C.D. WRIGHT WOMEN WRITERS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES EVENT

Conference will take place November 9-10 with headliners Camille Dungy and Jami Attenberg  The C.D. Wright Women Writers Conference will host its third annual event Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9 at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. The conference is open to all, though it will cater to women-identifying writers from all genres and all experience levels, from journalism to mass … [Read more...]

UCA HONORED BY MINORITY ACCESS, INC. FOR FOURTH YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas has been honored as an institution committed to diversity for 2019 by Minority Access, Inc, a nonprofit organization committed to increasing diversity, decreasing disparities and reducing incidences of environmental injustices. This is the fourth consecutive year that UCA has earned the distinction of being a College/University Committed to … [Read more...]

ASHCRAFT SET TO BE PUBLISHED

Research in Nursing & Health (RINAH) has accepted an article from Pam Ashcraft, associate professor in the School of Nursing, for an upcoming issue of the publication. Her article is titled, "Defining the Language of Research: An SNRS Consensus Statement." RINAH is a peer-reviewed general research journal devoted to the publication of a wide range of research that will inform the practice … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2020 SEASON

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre (AST) at the University of Central Arkansas announced its 2020 season of professional theatre at an Oct. 15 Season Reveal party held at the UCA President’s Home. “The 2020 season will feature Shakespeare’s delightful comedy ‘As You Like It,’ the beautiful and intriguing musical ‘Into the Woods’ and the hilarious mashup ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare … [Read more...]

MARESH RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Twala Maresh, senior clinical instructor, was awarded the 2019 Arkansas Physical Therapy Association Distinguished Service Award at the fifth annual OPTimize Conference held Oct. 4-6 in North Little Rock. Hosted by the Arkansas Physical Therapy Association, this award is given to individuals with significant contributions to physical therapy in Arkansas in one or more of the following areas: … [Read more...]

UCA OFFICER GRADUATES FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY 

Capt. Justin Tapley of the University of Central Arkansas Police Department recently graduated from the 277th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Tapley is the first officer to represent the UCA Police Department at the FBI National Academy, and he was one of two police officers to represent Arkansas at this session. The FBI National Academy consists of 10 weeks of … [Read more...]

UCA NAMES FIRST BEAR PARTNER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

The University of Central Arkansas has named Madeline Brodsky a 2019 UCA Bear Partner Scholarship recipient. She is the first student to be awarded this scholarship. The Bear Partner Scholarship awards a student who transfers from each participating two-year college, including Arkansas State University-Beebe, University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton and the University of … [Read more...]

UCA BREAKS GROUND ON INTEGRATED HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING

The University of Central Arkansas hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Integrated Health Sciences Building on Friday, Oct. 11 on the UCA campus. The new 80,000-square-foot, four-story facility will be home to the School of Nursing and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with the Nabholz Center for Healthcare Simulation and Interprofessional Teaching Center to be … [Read more...]

‘TAJ EXPRESS’ BRINGS BOLLYWOOD CULTURE  TO UCA’S REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

“Taj Express: A Bollywood Musical Revue” will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Reynolds Performance Hall, located on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. The international sensation “Taj Express” is a high-energy celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions. Through a fusion of film, joyous dance and thrilling live music, … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES OCTOBER MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The following meetings and events will also take place on Friday, Oct. 11: The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m. in Wingo Hall, room 210. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, room 210, … [Read more...]