UCA TO HOST ARKANSAS CREATIVE SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT 

The University of Central Arkansas and the Arkansas Cinema Society will host the crowdfunding/distribution platform Seed&Spark on campus March 1 for the Arkansas Creative Sustainability Summit to help Arkansas-based creators build sustainable artistic careers. Seed&Spark founder and CEO Emily Best will be on campus for the summit, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the McCastlain … [Read more...]

UCA TO PRESENT SECOND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBITION

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, along with the College of Fine Arts and Communication, will celebrate Black History Month with the second annual Black History Month Art Exhibition from Friday, Feb. 21 to Thursday, March 12 at UCA Downtown, located at 1105 W. Oak Street in downtown Conway. An artists’ reception is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 21, … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY MEETING

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Friday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. in the Board of Trustees Conference Room in Wingo Hall. The following meetings and events will also take place on Friday, Feb. 21: The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. in Wingo Hall, room 210. The board will have lunch in Wingo Hall, room 210, … [Read more...]

GOV. HUTCHINSON APPOINTS CURTIS BARNETT TO  UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently appointed Curtis Barnett to the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees. A 1986 UCA graduate and a native of Sherwood, Barnett serves as president and chief executive officer for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Barnett received a Bachelor of Science in public administration from UCA, a master’s in public administration from the University of … [Read more...]

ACS CHAPTER RECOGNIZED WITH OUTSTANDING AWARD

The American Chemical Society (ACS) at the University of Central Arkansas has been selected to receive an Outstanding award based on the chapter’s activities during the 2018-19 academic year. Of the more than 1,000 chapters nationwide, the UCA chapter was one of 59 chapters selected for the Outstanding award. This is the sixth recognition in seven years. The chapter will be honored at the ACS … [Read more...]

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

The University of Central Arkansas is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Conway Area Youth Leadership Institute (CAYLI), formerly known as the Faulkner County Youth Leadership Institute. CAYLI is designed to develop leadership potential in 11th- and 12th-grade students. The institute consists of a two-day overnight retreat and seven monthly sessions, which cover human services, education, … [Read more...]

UCA EARNS CARNEGIE FOUNDATION COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CLASSIFICATION

The Carnegie Foundation has announced that the University of Central Arkansas is one of the 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates an institutional commitment to community engagement. This important classification is awarded following a process of self-study by each institution, which is then assessed … [Read more...]

UCA’S BAUM GALLERY TO HOST SPRING STUDENT ART COMPETITIVE

The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will once again host the annual Student Art Competitive (ASAC) March 3-13. An opening reception will be held March 3 at 4 p.m. During this event, UCA students are allowed to submit up to three different pieces for possible inclusion. All works are then juried, and multiple awards are given. This is an opportunity for students to participate in a … [Read more...]

UCA WIND ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM WORLD PREMIERE AT REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL

By: Kira Jinkins College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble will showcase the world premiere of “Double Concerto for Trumpet Trombone and Antiphonal Wind Ensemble” in a joint concert with the Symphonic Band at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Reynolds Performance Hall. The Wind Ensemble commissioned the original piece from well-known … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE AT UCA APPOINTS NEW ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

The University of Central Arkansas Community Development Institute (CDI) has announced the appointment of six new advisory board members. The six new members include Lisa Johnson, president of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce in Louisiana; Bill Luther, president and CEO of the El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce; Talicia Richardson, executive director of 64.6 … [Read more...]