jazz for everyone. Since their incep … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Update: Continued Protocol, Vaccinations, and Phased Return to Normal Operation

Update from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff I hope that you all have returned from spring break rested and ready for the sprint to the finish of the spring semester. Following up on my email to you from March 18, 2021, I wanted to reiterate several points and provide an update on steps that the university will take as we return to normal operations for the fall … [Read more...]

Important Information Regarding Spring and Fall Semesters

Update from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff As we prepare to take a well-deserved mental and physical break next week, I wanted to visit with all of you regarding the remainder of the spring semester and share some information regarding the fall semester. From short-term questions related to vaccinations and possible changes to state COVID requirements to longer-term … [Read more...]

Student Vaccination Eligibility

Update regarding COVID-19 vaccinations from President Houston Davis to students, faculty, and staff Gov. Asa Hutchinson has opened up vaccination eligibility to Phase 1-C, which allows many of our students to now be eligible for a vaccine. Included in these categories of eligibility are our students that have risk factors related to COVID-19, those that work in food service, and students that … [Read more...]

‘American Ninja Warrior’ host Akbar Gbaja-Biamila is coming to Reynolds in Conway

The University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes distinguished speaker, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila on Tuesday, April 6th at 7:30 pm. Akbar is the host of NBC’s four-time Emmy Award-nominated hit competition series “American Ninja Warrior.” He is also host of the Universal Kid’s spin off show, “American Ninja Warrior Jr.”, as well as NFL Networks’ highest rated show, “NFL Fantasy L … [Read more...]

UCA SEES 21 PERCENT INCREASE IN DAY OF GIVING DONORS 

The University of Central Arkansas set an all-time record of participation as 2,023 donors contributed to the success of its seventh annual Day of Giving campaign held on Thursday, March 11. This marks a 21% increase over last year’s number of donors.  Donors from 43 states and Canada helped to raise $717,095 during the 24-hour fundraising campaign.  UCA President Houston Davis announced the … [Read more...]

MIZE AWARDED FOR WORK IN PHYSICAL THERAPY

Lori Mize, clinical instructor I, was awarded the Education Excellence Award during the Academy of Pelvic Health's annual business meeting held March 8. This is one of three national awards given for the American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Pelvic Health. Mize is particularly recognized for leading the academy’s coursework into the digital environment, for leadership and coll … [Read more...]