The Bear Essentials Pantry receives grant from Kroger Co. Foundation

The Bear Essentials Food Pantry at the University of Central Arkansas received a $12,500 grant from The Kroger Co. Foundation, which will allow them to purchase larger quantities of food to supply students experiencing food insecurity. The Kroger Foundation grant is the largest donation the program has received since it was established in 2014. According to the United States Department of … [Read more...]

Tall Stories’ to Bring The Gruffalo to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes Tall Stories’ production of “The Gruffalo” on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m.   Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  ​Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl … [Read more...]

‘Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom’ comes to Reynolds Performance Hall

The University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall welcomes L.A. Theatre Works with the hilarious, true story behind one of America’s most famous television comedies, “Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom,” Thursday,  Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m.  Lucille Ball is regarded as having paved the way for many of today’s top comediennes while forcing Hollywood to begin d … [Read more...]

UCA Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and the University of Central Arkansas is celebrating with a series of in-person and virtual programming to celebrate the accomplishments of the Black community. It’s a time to honor and recognize the central and significant role that African Americans have and continue to play at UCA and in U.S. history. In honor of Black History Month, the UCA Office of D … [Read more...]

Amended Hours for Thursday, February 2

After monitoring the weather overnight and the condition of our campus infrastructure, core student services will open at 8:00 a.m. on Feb. 2. These services include Torreyson Library, Ronnie Williams Student Center, HPER Center, Student Health Clinic, as well as Christian Cafeteria and other dining locations. Regarding class instruction, all academic classes that begin after 10:00 a.m. will be … [Read more...]

Inclement Weather Closures for Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Due to continued inclement weather and impacted travel in parts of the region, all instruction for Wednesday, February 1, will be canceled and campus operations limited to essential personnel. When classes are canceled, there are no synchronous requirements for students. Faculty will communicate with students regarding asynchronous assignments and adjustments to the syllabus and course … [Read more...]

Inclement Weather Closures for Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Due to anticipated inclement weather, all instruction for Tuesday, January 31, will be canceled and campus operations limited to essential personnel. Faculty will communicate with students regarding any virtual assignments and/or adjustments to the syllabus and course schedule. Christian Cafeteria will be open on Tuesday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for brunch and 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. for dinner. Other … [Read more...]

Cancelation of Evening Classes and Early Closures

An ice storm warning is in effect for areas in Arkansas that include Conway and the UCA campus. In anticipation of freezing rain and ice, we will have reduced hours for campus services beginning this evening. Evening classes for Monday, January 30, 2023, are canceled. This includes all classes with start times of 5 p.m. or later. Faculty will communicate with students regarding any virtual … [Read more...]

UCA receives $1.6 million grant from U.S. Department of Education

The University of Central Arkansas was awarded a $1.6 million grant through the Strengthening Institutions Program with the U.S. Department of Education to support a new initiative for first-time, low-income students during their first year. The new program, titled Bear Life, is a five-year program that aims to decrease the achievement gap in retention and persistence rates for low-income … [Read more...]

UCA announces fall 2022 Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for fall 2022. Recognition as a Presidential Scholar or Dean’s List scholar is based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Eligibility on the Dean’s List requires at least a 3.5 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a minimum c … [Read more...]